Name: William De Warren
Suffix: E of Warren, 1st E of Surrey
Birth: ABT 1055
Death: 24 JUN 1088
Burial: Lewes Priory, Sussex 1
Change Date: 15 MAY 2008
One of William The Conqueror (his father-in-law)?s original followers in 1066.
Held Castle Acre, Norfolk, Lewes, Sussex, and Conisborough, Yorkshire.
Lewes Priory was founded by William de Warenne and his wife Gundrada between 1078 and 1082 on the site of a Saxon church dedicated, like the Priory, to St. Pancras. William was a leading Norman baron with extensive lands in Sussex and elsewhere in England. Lewes was the first Priory in England belonging to the reformed Benedictine Order of Cluny, based in France. It became one of the wealthiest monasteries in England.
Father: Ralph or Rudolf de Warenne
Mother: Emma de Warenne
Gundred De Chester b: ABT 1063
- William De Warren b: 1071
- Edith de Warenne b: in Sussex, England
- Reginald de Warren
- Text: http://www.lewespriory.org.uk