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Cumin [Comyn], Williamlocked

(d. c. 1160)
  • Alan Young


Cumin [Comyn], William (d.c. 1160), ecclesiastic and administrator, was notable for his infamous attempt to usurp the bishopric of Durham between 1141 and 1144. His family origins, possibly from Bosc-Bernard-Commin near Rouen, are obscure. There were several families of Norman clerks in ...

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