Serlo de Burci

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Serlon de Burci was a Norman of the eleventh century. After the Norman conquest of England, he became a feudal baron and major landowner in south-west England.[1] His feudal barony had as its caput the manor of Blagdon in Somerset.[2][3] He is recorded in the Domesday Survey of 1086.[4]

He is thought to have originated in Burcy, Calvados.

Family[edit]

His daughter and heiress Geva married twice, her second husband being William de Falaise.[5] Robert FitzMartin was her son by her first marriage.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ High Ham | British History Online
  2. ^ Sanders, I., English Baronies, Oxford, 1960, p.15, Blagdon
  3. ^ www.blagdon.org
  4. ^ Domesday Book Online
  5. ^ The Domesday Book Online - Landowners D-F
  6. ^ Martin/Fitz Martin