Hugh fitzBaldric

York Castle
York Castle, Yorkshire
Photo © John Leach, Feb. 2005

The landholdings of Orm Gamallson of Kirkdale, a rich and influential man, were forfeited to Hugh fitzBaldric after the conquest. Hugh fitzBaldric was a German archer in the sevice of William the Conqueror and was made Sherrif of the County of York, replacing William Malet after his capture in 1069.


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