Humphrey Franc Chevaler
John Franc Chevaler
William Franc Chevaler
(Abt 1155-After 1220)


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William Franc Chevaler

  • Born: Abt 1155, Imber, Warminster, Wiltshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1220

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
Ralph de Wilington married, before Hilary 1198/9, Olimpia, daughter and heir of William Franc Chevaler. This William was son and heir of John, son and heir of Humphrey Franc Chevaler, who in 1220 was alleged, by Ralph and Olimpia, to have held temp. Henry II, 5 hides in Imber, Wilts, which were the right of Olimpia as Humphrey's heir. In the time of Abbot Thomas Carbonel (1179-1205), Wymark, widow of John Franc Chevaler, gave lands to St. Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, for the souls of her husband and her son William, with the consent of her son Robert and of Olimpia, daughter of her son William. This gift was confirmed by Ralph de Wilington and his wife Olimpia.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XII/B, pp. 644-645, footnote (g)

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