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Robert Fitz Harding

Male Abt 1096 - 1171  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Robert Fitz Harding  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1096 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Bristol merchant of great wealth and influence 
    Occupation 1141 
    Founded the Abbey of St. Augustine at Bristol 
    Property 1153 
    Received a grant for the Castle and "herness" of Berkeley from Henry d'Anjou (shortly before his accession as King Henry II) 
    Occupation 1155 
    Feudal Lord of Berkeley 
    Occupation 1168 
    Entertained Dermot Mac Murrough (King of Leinster) on his arrival at Bristol to solicit succour from Henry II 
    Property Son of Harding (living c. 1125); grandson of Eadnoth (killed 1068), "Staller" to King Harold and Edward the Confessor 
    Died 5 Feb 1171 
    Person ID I21889  Godbout
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

     1. Maurice Fitz Robert de Berkeley,   b. Abt 1120,   d. 16 Jun 1190  (Age ~ 70 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F11908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, George Edward Cokayne; Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand & Howard de Walden, editors, (Reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), Volume II, pp. 124-125.

    2. [S728] A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland and Scotland, John Burke, Esq., (Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, London, 1831), 50-51.