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  • ID: I10793
  • Name: *William d'Aubigny
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1140 in Burkenham, Norfolk, England
  • Death: 24 DEC 1193 in Norfolk, England 1
  • Burial: Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England
  • Occupation: BET 1176 AND 1193 2nd Earl of Arundel 2
  • Occupation: BET 1176 AND 1193 Earl of Sussex 2
  • Note:
    WILLIAM D'AUBIGNY, Earl of Sussex, who was confirmed in that dignity in 11 76-7; Richard I granted him the Honour after his coronation 3 Sept., 118 9, when he is styled "Earl of Sussex," and before 18 Sept., 1189, wh en he is styled "Earl of Arundel;" the Castle and Honour of Arundel havin g, in accordance with the policy of Henry II, been retained by the Crow n, on the death of the last holder, he did not obtain restoration of th em until Richard I restored them to him 27 June, 1190, when he became Ea rl of Arundel; was, however, styled Earl of Arundel before he received pos session of the Castle and Honour, namely, on 18 Sept., 1189, and on 26 No v. of the same year he witnessed King Richard's Charter as "Will. Ea rl of Arundel;" received also at the same the third penny of the ple as of Sussex in the precise words of the grant made to his father; in 11 91 he was made Custos of Windsor Castle, and in 1194, one of the Receive rs of the money raised for the King's ransom; married Maud, widow of Rog er de Clare, Earl of Hertford (who had died 1173), daughter and heir of Ja mes de St. Hilaire du Harcouet, and Aveline his wife; died 24 Dec., 119 3, and was buried at Wymondham Priory.
    (Fenwick Allied Ancestry, page 102)

    William d'Aubigny, 2nd Earl of Arundel (b. before 1150 24 December 119 3) was the son of William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel and Adeliza of Lo uvain, widow of Henry I of England.

    He married Matilda St Hilary de Harcouet and among their children was Will iam d'Aubigny, 3rd Earl of Arundel who was one of the twenty-five guaranto rs of the Magna Carta. His daughter, Matilda d'Aubigny, married Willi am de Warenne, 5th Earl of Surrey. In 1176/7 he was created Earl of Suss ex and in 1190 he inherited the earldom of Arundel. He is buried at Wymond ham Abbey, Norfolk, England.

    Father: *William "Strong Hand" d'Aubigny b: ABT 1109 in St Sauveur, Manche, Normandie, France
    Mother: *Adelicia of Braban b: 1103 in Leuven, Brabant, France

    Marriage 1 *Maud Matilda De Saint Hilary b: 1132 in Burkenham, Norfolk, England
    • Married: in Arundel, Essex, England
    1. Has No Children Matilda d'Aubigny b: ABT 1165 in Arundel Castle, Sussex, England
    2. Has Children *William d'Aubigny b: ABT 1167 in Arundel Castle, Sussex, England
    3. Has Children *Agnes d'Aubigny b: 1174 in Isle of Axholme, Lincoln, England

    1. Title: Fenwick Allied Ancestry
      Page: 102
    2. Title: Wikipedia
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