Person:Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester (1)

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Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester
b.abt 1047
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Name Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester
Alt Name Hugh "Lupus" (the Wolf)
Alt Name Hugh "le Gros" (the Fat)
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][4] abt 1047
Marriage abt 1088 Franceto Ermentrude de Clermont
Death[3][4] 27 Jul 1101 Chester, Cheshire, EnglandAbbey of St Werburg's


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Hugh d'Avranches (born circa 1047 – died 27 July 1101), also known as le Gros (the fat[1]) and Lupus (Wolf[2]), was the second Norman Earl of Chester[1] (2nd creation) and one of the great magnates of early Norman England.

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  1. Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. 3.0 3.1 HUGUES d'Avranches, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 3 page 164.
  5.   Ormerod, George; Peter Leycester; William Smith; William Webb; and Thomas Helsby. The history of the county palatine and city of Chester: compiled from original evidences in public offices, the Harleian and Cottonian mss., parochial registers, private muniments, unpublished ms. collections of successive Cheshire antiquaries, and a personal survey of every township in the county, incorporated with a republication of King's Vale royal and Leycester's Cheshire antiquities. (London: G. Routledge, 1882), Vol.1,pp.10-15.