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William "Longespée", Earl of Salisbury

Male Abt 1170 - 1226  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name William  
    Born Abt 1170  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died 7 Mar 1225/26  Salisbury Castle, Wiltshire, England (exact location not found) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Person ID I6785  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father Henry II "Curt Mantel", King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1132/33, Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Château Chinon, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ida Plantagenet,   b. Abt 1154 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F2207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ela, Countess of Salisbury,   b. Abt 1190, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1261, Lacock, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [1
    Married Before Sep 1197  Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age at Marriage He was 27 years - She was 7 years 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Date: Weis (1982) states their marriage date as 1198. [1]
    Children 
    +1. Sir William Longespée,   b. Abt 1208, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 or 8 Feb 1249, Mansoura, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +2. Stephen de Longespée,   b. Abt 1216, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1260, Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F5025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The listing of Rosamond de Clifford as the mother of William Longespée is incorrect. This association did not appear until 1611 in Speed's History of Great Britain. [3, 5]
    • Birth: Wies (1982) gives his birth as 1176. [1]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1170 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Before Sep 1197 - Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 1225/26 - Salisbury Castle, Wiltshire, England (exact location not found) Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [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), Secondary Source.

    2. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    3. [S517] Reed, Paul C. and Dorothy E. Hopkins. "The Identity of Anne Gifford, Wife of Thomas Goddard: Correcting the Royal Ancestry of the Immigrant William Goddard" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 156, April 2002), Secondary Source.

    4. [S1440] Bradley, Hal. "A Royal Descent for John Stratton" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 160, April 2006), Secondary Source.

    5. [S1464] Phair, Raymond W. "William Longespée, Ralph Bigod and Countess Ida" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 77, Number 4, October 2002).