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Warelwast, William delocked

(d. 1137)
  • Frank Barlow

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Warelwast, William de (d. 1137), administrator and bishop of Exeter, was a Norman who took his name from Ver-à-Val, some 5 kilometres north-west of Yvetot (Seine-Maritime), then on the demesne of the abbey of St Wandrille. His family, education, and career before 1087 are unknown. Although ...

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