Guilliaume d’Aubigny Seigneur d'Aubigny
Sister of Grimald de Plessis
(Bef 1020-After 1048)
Roger d’Aubigny
(Abt 1044-)
William d’Aubigny Lord of Buckenham


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Maud le Bigod 1st Earl of Norfolk

William d’Aubigny Lord of Buckenham

  • Born: Cotentin, Cotentin, Bretagne, France 141
  • Marriage: Maud le Bigod 1st Earl of Norfolk 141
  • Died: 1139, England 141
  • Buried: 1139, Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England 141

bullet  General Notes:

~Boyer's Medieval English Ancestors of Certain Americans, pg. 7, calls him the Butler to Henry I. 722

~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 18A:21 (New line added to 8th Edition), calls him the master butler of the royal household, married to Maud Bigod, daughter of Roger le Bigod, Baron of Bigod.


bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 141
William d'Aubigny, son and heir of Roger appears in Norfolk during the reign William II, of England, He was butler (pincerna) to Henry I, and founded the Priory of Wymondham, Norkfolk, as a cell of St. Albans before 1107. He married Maud, the daughter of Roger le Bigod and his second wife, Alica, daughter of Robert de Toeni, lord of Belvoir. He was the father of William d'Aubigny, Earl of Arundel. The elder William d'Aubigny died in 1139.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Mowbray), Vol. IX, pp. 233-, (Arundel), Vol. I, p. 233

William married Maud le Bigod 1st Earl of Norfolk, daughter of Roger le Bigod Earl of East Anglia, "the Sheriff" and Alice de Toeni of Belvoir. 141 (Maud le Bigod 1st Earl of Norfolk was born about 1084 in Norfolk, England and died about 1129 in England.)

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