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date: 12 May 2021

Geoffrey fitz Peter, fourth earl of Essexlocked

(d. 1213)
  • F. J. West

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Geoffrey fitz Peter, fourth earl of Essex (d. 1213), justiciar, was the son of Peter, forester of Ludgershall, Wiltshire, under Henry II, and the younger brother of Simon, Henry II's sheriff of Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, and Bedfordshire. His mother's name was Matilda or Maud...

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