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Ételan, Simon d' [Simon the Norman]

Henry Summerson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ételan, Simon d' [Simon the Norman] (d. 1249), administrator, derived from Ételan near Pont-Audemer (Seine-Maritime), though he may have had connections with a minor landowning family in Berkshire. First recorded in the early 1230s, he became a royal clerk; styled (magister), he had probably studied canon law on the continent, since he was employed by ...

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