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Flambard, Ranulflocked

(c. 1060–1128)
  • J. F. A. Mason

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Flambard, Ranulf (c. 1060–1128), administrator and bishop of Durham, was of humble birth.

Orderic Vitalis, who devotes most space to explaining his rise, says that he was of poor and obscure stock, the son of ...

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