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(d. 1103)
  • C. L. Kingsford
  • , revised by Marios Costambeys


Osbern (d. 1103), bishop of Exeter, was the son of Osbern the seneschal, who was guardian of Normandy for the then Duke William. He was therefore brother of William Fitz Osbern, earl of Hereford. He went to England during the reign of Edward the Confessor...

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