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Avranches, Hugh d', first earl of Chester (d. 1101), magnate and founder of Chester Abbey

C. P. Lewis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14056

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Avranches, Hugh d', first earl of Chester (d. 1101), magnate and founder of Chester Abbey, was the son of Richard Goz, vicomte d'Avranches and seigneur de St Sever, and an unknown mother formerly identified on the basis of unsatisfactory evidence as Emma, supposedly a half-sister of ...

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Subjects: Religion ; UK Politics ; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours ; Local and Family History ; History ; History of Agriculture

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