Richard de Harcourt of Renneville, Knight Templar

about 1065–1162 (Age 97)
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

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Richard de Harcourt of Renneville, Knight Templar was born about 1065, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1162, at the age of 97, and was buried in Renneville, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France.

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Richard de Harcourt of Renneville, Knight Templar
1065–1162
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Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from places in Eure and Calvados named Harcourt, from Old French cour(t) ( see Court ) with an obscure first element.2 English: habitational name from either of two places in Shropshire named Harcourt. The one near Cleobury Mortimer gets the name from Old English heafocere ‘hawker’, ‘falconer’ + cot ‘hut’, ‘cottage’; the one near Wem has as its first element Old English hearpere ( see Harper ).

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Harcourt Knight Templar - birth: about 1085; Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

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