Roger de Breteuil, Earl Of Hereford (c.1056 - 1086) MP

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Birthplace: Of, , Herefordshire, England
Death: Died
Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Roger de Breteuil, Earl Of Hereford

ROGER de Breteuil

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(-after 1087).  Guillaume de Jumièges names "Guillaume et Roger l'Obstiné" as the two sons of Guillaume FitzOsbern and Adelisa[204].  On the death of his father, William I King of England granted Roger the succession to the estates in England, whereby he became Earl of Hereford.  He conspired with his brother-in-law Raoul de Gaël Earl of Norfolk at Exning, Cambridgeshire in 1075, at the marriage of his sister, and rebelled against King William I during the latter's absence in Normandy.  They raised an army but were prevented from crossing the River Severn by the Bishop of Worcester and the Abbot of Evesham.  On the king's return to England, Earl Roger was imprisoned and his estates forfeited.  He remained captive for the rest of his life[205].  Florence of Worcester records that "Herefordensis comes Rogerus filius Willelmi…East-Anglorum comiti Radulfo" conspired against King William in [1074][206].  Florence of Worcester records that "comites Morkarum et Rogerum, Siwardum cognomento Barn, et Wlnothum regis Haroldi germanum" were released by King William on his deathbed in 1087[207].  m ---.  The name of Roger's wife is not known.  Roger & his wife had two children
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1056
1056
Of, , Herefordshire, England
1086
1086
Age 30
1995
March 15, 1995
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