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William [called William Turbe]locked

(c. 1095–1174)
  • Christopher Harper-Bill


William [called William Turbe] (c. 1095–1174), bishop of Norwich, was by Norwich tradition a Norman by birth. The name Turbe or Turba, under which he is sometimes found, probably derives from the nickname (turbo) (whirlwind) rather than any place name. He probably entered ...

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