About William Knowlton
his roots trace back to knowlton hall kent england
and all the way back to two soldiers knighted by william the conqueror during his invasion of wales one was hill-ton (lived on a hill) and knowl-ton
jump to domesday book knowleton 11 a hamlet in dorsetshire became in 1083 by royal apt. a fair town and which the original hamlet and manor house exists chenoltone aciently owned by ansgar by the 33rd year perot assumed the title of lord of knollton then to his daughter who married william de langley high sheriff uner edward III etc.