William FitzMartin, Lord of Cemais (c.1135 - 1216) MP

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Birthplace: Blagdon, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Galway, Ireland
Occupation: 1140 ALTB. BLAGDON SOMERSET?
Managed by: Morgan Aldith Powell
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About William FitzMartin, Lord of Cemais

Baron William Fitzmartin, son of Robert Fitzmartin and Alice de Nonant, was born in 1135 in Dartingham, Devonshire England. Also known as "William fitz Robert FitzMartin."

"He held, as son of Robert son of Martin, 5 knight's fees, which had formerly been held by William son of Walter; but at the same time the Bishop of Bath returned Robert son of Martin as still tenant, implying William, Robert's heir, was still a minor in 1166.3 He granted a messuage and land in the manor of Blagdon to the canons of St. Augustine's between 1170 and 1183 in Bristol, Gloucesteshire, England.2 He occurs in the Pipe Rolls from 1176 to the time of King John." (My Lines )

He married Angharad Griffydd (or Angaharad Verch Rhys - b. 1140/1150 in in Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales) and had three children:

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     WILLIAM MARTIN b: 1160 in BLAGDON, SOMERSETSHIRE
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     Sir OLIVER MARTIN b: 1165 in Darlington House, England
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     DAVID MARTIN b: ABT 1163

Angharad was the daughter of Rhys ap Gruffydd, Prince of Wales and Gwenllian verch Madog o Powys.

Baron William also held the title of Lord. He died in 1216.

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William FitzMartin, Lord of Cemais's Timeline

1135
1135
Somerset, England
1160
1160
Age 25
Somerset, England
1163
1163
Age 28
1165
1165
Age 30
England
1168
1168
Age 33
Devon, England
1216
1216
Age 81
Galway, Ireland
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