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William, second earl of Gloucester (d. 1183), magnate

Robert B. Patterson

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/47236

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William, second earl of Gloucester (d. 1183), magnate, was heir to one of the greatest Anglo-Norman baronies. From his mother, Mabel (d. 1157), daughter of Robert fitz Haimon, came Norman lands, the Welsh marcher county of Glamorgan, and the English honour of ...

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

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