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William fitz Osbern

Male 1030 - 1071  (~ 46 years)

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  • Name William fitz Osbern  [1
    Birth Between 1025 and 1030  [2
    Gender Male 
    Death 20 Feb 1071  Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Alternate death 21 Feb 1071  Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burial Notre-Dame de Cormeilles Abbey, Eure, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I10599  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of AW, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LD, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMW, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of UKL, Ancestor of WPF, Ancestor of XYZ
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2024 

    Father Osbern fitz Herfast   d. Abt 1040 
    Mother Emma d'Ivry, Abbess of St. Amand 
    Family ID F5826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Adeliza de Tosny,   b. Between 1030 and 1035   d. 5 Oct 1066 (Age ~ 36 years) 
    +1. St. William of Breteuil   d. 1103
    +2. Emma de Breteuil   d. Aft 1096, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2016 

    Family 2 Richilde of Hainaut,   b. Between 1015 and 1020   d. 15 Mar 1086 (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1071  [1, 3
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2015 

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Hereford. One of the fifteen "proven companions" of William at Hastings. Killed at the battle of Cassel, in Flanders.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S80] Peter Stewart, "Origin and Early Generations of the Tosny Family," July 2009, rev. March 2012.

    3. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    4. [S7285] J. Horace Round, "The Family of Ballon and the Conquest of South Wales." Studies in Peerage and Family History. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1901., year only.