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Ételan, Simon d' [Simon the Norman]locked

(d. 1249)
  • Henry Summerson


Ételan, Simon d' [Simon the Norman] (d. 1249), administrator, derived from Ételan near Pont-Audemer (Seine-Maritime), though he may have had connections with a minor landowning family in Berkshire. First recorded in the early 1230s, he became a royal clerk; styled (magister), he had probably studied canon law on the continent, since he was employed by ...

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