William de Mohun, I

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William de Mohun, I

Birthplace: Dunster Castle, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Somerset, England
Place of Burial: Priory Of Bruton, Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William de Mohun, of Dunster, 1st Earl of Somerset; William de Mohun, 1st Earl of Somerset and Agnes de Gant
Husband of Godeheut (Godehold) de Toeni
Father of Sir William de Mohun IV; N.N. de Mohun; Thomas de Mohun; Phillip de Mohun and Yolande de Mohun

Occupation: Baron of Dunster, Knight, Baron of Dunster Castle
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About William de Mohun, I

Was benefactor of the Benedictines of Dunster and the Augustine Canons of Bruton Priory which he founded in 1142, endowing it with the manor and rectories of St. Mary's and St. Adhelm's churches, Moion, Pierreville, Regoufe and Lyon-sur-Mer on his Norman properties in the dioceses of Coutances and Bayeux and the estates of Cresserons, Sequeville and Messons. He also gave the manor of Lydeard St. Lawrence to Taunton Abbey. He married Godehold or Godelind (d. 1209) who held the vill of Brinkley, Cambridgeshire.

Baron of Dunster William III De Mohun (b. 1132, d. 1176)

William III De Mohun (son of William II De Mohun and Agnes De Gaunt was born 1132 in Dunster, Somersetshire, England279, and died 1176 in Dunster, Somersetshire, England279, 279. He married Godeheut De Toeni, daughter of Roger De Toeni and Ida De Hainault.

Notes for William III De Mohun:

William III was benefactor of the Benedictines of Dunster and the Augustine Canons of Broton Priory which he founded in 1142, encdowning it with the manor and rectories of St. Mary's and St. Adhelm's churches. William had 3 sons, William IV, Geoffrey and John, the last two held Brinkley and Ham, Dorset. William IV, by his wife Lucy had a son William, who died soon after his birth.

William the IV's son Reginald I (by Lucy) inherited Dunster in 1204.

Children of William III De Mohun and Godeheut De Toeni are:

+William IV De Mohun, b. 1156, Dunster, Somerset, England279, d. Oct 1193, Jerusalem, Palestine279.

William was also called Willelm III de Moion, Lord of Dunster. He succeeded his father, inheriting only the Barony of Dunster, Somerset, but not the Earldom circa 1155.

Earlier he had been a supporter of the Empress Maud, fortifying his castle of Dunster on her behalf and breaking out into open rebellion against King Stephen.

See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p375.htm#i27528 )

from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

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William de Mohun, I's Timeline

Somerset, England
Age 13
April 1156
Age 24
Somerset, England
Age 28
Age 28
Age 33
Age 34
Oakham, Rutland, , England
Age 44
Somerset, England
Priory Of Bruton, Somerset, England