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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Chamberlain Herbert of Winchester & Emma fitz Odin

 159919264. Chamberlain Herbert of Winchester & 159919265. Emma fitz Odin

~1045, Herbert born in France.

1066, Herbert came to England with William the Conqueror.

~1078, Herbert married Emma fitz Odin.

1087-1100, Herbert the chamberlain of the Winchester treasury to King William II.

1086, Herbertus Camerarius tenant in capite in Hampshire. (S) Archaeologia Cambrensis, V4, 1858, PP17-18. [Also Tenant to Archbishop of York in York.]

8/2/1100, Henry I succeeded William Rufus as King of England. At this time there were 2 chamberlains, Herbert and William Mauduit. (S) Government of England Under Henry I, Green, 1989, P32.

Aft. 1100, Herbert the chancellor and treasurer of King Henry I.

Aft. 1100, Herbert became a tenant of the king.

9/1101, Herbertus Regis Camerarius witnessed 2 royal charters at Windsor.

~1110, Herbert the Chamberlain involved in the transfer of Hyde abbey to its new site. [Herbert is mentioned in Hyde Abbey’s Liver Vitae more than anyone but the king. (S) St. William of York, Norton, 2006, P48.]

By 1110, Herbert attested 5 charters dealing with Winchester, 2 about the assessment of geld, and 1 for payment of allowances. (S) Government of England Under Henry I, Green, 1989, P32.

1116-18, Herbert acquired the estate at Kingsclere. (S) St. William of York, Norton, 2006, P47.

1118, H. the Chamberlain attempted to kill King Henry. Herbert was blinded and castrated. (S) Abbot Sugar of St. Denis. (S) William of Malmesbury.

By 1121, Herbert died.

Child of Herbet and Emma:

i. Herbert Fitz Herbert (79959632), born ~1080 in England.

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