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Judith de Montanolier [4058]
Herluin de Conteville Viscount of Conteville [2773]
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(Abt 1003-Abt 1050)
Richard le Goz Viscount of Avranches [4059]
(Abt 1025-1066)
Emma de Conteville [4061]
(Abt 1029-)

Hugh Lupus (wolf) le Gros (the fat) d'Avranches 1st Earl Chester [4063]
(Abt 1050-1101)


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Ermentrude de Clarenont [6623]

Hugh Lupus (wolf) le Gros (the fat) d'Avranches 1st Earl Chester [4063] 24,25

  • Born: Abt 1050
  • Marriage: Ermentrude de Clarenont [6623]
  • Died: 27 Jul 1101 about age 51
  • Buried: Cemetery of St. Werburgh

bullet  General Notes:

died a monk.
Hugh 'Lupus' d'AVRANCHES, 1st E. Chester,_1st_Earl_of_Chester

Hugh due to his gluttony became so fat that he could hardly walk, earning him the nickname of le Gros (the Fat). He would also earn the nickname Lupus (Wolf) for his savage ferocity against the Welsh

bullet  Burial Notes:

On 23 July 1101, Hugh became a monk and died four days later, being buried in the cemetery of St. Werburgh. His body was later moved by earl Ranulf le Meschin and reburied in the Chapter House


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Acceded: Earl of Chester, 1071. in 1071 he was promoted to become the second Earl of Chester

Acceded: Vicomte d'Avranches, 1082. In 1082, Hugh succeeded to the title of Vicomte d'Avranches


Hugh married Ermentrude de Clarenont [6623] [MRIN: 2429], daughter of Hugh de Clarenont Count of Clermont, Count of Bevois [6624] and Unknown.

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