NameRoger de Montgomery Earl of Shrewsbury
Birthbef 1030, St. Germain, Normandy, France
Death27 Jul 1094, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
BurialAbbey of St Pete, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
FatherRoger de Montgomery (<1030-1094)
Misc. Notes
Roger held numerous properties and titles; he ruled Normandy in the absence of William the Conqueror, 1066+. He was also Earl of Shrewsbury in Britain and held numerous other titles. {-see "Falaise Roll," M.J.Crispin (1938), p.100-01.} Roger was the first Earl of Sussex {(per "Complete Peerage," G.E.Cokayne, I:138-9)}- his grants from William the Conqueror included much of Sussex (including Chichester and the castle and honor of Arundel) and lands in Shropshire with the castles of Shrewsbury and Montgomery. His titles were forfeit to the crown when his son Robert was attainted in 1102; the estates were then conferred by Henry I on his 2nd wife Adelicia [ID2950], who after Henry I died m. William d'Aubigny.

Earl of Shrewsbury Earl of Arundel

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Birthabt 1015, Alençon, Orne, France
Death2 Dec 1079, Chateau de Bures-sur-Dive, France
BurialAbbey of Troarn, Eure, France
MotherHildeburg (-~1067)
Marriage1048, Perche, France
ChildrenSibyl (~1058-1107)
 Robert II (~1054-1131)
 Roger (-1123)
 Hughes (1042-1098)
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