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Richard de Pridias Lord of Prideaux 1160 – 1225

Richard de Pridias Lord of Prideaux   1160 – 1225

Richard de Pridias, Lord of Prideaux was the son of Nicholas. He lived through the reigns of Henry II, Richard the Lion heart, John and Henry III, the latter being famous for pointless wars and extortionate taxation. He was however, one of the greatest patrons of medieval

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Baldwin de Pridias Lord of Prideaux – 1109 – 1165

Baldwin de Pridias Lord of Prideaux – 1109 – 1165

The name Baldwin de Pridias, Lord of Prideaux was introduced into Britain by the Normans, and when Richard de Pridias Lord of Prideaux named his first born Baldwin he  demonstrated  how enmeshed the Prideaux family was in the new Norman society. The first Norman King of Jerusalem in 1100

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