William "FitzNeel" fitzNigel, Lord de Lacy (c.1058 - 1080) MP

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Birthplace: Halton, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Halton, Cheshire, England
Occupation: Constable of Chester, Baron of Halton
Managed by: Eric Michael ANDERSON
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About William "FitzNeel" fitzNigel, Lord de Lacy

Nigel was Baron of Halton in Cheshire; he was also Constable of Chester in Cheshire. -------------------- The son of Nigel of Cotentin. He also held the honour of being the Marshal of the Earls' host, which was an important position in the Norman military hierarchy. In addition to his land in Halton, his estate included land in other parts of Cheshire and also in Normandy.[4] He married the eldest daughter of Yorfid, the baron of Widnes. Yorfid left no male heir and on his death the Lancashire manors of Widnes, Appleton, Cronton and Rainhill came to William.[1] In 1115 he established a priory of the Augustinian Order of Canons Regular in Runcorn.[5] He was buried at Chester.[6 -------------------- William was also called Willelm II de Moion.

He succeeded his father between 1090 and 1129.He was created Earl of Somerset in 1141.

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( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm ) -------------------- William fitz Nigel, Baron of Halton, Constable of Chester, was founder of the Priory of Norton.

He married Agnes de Gant, daughter of Gislebert I de Gand, seigneur de Folquingham, and Alice de Montfort-sur-Risle, before 1090.

William was Baron of Halton in Cheshire after 1090, Constable of Chester circa 1190.

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William Fitz Nigel, Constable of Chester's Timeline

1029
1029
France
1058
1058
Halton, Cheshire, England
1080
1080
Age 22
Halton Castle, Cheshire, England
1080
Age 22
Halton, Cheshire, England
1084
1084
Age 22
Halton, Cheshire, England
1087
1087
Age 22
West Riding, Yorkshire, England
1105
1105
Age 22
1116
1116
Age 22
England
1130
1130
Age 22
Halton, Cheshire, England
1909
September 7, 1909
Age 22