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Guillaume II de Varennes

Male Abt 1071 - 1138  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Guillaume II de Varennes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born Abt 1071  Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1089 
    2nd Earl of Surrey 
    Occupation 1089 
    Comte de Varennes 
    Occupation 1090 
    Fought in Normandy against Robert de Bellême (afterwards 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury) who was supported by Duke Robert 
    Occupation 3 Sep 1101 
    He was with Henry I at Windsor but then went to Normandy with Duke Robert and supported him against the King who confiscated his inheritance in Englan 
    Occupation 1103 
    Induced King Henry I to restore his English Earldom 
    Occupation 28 Sep 1106 
    Commanded a division of the royal army at the battle of Tinchebray in Normandy 
    Occupation 1109 
    He was at the Great Council of Nottingham 
    Occupation 1110 
    Surety for the performance of the treaty with the Count of Flanders 
    Occupation 1119 
    Commanded a division of the royal army at the battle of Brémule 
    Occupation 1131 
    Attended the Council at Northampton 
    Occupation 1 Dec 1135 
    Present at the death of Henry I at Lyons-La-Forêt after which the councillors put him in charge of the district of Rouen and the pays de Caux 
    Buried 1138  Chapter House, Lewes Priory, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 May 1138  Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4141  Godbout
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

    Father Guillaume de Varennes,   b. 1036, Varenne (Bellencombre), Seine-Inférieure, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1089, Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Gundrade de Normandie,   b. 1053, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1085, Acre Castle, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1070  Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Élisabeth Capet de Vermandois,   b. 1081, Valois, Île-de-France (Paris), France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1131, Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1117  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gundrade de Varennes,   b. 1117, Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1166, Warwick, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Guillaume de Varennes,   b. 1119, Vermandois, Aisne, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1148, Laedicea (Latakia), Syria, Holy Land Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     3. Adélaïde de Varennes,   b. 1120, Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1178, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Reginald de Varennes,   b. Abt 1125, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1178  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
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