Sir Richard the Niger (illegitimate)

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Sir Richard de Normandy

Birthplace: Normandie
Death: May 1100 (16-25)
New Forest, Hampshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert II "Curthose", Duke of Normandy and Agnes Giffard
Brother of William de Normandy, Lord of Tortosa
Half brother of Henry of Normandy; William Clito and IIlegitimate daughter of Robert "Curthose" Duke of Normandy

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About Sir Richard the Niger (illegitimate)

Richard de Normandy

s/o Robert "Curthose" Duc de Normandie & Concubine #2

From Medlands:

RICHARD ([1079/80]-killed in the New Forest before Aug 1100). His parentage is stated by Orderic Vitalis[308]. Florence of Worcester records that "suus fratruelis Ricardus comitis…Normannorum Rotberti filius" had also been killed in the New Forest a short time before, killed by an arrow shot by one of his knights, when recording the death of his paternal uncle William II King of England[309]. William of Malmesbury records that "Richard son of Robert earl of Normandy" was killed in the New Forest "by a wound in the neck, or as some say, from being suspended by the jaws on the branch of a tree as his horse passed beneath it"[310]. Orderic Vitalis also specifies that the accident occurred in the New Forest[311].


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Sir Richard the Niger (illegitimate)'s Timeline

May 1100
Age 21
New Forest, Hampshire, England