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Percy, William delocked

(d. 1096x9)
  • Emma Cownie

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Percy, William de (d. 1096x9), baron and administrator, probably took his name from Percy-en-Auge, Calvados, Normandy. According to the cartulary of Whitby Abbey, he bore the nickname of Asgernuns or Ohtlesgernuns, which may have been in allusion to his moustaches. An untrustworthy late memorandum in the ...

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