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William Bigod

Birthplace: Belvoir Castle, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Barfleur, Lower-Normandy, France
Cause of death: Drowned in the White Ship Disaster
Immediate Family:

Son of Roger Bigod, I, Earl of East Anglia and Adeliza de Toeni, heiress of Belvoir
Brother of Maud (Mary) Bigod; Hervey Fitz Bagod; Cecily (Cicely) Bigod, Heiress of Belvoir; Hugh le Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk; Gunnora Bigod and 1 other
Half brother of Humphrey de Bigod

Occupation: Steward of the household of King Henry I
Managed by: Marilyn Jeanne Haslem
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About William Bigod

Steward of the household of King Henry I. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 53, Bigod, Earls of Norfolk]

William died in the wreck of the White Ship, Nov. 25, 1120. -------------------- Keats-Rohan, K.S.B. Domesday Descendants: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents 1066-1166, II. Pipe Rolls to Cartae Baronum. The Boydell Press, 2002. p. 175.

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William Bigod's Timeline

Belvoir Castle, Suffolk, England
November 25, 1120
Age 19
Barfleur, Lower-Normandy, France
February 3, 1932
Age 19
April 5, 1934
Age 19
January 25, 1950
Age 19