Gherbod The Fleming Earl of 1st Earl of Chester, Earl Of Chester

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Gherbod The Fleming Earl of 1st Earl of Chester (Chester), Earl Of Chester

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Birthplace: Normandy, , , France
Death: Died in Chester, Cheshire, , England
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Son of Gherbod "the Fleming" St. Omer, Advocate Of The Abbey Of Saint Bertin; Gerbod "The Fleming" de St. Omer and Gundred's mother of Advocate de Gherbaud
Brother of Gundred de St. Omer, Countess of Surrey and Fredric of Flanders
Half brother of Sylvie de Normandie, dame de Coquelle and Margaret de Normandy, [Princess]

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About Gherbod The Fleming Earl of 1st Earl of Chester, Earl Of Chester

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GERBOD (-after 22 Feb 1071). William I King of England granted the city of Chester and large areas surrounding it to Gerbod, avoué of the abbey of St Bertin in Flanders, in early 1070, whereby he is considered to have been created Earl of Chester. According to Orderic Vitalis, Gerbod was "continually molested by the English and Welsh alike". He returned to Flanders where he fought and was captured at the battle of Cassel 22 Feb 1071.

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Gherbod The Fleming Earl of 1st Earl of Chester, Earl Of Chester's Timeline

1036
1036
Normandy, , , France
1071
1071
Age 35
Chester, Cheshire, , England
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Earl of Chester