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date: 30 November 2020

William fitz Osbertlocked

(d. 1196)
  • Derek Keene

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William fitz Osbert (d. 1196), populist leader, was the son of Osbert the Clerk, and also known as William cum barba ('with the beard'). He was a controversial figure of whom one contemporary said that he cultivated his barba prolixa (hence the later name ...

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