Name: Urso D?Arbitot
Birth: in Lincolnshire, England
Change Date: 19 AUG 2009
Could he be the Urso d?Habitot who was said to have been given the manor of Barlow in Derbyshire, and whose descendants at Barlow later called themsleves Barlow? (See Edward Barlow in this file)
Went to England after William the Conqueror's victory in 1066. An unverified story is that Urse was knighted by William during the Battle of Hastings. He was named Earl of Worcester. He infuriated the monks at Worcester Abbey by building the ditch of his castle through their cemetery. He helped to put down a rebellion against William by the Earl of Hereford. Founded Malvern Priory in Malvern, Worcestershire.
Father: Robert D?Arbetot de Montgomery b: ABT 1039 in Perche, France