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William of Poitiers, Comte de Poitiers

William of Poitiers, Comte de Poitiers[1]

Male 1153 - 1156  (2 years)

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  • Name William of Poitiers 
    Counts of Poitiers
    Counts of Poitiers
    Suffix Comte de Poitiers 
    Born 17 Aug 1153  Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1156  Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I10830  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 

    Father Henry II, King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1133, Palais de Comtes du Maine, Le Mans, Sarthe, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Chinon Castle, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Duchess of Aquitaine,   b. Abt 1124, Château de Belin, Guienne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1204, Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 18 May 1152  Poitiers Cathedral, Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F2977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1153 - Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1156 - Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLAND,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#Williamdied1159.

    2. [S336465] Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life, Alison Weir, (New York: Ballantine iBook, 2008), 139.

    3. [S23] The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2012), 48.

    4. [S422] Richard I (English Monarchs Series), John Gillingham, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 27.

    5. [S422] Richard I (English Monarchs Series), John Gillingham, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 34.

    6. [S436] Chroniques des Églises d'Anjou, Marchegay & Mabille, eds., (Paris: 1869).
      Chronicæ Sanct Albini Andegavensis

    7. [S23] The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2012), 30.

    8. [S336465] Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life, Alison Weir, (New York: Ballantine iBook, 2008), 127.