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Hugues De Montgomery
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ABT 1042 St Germain Montgomery, Normandy, France
Roger De Montgomery
Mabel De Talvas D' Alencon
31 JUL 1098 Montgomery, Montgomershire, Wales aged 56
Name Suffix: 2nd Earl Of Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury, Earldom of: His [Roger, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury's] son, the 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury (or Shropshire) of the 1074 creation, was killed by a missile launched from a Norse (or conceivably Irish) raiding party off the Anglesey coast while riding along the forshore on that island trying to fend them off. He was accounted gentle by the English and Normans but a Hammer by the Welsh. Under the systerm then prevailing the Earldom passed to an elder brother, Robert de Belleme, who constructed Bridgnorth Castle and continued the family policy of harrying the Welsh. He rebelled against Henry I and in 1102 was deprived of the Earldom of Shrewsbury/Shropshire, together with his English and Welsh estates. [Burke's Peerage, p. 2604]

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