BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM "LONGSWORD" LONGESPÉE 3RD EARL SALISBURY 1176-1226

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 4G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1176 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (42) and Ida Tosny (20)

In 1196 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (20) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (9) were married

In 1196 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (20) jure uxoris 3rd Earl Salisbury (1C 1149)

Around 1207 Ida Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (31) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (20) at Salisbury

On 08 Dec 1207 William Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (31) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (20)

On 30 May 1213 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (37) accidentally encountered a large French fleet. The French crews were mostly ashore. The English captured around 300 ships at anchor, burning a further 100 ships. The battle resulted in a period of peace in England with France being unable to invade, as well as generating significant wealth for England [Battle of Damme].

Around 1216 Stephen Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (40) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (29) at Salisbury

Around 1222 Ida II Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (46) and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock (35) at Salisbury

After 1226. Monument to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury. [Monument to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury 1176-1226]

On 07 Mar 1226 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (50) poisoned by Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (56) at Salisbury Castle

After 07 Mar 1226 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury was buried at Salisbury Cathedral

Richard Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

Nicholas Longespée Bishop Salisbury was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

Isabella Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

Ela Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

Mary Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

Pernel Longespée was born to William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury and Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

1G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

2G GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

4G GrandFather: Hugh Anjou

4G GrandMother: Béatrice Unknown

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandFather: Aumary Reginarids

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard Normandy 2nd Count Évreux

4G GrandMother: Godechildis Unknown

1G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

2G GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

3G GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Paula Maine

4G GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

2G GrandMother: Matilda Château-Du-Loir

3G GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Château-Du-Loir

GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

3G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

3G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

2G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

3G GrandMother: Adela Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

1G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

3G GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wessex

3G GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

4G GrandFather: Edmund "Ironside" I King England

4G GrandMother: Ealdgyth Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

Mother: Ida Tosny

GrandFather: Ralph Tosny

1G GrandFather: Roger Tosny

2G GrandFather: Raoul Tosny

3G GrandFather: Raoul Tosny

4G GrandFather: Roger "The Spaniard" Tosny

3G GrandMother: Isabelle Montfort

4G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandMother: Isabel Bardoul

2G GrandMother: Alice Northumbria

3G GrandFather: Waltheof Northumbria 1st Earl Northampton, 1st Earl Huntingdon

4G GrandFather: Siward "Stout" Northumbria

4G GrandMother: Ælfflæd Northumbria

1G GrandMother: Ida aka Gertrude Hainault

GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

1G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

2G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

3G GrandFather: Roger "Bearded" Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Humphrey "Vielles" Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandMother: Adeline Meulan

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet

4G GrandFather: Henry I King France

4G GrandMother: Anne Rurik

3G GrandMother: Adelaide Vermandois I Count Vermandois

4G GrandFather: Herbert Vermandois IV Count Vermandois

4G GrandMother: Adela Valois

1G GrandMother: Amice Gael

2G GrandFather: Raoul Gael

3G GrandFather: Ralph de Gael Gael Earl East Anglia

4G GrandFather: Ralph "Staller" Gael Earl East Anglia

3G GrandMother: Emma Fitzosbern

4G GrandFather: William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford

4G GrandMother: Adelise Tosny