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Béthune, Robert delocked

(d. 1148)
  • Julia Barrow

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Béthune, Robert de (d. 1148), bishop of Hereford, is described as a Fleming by Robert de Torigni; however, his biographer, William of Wycombe, says he and Robert came from nearby villages, and the likelihood is that Béthune was born in Buckinghamshire, perhaps at ...

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John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]
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