|Osbern FITZ RICHARD, Sheriff of Hereford
Osbern FITZ RICHARD, Sheriff of Hereford
- Born: Arwystle, Herefordshire, England
- Died: After 1087
Compiler's 26/28 x great-grandfather
Domesday Book records “Osbern fitzRichard Scrob” holding numerous properties in Worcestershire; several properties in Herefordshire; land in Easton, Riseley, Keysoe and Elvedon in Bedfordshire; several places in Shropshire. Orderic Vitalis records that “Osbernus, Ricardi cognomento Scrop filius et Bernardus de Nov Mercato gener eius” committed excesses “in territorio Wigornensi”, dated to [1087/88] from the context. 1
Osbern married Nesta FERCH GRUFFYDD, daughter of Gruffydd AP LLEWELYN, Tywysog Deheubarth, and Aldgyth (Ealdgith, Edith) of Mercia, Queen of England.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Osbern FitzRichard.