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Torigni, Robert de [called Robert de Monte]locked

(c. 1110–1186)
  • David S. Spear


Torigni, Robert de [called Robert de Monte] (c. 1110–1186), chronicler and abbot of Mont-St Michel, was born c.1110, the son of Teduin and Agnes of Torigni-sur-Vire, near St Lô in Normandy. But knowledge of both Robert's birth date and his parentage is flawed: the date is based on the assumption that he would not have entered ...

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