See also:earl of Norfolk was
See also:RALPH DE GUADER, a follower of
See also:William the Conqueror, who forfeited the earldom when he revolted against William in 1o75; the and was HUGH
See also:BIGOD (d . 1177), one of
See also:Stephen's supporters, to whom the earldom was granted by this
See also:king before 1141 . Hugh's
See also:grandson, HUGH (d . 1225), the 3rd earl of this
See also:line, married Matilda, daughter of William Marshal, earl of Pembroke, and from the Marshals their son ROGER (d . 1270), the 4th earl, inherited the
See also:office of marshal of England . This powerful
See also:family of Bigod retained theearldom until ROGER, the 5th earl, died childless in
See also:December 1306 . The next earl of Norfolk was
See also:THOMAS of BROTHERTON (1300-1338), a younger son of
See also:Edward I., to whom the earldom was granted in 1312 by his
See also:brother, Edward II . In addition to the estates which had formerly belonged to the Bigods Thomas received the office of marshal . He joined
See also:Queen Isabella when she landed in England in 1326, and was one of the
See also:group of nobles who brought about the deposition of Edward II . He died in
See also:August 1338, leaving no son . The survivor of his two daughters,
See also:Margaret (c .
1320-1400), who was countess of Norfolk in her own right, married
See also:John de
See also:Segrave, 3rd
See also:Lord Segrave (d . 1353), and their only
See also:Elizabeth (d. c . 1375) became the wife of John de Mowbray, 4th Lord Mowbray (d . 1368), and the
See also:mother of two sons John and Thomas . In 1397 the countess Margaret was created duchess of Norfolk, and at the same
See also:time her grandson Thomas Mowbray was made duke of Norfolk .
NORICUM (Noricus ager)
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