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date: 23 October 2019

Mortimer, Roger, first earl of Marchlocked

(1287–1330)
  • R. R. Davies

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Mortimer, Roger, first earl of March (1287–1330), regent, soldier, and magnate, was the son and heir of Edmund (I) de Mortimer, lord of Wigmore, and his wife, Margaret de Fiennes.

Roger Mortimer was born in April or May 1287. On the death of his father in July 1304 his wardship was granted to ...

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