Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I27014
  • Name: William Le Espec
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1086
  • Residence: Old Warden, Bedfordshire, England
  • Note:

    Re his son Walter:
    "Walter was son of William Espec, of Old Wardon, Bedfordshire. He was granted the barony of Helmsley, Yorkshire, on the Mortain fee, by Henry I, who also gave him Wark in Northumberland (Sanders, 149). His wife was named Adelina.
    Founder of Kirham priory c.1122 (Mon. Ang. vi, p.208). At the end of his life, c.1153, he became a monk of Rievaulx and died there in 1155, when his heirs were the issue of his three sisters, Hawise de Buissy, Albreda de Trailly (Sanders, 133, Old Wardon) and Adeline, wife of Peter de Ros (Sanders, 52-53, Helmsley)."
  • _UID: F6B73C59AC0240158447FF95E4FA7BA5A256
  • Change Date: 11 NOV 2007



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has No Children Walter Le Espec
      2. Has Children Hawise Espec
      3. Has Children Albreda Espec
      4. Has Children Adeline De Espec
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