Abetot, Urso d' - Also called Urso of Worcester. From Abbetot, Seine-Maritime (France). Sheriff of Worcestershire. Brother of Robert the Bursar. Helped crush revolt of Roger of Hereford, 1075. Took much land from Worcester church and Odo of Bayeux after his disgrace. Large holdings in Worcester, Gloucs., Herefords., Warwicks.
Bayeux, Odo, Bishop of - Also Earl of Kent. Half-brother to William I, son of Herlwin, Viscount of Conteville and Herleva, his mistress and William's mother. Regent in William I's absence. Arrested 1082, in prison at Rouen in 1086, pardoned by William I on his death bed; rebelled against William Rufus in 1088, defeated; fled to Normandy, died 1097 on First Crusade. Holdings in 22 counties, some still under his name.