William Longespée, Vicomte de Dieppe

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  • Name William Longespée  
    Born 21 Jul 1136  Argentan, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    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, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I11736 
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2019 

    Father Geoffrey V Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy,   b. 24 Nov 1113, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1151, Château-du-Loir, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother The Empress Matilda,   b. 7 Feb 1102, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 22 May 1127  Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jul 1136 - Argentan, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1163/64 - Rouen, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy, 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), Secondary Source.

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

    3. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008), Secondary Source.



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