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William fitz Osbern, earllocked

(d. 1071)
  • C. P. Lewis

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William fitz Osbern, earl (d. 1071), magnate, was from a Norman family connected with the ducal house, his father, Osbern, being nephew to Gunnor, wife of Duke Richard (I) (d. 996), and his mother, Emma, a niece of Duke Richard himself. Of an age with the future ...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]
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