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  Earl of Albemarle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The fief of Aumale was granted by the archbishop of Rouen to Odo of Champagne, brother-in-law of William the Conqueror, who erected it into a countship.
Soon after the death of Baldwin (October 13, 1213), William de Fortibus, Hawise's son by her second husband, was established by King John in the territories of the countship of Albemarle, and in 1215 the whole of his mother's estates were formally confirmed to him.
The "Honor of Albemarle" was claimed, in 1278, by John de Eston, or Aston, as heir of Amicia, younger daughter of William le Gros,; but he released his right to the earldom of Albemarle to the crown in exchange, for certain lands in Thornton.
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William used his utmost powers of persuasion in an attempt to convince Egmont that he was courting destruction.
At the beginning of 1568 Philip William, Count of Buren in right of his mother, was seized and sent to Madrid to be brought up at the court of Philip to hate the cause to which his father henceforth devoted his life.
William at Dillenburg exerted himself to the uttermost to obtain assistance from the Protestant princes of the Rhineland.
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 32nd Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He is mainly known as a companion of William the Conqueror at the conquest of England and as the founder of the Bohon priory.
A document signed by Sir William, duke of the Normans, before 1066 shows that Humphrey de Bohon gave a garden from his fief (holdings) in Puchay to the nuns of St. Amand in Rouen for the repose of his soul and those of his three wives when one of his daughters became religious.
William de Albini II "Pincerna" was born circa 1104 in Aubigny, Normandy.
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The marriages of Albert's son, William, with Margaret the sister of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, and of John the Fearless with Albert's daughter, Margaret, were to have momentous consequences.
The Prince of Orange was the eldest of the five sons of William, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, head of the younger or German branch of the famous house of Nassau.
William's position appeared well-nigh desperate, for at the opening of the year 1574 his authority was only recognised in a few of the towns of Holland and in some of the Zeeland islands, and the Spaniards had sent a large force to invest Leyden.
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 Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William's wife Gundrada died in childbirth at Castle Acre (Norfolk) in May of that year, she was buried in the chapter house at the Cluniac Abbey of St. Pancras in Lewes.
William de Warenne is pardoned by Henry I. William distinguished himself at the battle of Tenchebrai during Henry I conquest of Normandy against Robert Curthose.
William was one of the few nobles still loyal to King John, and was one of the councillors by whose advice the King issued Magna Carta.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg83 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William DE WARREN Earl of Warren was born 1055 and died 24 Jun 1088.
William of Boulogne DE BLOIS was born 1135 and died 11 Oct 1159.
William of Boulogne DE BLOIS [Parents] was born 1135.
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 Stephen of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stephen was born at Blois in France, the son of Stephen, Count of Blois, and Adela (daughter of William the Conqueror).
His brothers were Count Theobald II of Champagne and Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester.
Before the death of King Henry I of England in 1135, the majority of the barons of England swore to support Henry's daughter (also named Matilda and granddaughter of William the Conqueror), and her claim to the throne.
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 William de Warenne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William de Warenne was the name of four English noblemen, all related, and all also Earl of Surrey.
William de Warenne, 3rd Earl of Surrey (d.
William of Blois, 4th Earl of Surrey, was also sometimes referred to as William de Warenne.
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 reagenealogy - pafg185 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
William de Albini, Earl of Sussex [Parents] died on 3 Oct 1176.
William de Albini, 2nd Earl of Sussex died in 1196.
William I "Longsword", Second Duke of Normandy died on 17 Dec 942.
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 Marcus Antonius to Maite - tobg88.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
William was born in 1115 in of Cumberland, England.
William married (1) unknown daughter daughter of Henry I "Beau Clerc", King of England.
William married Isabella de Warenne daughter of William III, Earl of Warren and Surrey and Adela de Talvace (Adela d'Alençon) before 1149.
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William's plan in the spring of 1568 was to invade the oppressed provinces simultaneously from three directions.
Under Lumbres, their chief leaders were William de Blois, lord of Treslong, a man as capable as he was fearless, and William de la Marck, lord of Lumey, a worthy descendant of the famous Wild Boar of the Ardennes-bold, cruel, revelling in deeds of blood.
William of Orange, from his lofty standpoint of a universal liberty of worship and conscience, might still dream of reconciling the irreconcilable, but he only earned the condemnation of the zealots of both parties, who pronounced him an irreligious man, almost an atheist.
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 King Harold I Harefoot of England - William Estes
King William I the Conqueror of England and Matilda of Flanders.
She was married to King William III of England in 1677.
King William I the Conqueror of England was born in 1027 in Falaise, Clavados, Normandy.
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 Castle History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William, the first Earl Warenne, was the son-in-law of William I. He had been one of the King’s original followers from Normandy in 1066, and one of the chief knights in the campaign of conquest.
He was given property by King William in many different areas of England, his other two chief estates were based on Castle Acre in Norfolk and on Lewes in Sussex.
William’s principal English holding appears to have been his Yorkshire estate, at the head of which was Conisbrough.
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 EARLS WARENNE - LoveToKnow Article on EARLS WARENNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William de Warenne, who crossed with William I. in 1066, was a distant cousin of the Conqueror, his grandmother having been the sister of Gunnora, wife of Richard I. of Normandy.
He remained faithful to the queen during Stephens imprisonment, and in 1146 he took the cross, and was killed near Laodicea in January 1148.
His daughter and heiress, Isabel, married in 1153 William de Blois, second son of King Stephen and Matilda of Boulogne, and in ff63 Hamelin Plantagenet, natural son of Geoffrey, count of Anjou.
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Sir William de BEAUCHAMP Sheriff of Bedfordshire was born 1186 and died 1260.
William de WARENNE Earl of Surrey was born 1167 and died 27 May 1240.
William FITZ ROBERT Earl of Gloucester was born Nov 1116 and died 23 Nov 1183.
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 reagenealogy - pafg184 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Theobald IV of Blois, Count of Blois [Parents] died in 1190 in Acre, Palestine.
Marie of Blois, Abbess of Fontevrault was born in 1128.
William de Warrene (Plantagenet), Earl of Warren And Earl of Surrey.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Yorkshire's Castles: Sandal Castle
On the death of William de Blois both his estates in Normandy and the estates belonging to the Earls of Sussex were now the possessions of Isabel.
In 1201 Hameline's son, William de Warenne, inherited the castle and it is believed that he was responsible for the construction of the curtain walls.
William died in 1239, when his son, John, inherited the castle at the age of five.
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William WARENNE 2nd Earl of Surrey and Isabel (Elizabeth) de VERMANDOIS Countess of Leicester were married in 1118.
WILLIAM DE WARENNE III, 3rd Earl of Surrey, was born probably in 1119, and died in the defiles of Laodicea, in the Holy Land, 19 Jan. 1147/8, slain in the rearguard of the army of the French King, which was cut to pieces.
William WARNER was born on 10 Mar 1585.
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 ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
William and his men were robbed, stripped, and left on foot in the wilderness to perish.
William is rather famous as the troubador prince, for he was a great patron of the troubadors in southern France.
The survivors who gathered back at Constantinople--Count Raymond, William of Aquitaine, Stephen of Blois, William of Nevers, Conrad the Constable of Germany, Welf of Bavaria, were still determined to fulfill their vows.
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 History - Fersfield Trade Directories
The interior contains monuments of Sir Robert and William du Blois, by whom it was re-built.
The living is a rectory, annual value £400, in the incumbency of the Rev. George W. Darby, M.A. Diss is the nearest money-order, telegraph office, and post town.
William Miller, of London, in eleven large volumes, in 1805-10, was born here, 23rd July, 1705 ; he was instituted to this living I 13th September, 1929, and held it till his death in 1751.
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 Stephen of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Stephen was born at Blois in France, the son of Stephen, Count of Blois, and Adela of Normandy daughter of King William I of England, and thus the brother of Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester.
Before the death of King Henry I of England in 1135, the majority of the barons of England swore to support Matilda (Empress Maud), Henry's daughter, and her claim to the throne.
Stephen of Blois however, who claimed descent from William the Conqueror through his mother, Adela, and had been raised at Henry's court, laid claim to the throne.
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William Fitz Herbert--son of Count Herbert, treasurer to Henry I, and Emma, half sister of King Stephen--had impressed many as canon and treasurer of York Minster.
William failed to receive the official 'pallium,' symbol of the pope's authority, before the pope who sent it had died.
William was mild and conciliatory towards his enemies, but within a few months he was dead, perhaps, it was rumored, from poison at the hands of Osbert, the new archdeacon of York.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Odo, Earl of Kent (half-brother of William the Conqueror)
Eleanor of Normandy (aunt of William the Conqueror)
Alice of Normandy (aunt of William the Conqueror)
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 Stephen_of_England
Stephen was born at Blois in France, the son of Stephen, Count of Blois, and Adela, daughter of King William I of England, and thus the brother of Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester.
Before the death of King Henry I of England in 1135, the majority of the barons of England swore to support Empress Maud, Henry's daughter, and her claim to the throne.
However, Stephen of Blois, who was a grandson of William the Conqueror through his mother, Adela, and had been raised at Henry's court, laid claim to the throne.
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 Conisbrough Castle
This was built by William de Warrene who was the first earl.
William was the son-in-law of William I. He was very rich, possibly the richest person in the land.
He was the grandson of William I and was the nephew of Henry I and William Rufus.
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 William Rufus de Vane King --  Encyclopædia Britannica
son of William I the Conqueror and king of England from 1087 to 1100; he was also de facto duke of Normandy (as William III) from 1096 to 1100.
Taking the oath of office on March 4, 1853, in Cuba (where he had gone in search of a cure for his tuberculosis), William R. King became the only vice-president in United States history to be sworn in on foreign soil.
Peter of Blois: William Rufus and Henry I (1077-1117?)
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 William I (from William, emperors of Germany) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
William, as a second son, was not expected to ascend to the throne, and he devoted himself entirely to the army.
He was given the usual military training of a prince of Prussia and at the age of 18 took part in the final campaign against Napoleon.
duke of Normandy (as William II) from 1035 and king of England from 1066, one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages.
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 Eighteenth Generation
18-1 William STANLEY, son of William of Alditheley and Joan Stanley,was born in 1124 in Hooton, Cheshire, England.
Married Margaret, daughter and heiress of William Peverel of Nottingham, the younger.
William de Peverel's father, of the same name, is said to have been an illegitimate son of William the Conqueror."
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 Count of Blois -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The County of Blois was centred on (additional info and facts about Blois) Blois, south of (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce) Paris.
One of the chief cities, along with Blois itself, was (additional info and facts about Chartres) Chartres.
Blois was associated with (A region of northeastern France) Champagne, (additional info and facts about Châtillon) Châtillon (the lords of which tended to reside in Blois), and later with the (additional info and facts about French royal family) French royal family, to whom the county passed in 1391.
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 The Crusade of 1101   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The survivors who gathered back at Constantinople—Count Raymond, William of Aquitaine, Stephen of Blois, William of Nevers, Conrad the Constable of Germany, Welf of Bavaria—were still determined to fulfill their vows.
They certainly did not linger to aid Baldwin: they had done their tour and were already ship-board by the end of April, 1102.
William of Aquitaine and others made it home safely, but the ship carrying Stephen of Blois and Stephen of Burgundy was driven ashore by a storm off Jaffa.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: England
William of Malmesbury: The Battle of Hastings, 1066, excerpts.
Peter of Blois: William Rufus and Henry I [1070-1117?].
William of Newburgh: Becket and Henry, selections from Book II of his History, c.
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