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  • ID: I48792
  • Name: William Paganal
  • Sex: M
  • Death: BEF 1148
  • Residence: Drax, Yorkshire
  • Note: 1

    William Paynell of Drax, the eldest of these four brothers, married Avicia, one of the co-heiresses of William de Meschines, and left an only daughter Alice, who successively brought the great Paynell fief to Richard de Courci and Robert de Gaunt. Her first marriage was childless; but by her second, husband she, again, had an only daughter, either Avice or Adeline, who married a son of the Gloucestershire magnate, Robert Fitz Harding, and was the mother of Maurice de Gaunt. He took his grandfather's name; and died s. p. in 1239.
    Drax village gave its name to Drax Priory, which was founded between 1130 and 1139 by William Paynel, as a House of Augustinians or Black Canons.
  • _UID: E86DD4E3076446D4A48BEF2497C45446C8A3
  • Change Date: 21 FEB 2008

    Father: Ralph Paynel or Pagenal
    Mother: Emma FitzGilbert

    Marriage 1 D? Avranches
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Hugh Paynel
    2. Has Children Foulques I Paynel

    Marriage 2 Avice de Rumilly
    • Married:
    1. Has No Children Alice de Paynell

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Roll of Battle Abbey with some account of Norman Lineages
      Publication: John Murray, London
      Date: 1889
      URL: Medieval Mosaic
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