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William Giffard (de Longueville), Bishop of Winchester

Birthplace: Longueville, Normandy, France
Death: after circa 1101
Immediate Family:

Son of Gautier Giffard I, Seigneur de Longueville and Ermengarde Flaitel
Brother of Rohese Giffard de Longueville; Gautier Giffard, II, Seigneur de Longueville, 1st Earl of Buckingham; Lora Giffard; Amfrida Giffard; Raoul Giffard, Benefactor of the Abbey of Montivilliers and 2 others

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About William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester


WILLIAM Giffard . Bishop of Winchester. The History of the foundation of St John´s abbey, Colchester names “Rohaisam…soror Willielmi Giffardi episcopi Wintoniæ” as wife of “Ricardi…filius Gilberti comitis”[532]. "…Willelmi Giffardi episcopi…" subscribed a charter dated 14 Sep 1101 under which Henry I King of England donated property to Bath St Peter[533].


  • [532] Hunt, W. (ed.) (1893) Two Chartularies of the Priory of St Peter at Bath (London) ("Bath St Peter") 42, p. 46.
  • [533] Willelmi Gemmetencis Historiæ (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber VIII, XXXVII, p. 312.
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Longueville, Normandy, France
Age 63