Guillaume de Mohun, I (c.1045 - 1100) MP

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Nicknames: "William de Moyon", "Guillaume de Moyon"
Birthplace: Moyon, St Lo, Cotentin, Normandy, France
Death: Died in Dunster, Williton, Somerset, England
Managed by: James Frederick Pultz
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About Guillaume de Mohun, I

William de Moyon

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_de_Moyon

Image on Wiki page: "Domesday records dozens of manors given to William de Moyon"[1]

William de Moyon or William de Moion was seigneur of Moyon and Sheriff of Somerset in 1086. William is mentioned in the Domesday Book where he is shown to control a large number of manors in Somerset centred on Dunster Castle.[2] Manors he controlled included Minehead, West Quantoxhead and Combe Sydenham.[3]

His son William de Mohun became the first Earl of Somerset, in 1141.

References

  1. ^ Public domain image from Wikimedia Commons accessed May 2007
  2. ^ Dunning, Robert (2001). Somerset Monasteries. Stroud: Tempus. p. 21. ISBN 0-7524-1941-2.
  3. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. ISBN 0-14-143994-7 p.262-6

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Sheriff of Somerset William I De Mohun (b. 1060, d. 1190)

William I De Mohun 279 was born 1060 in Moyon, St Lo, Normandy, France 279, and died 1090 in Dunster, Somersetshire, England 279. He married Adeliz De Mohun.

Notes for William I De Mohun:

Sheriff of Somerset in 1086. He is mentioned in the Domesday Survey and held 60 manors (52 in Somrset, 11 in Dorset, 1 in Devon and 2 in Wiltshire) amongest which were Alcombe, Staunton, Stockland, Sedtamtone, Cutcombe, Nettlecombe, Minehead, Broadwood, Exford, West Quantockshead, Kilton, Newton, Wolverton, Bromfield, Lydeard St. Lawrence, West Bagborough, Stoke, pero, Brewham, Brampton Ralph (Somerset), Spetisbury, Pulham, Ham (Dorset) and Carhampton.

William I had three sons, the eldest William II succeeded.

Children of William I De Mohun and Adeliz De Mohun are:

+William II De Mohun, b. 1100, Dunster, Somerset, England279, d. 1155, Dunster Castle, Somersetshire, England279.

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William de Moyon or William de Moion was seigneur of Moyon and Sheriff of Somerset in 1086. William is mentioned in the Domesday Book where he is shown to control a large number of manors in Somerset centred on Dunster Castle.[2] Manors he controlled included Minehead, West Quantoxhead and Combe Sydenham.[3]

His son William de Mohun became the first Earl of Somerset, in 1141. -------------------- Awarded by the Duke of Normandy in 1047 to one of his companions: Baron of Moyon. -------------------- William de Moyon (Moion) was seigneur of Moyon and Sheriff of Somerset in 1086. William is mentioned in the Domesday Book where he is shown to control a large number of manors in Somerset centred on Dunster Castle. Manors he controlled included Minehead, West Quantoxhead and Combe Sydenham.

He followed Duke William, when he invaded England in 1066, by a curious error he is stated to have had in his following 47-57 of the greatest lords in the army.

He received as many as sixty-eight manors in the west of England, one being in Devon, one in Wiltshire, eleven in Dorset, one of them Ham, which fell to a yourner branch of his descendants, and was caled Ham-Mohun, or as now Hammoon, and fifty-five in Somerset. He was into breeding horses, he had tenants who kept large numbers of unbroken brood-mares. Je was sheriff of Somerset, from 1083-1086.

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Guillaume de Mohun, seigneur de Moyon's Timeline

1045
1045
Moyon, St Lo, Cotentin, Normandy, France
1090
1090
Age 45
Dunster Castle,Dunster, Somerset, England
1100
1100
Age 55
Dunster, Williton, Somerset, England
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