William de Tregoz
- Born: Abt 1168, England
- Marriage: Lady de Lucy daughter of Robert de Lucy
- Died: 1208, England about age 40 829,1007
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Tregoz), Vol. XIIB, pp. 17, William de Tregoz was probably the father of Robert de Tregoz. William owed the service of one and one-half knights in cotentin in 1172.
~The Topographer and Genealogists, 1853, Vol. II, p. 125-128, shows Robert Tregoz as the brother of William, while Cockney's Complete Peerage Vol. XIIB, p. 17, gives this Robert as the son of William, rather than brother.
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• Background Information. 829
William de Tregoz, son and heir of Geoffrey de Tregoz and his wife Annabil Greasley, married a daughter of Robert de Luci. Robert de Luci had been William's guardian. William died in 1208 and was succeeded by his son Robert de Tregoz.
~A General and Heraldict Dictionary of peerages of England, Ireland and Scot.and, 1831 Edition, p. 521
• Background Information. 234
The Rotulus de Dominabus of 1185 tells us that Geoffrey de Tregoz's widow, Amabilia, daughter of Robert de Gresley, was then living, and that Geoffrey's son, William de Tregoz, then 17 or 18 years old, had married a daughter of Robert de Lucy, to whom he had been in ward. In Essex, the juries returned William as the only son, and that he had four sisters.
Under King John (1212), William de Tregoz heads the teanants of the 'Honour of Peverel of London' with his six knight's fees [Red Book of the Exchequer, p.591] , and under Henry III.
~ Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Vol. VII, New Series, pp. 330-331
• Background Information. 1007
From The Topographer and Genealogists, 1853, Vol. II, p. 125:
"William Tregoze, who was a minor at his father's death : for Robert de Lucy, of Norfolk, was then appointed his guardian. This William Tregoze married ____ Lucy, daughter of his guardian, being 17 years of age at the time of his marriage. He obtained livery of his lands 34 Henry II 1187/87, and was living in 3 John, 1201, being them of Essex, Herts, Norfolk, and Suffolk. He died in 1208, leaving with a daughter, a son and heir, both infants under age at the time ; whereupon Stephen Harengot, in consideration of 400 marks, obtained the wardship of both."
William married Lady de Lucy daughter of Robert de Lucy, daughter of Robert de Lucy and Unknown.