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William Longespée, Vicomte de Dieppe

Male 1136 - 1164  (27 years)


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  • Name William Longespée  
    Suffix Vicomte de Dieppe 
    Born 21 Jul 1136  Argentan, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    History Abt 1156  [2
    He wanted to marry Isabel de Warenne, the Countess of Surrey, and the widow of his cousin, William count of Boulogne. Archbishop Becket opposed the marriage on grounds of affinity. 
    Died 30 Jan 1163/64  Rouen, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Y  [2
    The Façade of Rouen Cathedral
    The Façade of Rouen Cathedral
    Person ID I11736  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2016 

    Father Geoffrey V "Plantagenent", Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy,   b. 24 Nov 1113, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Sep 1151, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother the Empress Matilda,   b. 07 Feb 1102, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 May 1127  Le Mans, Maine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • Richardson (2004) gives their marriage date as 17 June 1128
    Family ID F1901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jul 1136 - Argentan, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1163/64 - Rouen, Normandie, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975).

    2. [S307] Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004).

    3. [S65] Web: Sewell Genealogy Site, (http://www3.sympatico.ca/robert.sewell/sitemapweb.html).

    4. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    5. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    6. [S308] Moriarty, G. Andrews. The Origin of the Plantagenets, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, volume XCIX, January 1945).

    7. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).