William of Jumièges

William of Jumièges
William of Jumièges
Benedictine historian (d. 1090)

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  • Robert of Jumièges — ▪ archbishop of Canterbury and bishop of London born , Normandy, France died c. 1055, , Jumièges       one of the Normans given high position by the English king Edward the Confessor (Edward).       Robert was prior of Saint Ouen, Rouen, France,… …   Universalium

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