|Richard FITZ SCROB
Richard FITZ SCROB
- Died: Between 1067 and 1085
No trace has been found in sources in Normandy of "Scrob" whose son Richard is shown below. The name of Richard’s son Osbern suggests that the family was of Viking origin.
Florence of Worcester records that "Rotbertum diaconem et generum eius Ricardum filium Scrob, Ælfredum regis stratorem, Anfridum cognomento Ceocesfot" were allowed to remain in England when Earl Godwin expelled the Normans in . "…Richard Scrob…" witnessed the charter dated 1067 under which William I King of England donated the vill of Cullacliffe to Wulfstan Bishop of Worcester. Domesday records that Richard Scrob/Scrupe held four manors in Worcestershire, Burford in Shropshire, and a manor in Herefordshire during the time of King Edward. Florence of Worcester records that "Herefordenses castellani et Richardus filius Scrob" resisted "Edrcus cognomento Silvaticus filius Ælfrici, fratris Edrici Streonæ…et Richardus filius Scrob" in . 1
Richard married an unnamed daughter of Robert "The Deacon."
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, FitzRichard.