Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I29176
  • Name: William of Winchester
  • Suffix: Lord of Lunenburg
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 APR 1184 in Winchester, England
  • Death: 13 DEC 1213
  • Note:

    William of Winchester, William Longsword, or William of Lüneburg, was the youngest son of Duke Henry the Lion.
    William was born in England during his father's exile; he remained there when Henry returned to Saxony and was raised at Richard Lionheart's court. When Henry died in 1195, William inherited Henry's properties around Lüneburg, near Lauenburg, and in the eastern Harz.
    In 1202, William married Helen, daughter of King Valdemar I of Denmark. Their only child was Otto (1204-1252), who inherited his father's property.
  • _UID: 4D3CF6786B3F4F229CF009D322672F4F8110
  • Change Date: 26 AUG 2010



    Father: Henry V ?The Lion Duke? of Bavaria & Saxony
    Mother: Matilda Plantagenet

    Marriage 1 Helen of Denmark
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Otto I of Brunswick-Luneburg
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