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Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester
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Name[1] Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester
Alt Name[1] Robert de Beaumont, Justiciar of England
Alt Name[1][14] Robert le Bossu
Gender Male
Birth[1][14] 1104  Twin? of: Waleran de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Worcester (1) 
Marriage aft Nov 1120 to Amice de Gael, Countess of Leicester
Death[1] 5 Apr 1168 probably Brackley, Northamptonshire, England
Reference Number? Q1364180?

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Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (1104 – 5 April 1168) was Justiciar of England 1155–1168.

The surname "de Beaumont" is given him by genealogists. The only known contemporary surname applied to him is "Robert son of Count Robert". Henry Knighton, the fourteenth-century chronicler notes him as Robert "Le Bossu" (meaning "Robert the Hunchback" in French).

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