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Esperling

Male


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  • Name Esperling   [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I4868  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Family Sprota 
    Married Aft 942  [1
    Children 
    +1. Rodulf of Ivry
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F3013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "His name is given only in Robert of Torigny's additions to [Gesta Normannorum Ducum by Guillaume de Jumi├Ęges], which states that after the death of William, Sprota was forced to become the concubine of a very rich man called Esperleng, who held mills at Vandreuil [GND (Rob. Tor.) vi, 17(38) (vol. 2, p. 175)]. But his existence is guaranteed by other sources which state that count Rodulf was a half-brother of Richard by the same mother [GND iv, 20 (vol. 1, pp. 134-5); see also Dudo iv, 77 (p. 171), who calls him a brother of Richard]." [The Henry Project, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England, by Stewart Baldwin and Todd A. Farmerie.