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Walcher, Bishop of Durham

Male - 1080


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  • Name Walcher   [1
    Suffix Bishop of Durham 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1080  Gateshead, Northumbria, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I11793  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Children 
    +1. Alice Fitz Walcher
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 11:32:40 
    Family ID F6880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "William Walcher (or just Walcher, sometimes Walchere or Walker; died 14 May 1080) was the bishop of Durham from 1071, a Lotharingian, the first non-Englishman to hold that see and an appointee of William the Conqueror following the Harrying of the North. He was murdered in 1080, which led William to send an army into Northumbria to harry the region again." [Wikipedia]

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S160] Wikipedia.