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Roger BIGOD, Earl of Norfolk and Suffolk[1]

Male 1148 - 1221  (73 years)


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  • Name Roger BIGOD 
    Suffix Earl of Norfolk and Suffolk 
    Born 1148  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1149  [1
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    _FSFTID LWJR-D84 
    _UID 94E21D05F6A749AEAFAE056A60142361F0CF 
    Died 2 Aug 1221  [1
    Notes 
    • '2nd earl, who, in the 1st year of Richard I., had a charter datedatWestminster, 27 November, constituting him Earl of Norfolk, andstewardof the household, his lordship obtaining at the same timerestitution ofsome manors, with grants of others, and confirmatkionof all his widespreading demesnes. Upon the return of King Richard from his captivity,the Earl ofNorfolk assisted at the great council held by the king atNottingham;and at his second cornonation, his lordship was one of thefour earlsthat carried the silken canopy over the monarch's head. In thereignof King John he was one of the barons that extorted the greatChartersof Freedom from that prince,and was amongst the twenty-fivelordsappointed to enforce their fulfilment.' (BurkeG-53) Magna CartaSurety 1215 He was the Earl of Norfolk & Suffolk.
    Person ID I6659  Work in progress june2018
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2009 

    Father Hugh BIGOD,   b. Abt 1095, Belvoir Castle, Leciestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Mar 1176 77, Thetford Abbey, Norfolkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Julliana DE VERE,   b. Abt 1116, Hedingham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1163  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Family ID F3601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella PLANTAGENET,   b. 1152, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1199  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1170  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary BIGOD,   b. York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Margaret BIGOD,   b. Abt 1166,   d. 31 Mar 1237  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Hugh BIGOD,   b. 1175,   d. 1225  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart