Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I3430
  • Name: William De Warren
  • Suffix: E of Warren, 1st E of Surrey
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1055
  • Death: 24 JUN 1088
  • Burial: Lewes Priory, Sussex 1
  • Note: 1

    One of William The Conqueror (his father-in-law)?s original followers in 1066.
    Held Castle Acre, Norfolk, Lewes, Sussex, and Conisborough, Yorkshire.
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    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.
  • _UID: 40A106E2A13048EDA14808653D9D112B3B3F
  • Change Date: 15 MAY 2008



    Father: Ralph or Rudolf de Warenne
    Mother: Emma de Warenne

    Marriage 1 Gundred De Chester b: ABT 1063
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children William De Warren b: 1071
    2. Has Children Edith de Warenne b: in Sussex, England
    3. Has Children Reginald de Warren

    Sources:
    1. Text: http://www.lewespriory.org.uk
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