William FitzWilliam, l,de Sprotborough

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William FitzWilliam (fitz William), l,de Sprotborough

Birthplace: Hopton, Yorkshire, , England
Death: Died in Royton, Leicestershire, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Fitzwilliam and Albreda de Lisours
Husband of Adela (Ela) de Warenne (Plantagenet) (FitzWilliam)
Father of Thomas FitzWilliam, of Sprotborough
Half brother of Mary FitzRichard; John FitzRichard de Lacy, Constable of Chester, Baron of Halton; Robert FitzRichard; Albreda FitzRichard Clavering and NN. Savile

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About William FitzWilliam, l,de Sprotborough

Sir William Fitzwilliam, being sent ambassador to William, Duke of Normandy, accompanied that prince to England as marshal of his army and for his valour at the battle of Hastings, the Conqueror presented him with the scarf from his own arm.

From A Supplement to the Four Volumes of the Peerage of England by Arthur Collins: The said Sir William Fitz-William, (Son of Albreda) is mentioned in several Deeds without Date, where unto the Arms the Family now bear are appendant. And by a Fine levied at Leicester, Wednesday after the Feast of St. Andrew in the 10th of King John, he grants the Advowson of Marham Church to Frier Hemet, Master of the Knights Templars in ENgland. He married Ella, Daughter of Hamline, and Sister of William Earl Warren and Surry, by whom he left Issue Sir Thomas Fitz-William.

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William FitzWilliam, l,de Sprotborough's Timeline

Hopton, Yorkshire, , England
Age 15
Surrey, , England
Age 21
Emley, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
February 9, 1218
Age 44
Royton, Leicestershire, , England