Richard vicomté d’Avranches
- Born: Abt 1025
- Marriage: Emma 782
- Died: 1066 about age 41
Another name for Richard was Richard le Goz d'Avranches.
~An Analysis of the Domesday Book of the County of Norfolk, "Predigree of Hugh Lupus," p. 16 782
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Richard "le Goz".
Guillaume of Jumièges records that "Ricardus Turstini filius" served Duke Guillaume II loyally after his father "Turstenus cognomento Guz, Ausfridi Dani filius...præses Oximensis" rebelled and was forced to flee into exile [Willelmi Gemmetencis Historiæ (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber VII, VI, p. 270]. The Chronique de Normandie, based on le Roman de Rou, names "Richart d´Avrenchin" among those who took part in the conquest of England in 1066 [Delisle (1867), Pièces justificatives, 22, p. 26]. "Richardi filii Torsteingoiz" witnessed a charter of William I King of England dated 1069 [Delisle (1867), Pièces justificatives, 25, p. 28].
Richard married Emma.782