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The bastard son of Henry II, Geoffrey, died on Wednesday December 12, 1212. Richard I, also known as "Richard Lion-heart" and his half-brother, nominated him Archbishop of York and this is likely the only reason there's a record of any official kind since there's not much of a record on his mother or his birth. Records that far back are difficult unless they were that of the royals, religious organizations or recorded in/on something that could not be destroyed by war, fire and other disasters.