Hugh d'Avranches "le Gros," Earl of Chester

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Hugh d'Avranches "le Gros," Earl of Chester, son of Richard le Goz, Vicomte d'Avranches and Emma de Conteville, was born about 1047.1 He died 27 July 1101.1

Hugh married Ermentude, daughter of Hugh de Creil, Count and Margaret de Roucy.2,3

By various unknown mistresses, he had several known illegitimate sons and daughters.4

For more information about Hugh d'Avranches "le Gros," Earl of Chester, please see this Wikipedia article.

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Ermentude b. aft. 1080
  • Richard d'Avranches, Earl of Chester, Vicomte d'Avranches3 b. abt. 1094, d. 25 Nov 1120
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  1. [S2054] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage: Or a History of the House of Lords and All Its Members From the Earliest Times: Revised and Much Enlarged, 13 in 14 vols. (London, England: The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1940), 3:164, further cited as CP.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:233 (Clermont 1), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S2054] CP, 3:165.
  4. [S2072] K. S. B. Keats-Rohan, Domesday People: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents 1066-1166: I. Domesday Book (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 1999), 259, further cited as Keats-Rohan, Domesday People.