Person:Roger Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk (1)

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Name Roger le Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1038 St. Saveur, Seine-Maritime, France
Birth? abt 1068 La Rivière-Saint-Sauveur, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Alt Marriage ABT. 1093 to Adelise de Tosny
Marriage 1098 ,,Leicestershire,Englandto Adelise de Tosny
Death? 9 Sep 1107 Thetford, Norfolk, England
Burial? Norwich, Norfolk, England

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Roger Bigod (died 1107) was a Norman knight who came to England in the Norman Conquest. He held great power in East Anglia, and five of his descendants were Earl of Norfolk. He was also known as Roger Bigot, appearing as such as a witness to the Charter of Liberties of Henry I of England.

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