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Richard sold the three northern counties of England to the King of Scotland for 10,000 crowns and took off to the Crusades, a good investment at the time, as the Knights Templar later proved.
This son of Duncan 1st of Scotland was sent down to King Edward's Norman court in England, probably as a hostage, by the Earl of Northumbria after the McBeth affair.
he northern Earls, led again by Lord Robert Fitzwalter, with Eustace de Vesci and Saire de Quincey and others were the power hungry instigators of the rebellion, not the common people, as the Robin Hood legend would have us believe, and as we shall see.
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 myrmagna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Gilbert de Clare, heir to the earldom of Hertford.
Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of Essex and Gloucester.
William Marshall jr, heir to the earldom of Pembroke.
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 Articles - Anglo-Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Anglo-Norman barons also settled in Ireland from the 12th century, initially to support Irish regional kings such as Diarmuid MacMorrough, then to support Henry II of England and his son John as Lord of Ireland.
Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, known as "Strongbow", was a significant example.
Most of these Normans came from Wales, not England, and thus the epithet ´Cambro-Normans´ is used to describe them by leading late medievalists such as Seán Duffy.
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