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  • ID: I9965
  • Name: Robert FITZ HARDING 1
  • Name: Robert 'the Devout' FITZ HARDING 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 24 AUG 2011
  • Note:
    From The Complete Peerage:
    The parentage of this Harding (living 1125) has been long and hotly disputed. He has been termed "son of the King of Denmark," "Mayor of Bristol," and so forth.The view now generally accepted is that he was the son of Eadnoth (killed 1068), "Staller" to King Harold and to Edward the Confessor. E.A. Freeman pronounces this descent "in the highest degree probable." 2
  • Birth: ABT 1095 1
  • Death: 05 FEB 1170/71 1



    Father: HARDING

    Marriage 1 Eve DE BERKELEY
    • Married: 1
    • Note: Robert founded, in 1141, the Abbey of St Augustine at Bristol, of which he became a canon. Eve founded a priory of nuns on St Michael's Hill, Bristol, whereof she was Prioress. 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Maurice FITZ ROBERT FITZ HARDING; OTHERWISE DE BERKELEY (2nd) feudal Lord of Berkeley b: ABT 1120

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Berkeley, Vol.2 pp.124-25
    2. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Berkeley, Vol.2 p.124
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