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William Peverel

Male Abt 1090 - Aft 1155  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name William Peverel  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1090  of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1155  [6, 7, 8
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I4937  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father William "The Elder" Peverel,   b. of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1114 
    Mother Adeline,   d. Aft 1129 
    Family ID F6089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oddona 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Peverel,   b. of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F6176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[A] strong supporter of King Stephen. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Lincoln in 1141, when his lands were seized, but returned in 1143. Henry Fitz Empress in 1153 promised Ranulf, Earl of Chester, Peverel's lands, on condition of his support, whereupon Peverel, it is said, poisoned the Earl of Chester a few months later. William became a monk and his lands were seized by Henry II in 1155." [VCH Rutland, volume 2, "Parishes: Empingham," pp. 242-250.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.

    2. [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.

    3. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing., date only.

    4. [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., place only.

    5. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001., place only.

    6. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928., year only.

    7. [S64] The Victoria County History of Rutland. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk.

    8. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.