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Richard Seigneur de Courcy
(Abt 1040-1098)
Hugh I Seigneur de Grandmesnil
(Abt 1040-1094)
Adeliza de Beaumont-sur-Oise
Robert de Courcy
(Abt 1070-)
Rohese de Grandmesnil
William de Courcy
(-Bef 1162)


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Maud d’Avranches

William de Courcy

  • Marriage: Maud d’Avranches 141,830
  • Died: Bef 1162, England/France 141

bullet  General Notes:

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 317, Chart, William de Curcy, dead by 1162, married Maud d'Avranches, who died 21 Sep 1173. They were the parents of Hawise, Lady of Okehampton. 141

~Burke's Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin, Pedigree LXXIX, p. lv, William, son of Robert, Baron de Courcy, Sewer to Henry I and his wife Rohesia Grant Mesnil, married Avicia, younger daughter and coheir of William de Meschines, Lord of Coupland. 958

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 830
Robert de Courcy, in 1026, was lord of Courcy, in Normandy, in which he was succeeded by his son, Richard, who accomp0anied William, in his expedition to England, and was present at the decisive Battle of Hastings, 14 Oct 1066. He services were recompensed with a considerable number of lordships in England, among which was that of Stoke, in Somerset, which, from its lord, was styled Stoke Courcy, which he held per integram baroniam, with the lorships of Newentam, Seckenden and Foxcote, in Oxfordshire. He died in 1098 and was succeeded by his son, Robert, lord of Courcy, in Normandy, baron of Stoke Courcy, steward of the household of King Henry I, and his daughter, Maude, the Empress. He married Rohesia, daughter of Hugh de Grantmesnil, baron of Hinckley, Leicester, and lord high steward of England. He was succeeded by William, his son, in the barony of Stoke Courcy, who was succeeded by his brother, Robert, who in the reign of King Stephen, was a principal commander at the battle of Northampton against the Scots. Robert married Avicia, daughter and coheir of William de Meschines, earl of Cambridge, and by her had William, his successor, who was one of the witnesses to King Henry II's charter of the lands and privileges grante do the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster.

~Debrett's Peerage, Vol. II, pp. 1182-1183

William married Maud d’Avranches, daughter of Robert d’Avranches and Mademoiselle de Dol 141.,830

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