William de Longespee, III

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William de Longespee, III

Also Known As: "Longspee"
Birthplace: of Amesbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: circa January 1257 (20-37)
Blyth, Nottinghamshire, England (Injuries received in a tournament.)
Place of Burial: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Longespée and Idoine de Camville, Countess of Salisbury
Husband of Maud de Clifford
Brother of Ela de Longespée of Salisbury; Richard Longespee and Edmund de Longespee
Half brother of Margaret de Longespee

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About William de Longespee, III

William Longespee III

Son of William II & Idoine de Camville m: Maud de Clifford

William married Idoine de Camville, daughter of Richard de Camville & Eustacia Basset. They had three sons and a daughter:

  1. Edmund Longespée, The Book of Lacock names “Guill Lungespee tertium, Ric´um, Elam et Edmundum” as the children of “Guill Lungespee secundus” & his wife.
  2. Ela Longespée, married James De Audley (1220–1272), of Heleigh Castle, Staffordshire, son of Henry De Audley and Bertred Mainwaring
  3. William III Longespée, married Maud de Clifford, granddaughter of Llewelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of North Wales. Their daughter Margaret married Henry de Lacy, 3rd Earl of Lincoln.
  4. Richard Longespée, married Alice le Rus, daughter of William le Rus of Suffolk and died shortly before 27 December 1261.

Born in Cliffford Castle Clifford, Hereforshire, England on 1234 to William Longespee and Idoine De Camville. William married Maud De Clifford. He passed away on 57 in Blyth Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.

From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jweber&id...

Nicholas of Aldithley or Audley, brother and heir, b. bef. 1258. On 26 Jan 1296/7, he was summoned to attend the King at Salisbury, but such summons cannot be considered as a regular writ of summons to Parliament. He m. Catherine, daughter of John Giffard (1st Lord Giffard of Brimpsfield), by his 1st wife, Maud, widow of William Longespee, daughter and heir of Walter de Clifford. He d. 28 Aug 1299. Inq.p.m. 27 Edward I. His widow, who was b. 1272, had dower 23 Oct 1299; she was living in 1322, as a nun at Ledbury. [Complete Peerage I:338-9 XIV:50]

William DE LONGESPÉE Sir Kt. Born: 1232, England Married: 1254, Hereford, England Died: Abt Jan 1257, Blyth, Nottinghamshire, England Buried: Abt Jan 1257, The Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Ancestral File Number: V9ST-RD.

Marriage Information: William married Maud (Matilda) DE CLIFFORD Baroness of Giffard, daughter of Sir Walter DE CLIFFORD 3rd Baron Clifford and Margaret FERCH LLYWELYN, in 1254 in Hereford, England. (Maud (Matilda) DE CLIFFORD Baroness of Giffard was born in 1234 in Clifford Castle, Hereford, England , died in Dec 1282 in Brimpsfield, Gloucester, England and was buried on 9 May 1285 in Brimpsfield, Gloucester, England.)

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William de Longespee, III's Timeline

of Amesbury, Wiltshire, England
January 1257
Age 29
Blyth, Nottinghamshire, England
Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England