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Henry de Beaumont (Newburgh) , earl of Warwick

Died: 1119   

William the Conqueror made Henry the first earl of Warwick in 1088. He gained extensive lands and in 1107 Henry I rewarded him for his loyalty with the marcher lordship of Gower. c. 1118 he left England and entered the monastery of St Pierre-des-Préaux, Normandy, where he died 20 June 1119.

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Llangennith Priory, Swansea (founder?)

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Crouch, David, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online - Henry de Beaumont, earl of Warwick (View website) (Subscription reqd.)