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    • Goodrich Castle was probably built by Godric of Mappestone after the Norman invasion of England, initially as an earth and wooden fortification.Goodrich Castle-Wikipedia
    • Goodrich Castle was first known as Castellum Godrici after Godric of Mappestone, the builder of the first castle on the site.Goodrich, Herefordshire-Wikipedia
    • It is classed by Mr. Moody as a manor identical with the Domesday entry of Ovingefort, then held by Godric the king's thegn.Horringford Manor-Wikipedia
    • Goodrich Castle appears to have been in existence by 1101, when it was known as Godric's Castle, named probably after Godric of Mappestone, a local Anglo-Saxon thane and landowner mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.Goodrich Castle-Wikipedia

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