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  • ID: I03232
  • Name: Roger BIGOD , 2nd Earl of Norfolk, MCS 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1150 in Framlingham Castle, Suffolk, England 3
  • Death: BEF 2 AUG 1221 in Thetford, Wayland, Norfolk, England 4
  • Event: Bullet 1215 MAGNA CHARTA SURETY
  • Note:
    Roger Bigod, 2nd earl of Norfolk, who, in the 1st year of Richard I, had a charter dated at Westminster, 27 November, reconstituting him Earl of Norfolk and steward of the household, his lordship obtaining at the same time restitution of some manors, with grants of others, and confirmation of all his wide-spreading demesnes. In the same year he was made one of the ambassadors from the English monarch to Philip of France, for obtaining aid towards the recovery of the Holy Land. Upon return of King Richard from his captivity, the Earl of Norfolk assisted at the great council held by the king at Nottingham; and at his second coronation, his lordship was one of the four earls that carried the silken canopy over the monarch's head. In the reign of King John he was one of the barons that extorted the great Charters of Freedom from that prince, and was amongst the twenty-five lords appointed to enforce their fulfillment. His lordship m. Isabel, dau. of Hamelyn, Earl of Warrenne and Surrey, and had issue,

    Hugh, his successor.
    William, m. Margaret, dau of Robert de Sutton, with whom he acquired considerable property.
    Thomas.
    Margery, m. to William de Hastings.
    Adeliza, m. to Alberic de Vere, Earl of Oxford.
    Mary, m. to Ralph Fitz-Robert, Lord of Middlesham.

    The earl d. in 1220 and was s. by his eldest son, Hugh Bigod, 3rd earl.

    [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 53, Bigod, Earls of Norfolk]

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    The Bigods held the hereditary office of steward (dapifer) of the royal household, and their chief castle was at Framlingham in Suffolk. [Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1961 ed, Vol. 3, pages 556/557, article Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk.)




    Father: Hugh BIGOD , 1st Earl of Norfolk b: ABT 1095 in Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, England
    Mother: Juliana de VERE b: 1116 in Hedingham, Essex, England

    Marriage 1 Ida de TOENI b: AFT 1160 in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England
    • Married: ABT 25 DEC 1181 5
    Children
    1. Has Children Hugh BIGOD , 3rd Earl of Norfolk, MCS b: ABT 1182 in Framlingham Castle, Suffolk, England
    2. Has Children Margaret BIGOD b: ABT 1184 in Thetford, Norfolk, England
    3. Has Children Mary BIGOD , Heiress of Menthorpe b: ABT 1186 in Menthorpe with Bowthorpe, Yorkshire East Riding, England
    4. Has No Children Alice BIGOD , Heiress of Prayers b: ABT 1188 in Prayers Manor, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 3-1, 7-1, 17c-1, 155-2
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2090
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 3-1, 155-2
    4. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 3-1, 17c-1, 155-2
    5. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: Linda Jack, 3 Sep 2005
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