- Born: Abt 1064, Wich Malbank, Cheshire, England
- Marriage: Lady Adelisa
- Died: After 1093, Wich Malbank, Cheshire, England 260
Another name for William was William Malbanc.
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• Background Information. 681
"Isdem Willelmus tenet Manesselle; Levenot tenuit, et liber homo fuit. Ibi una hida geldabilis; terra est una caruca; ibi unus radman, ii servi, & ii bordarri habent unam carucam : ibi una acra prati, silva una leuva longa, et una lata, et iv haiae, et aira accipitris. Valebat et valet iv solidos; wasta fuit," - Domesday, apud Ormerod, vol. III, p. 180
At the Norman conquest almost every Saxon proprietor was ejected: but it is recorded in Domesday that "William Malbedeng, Baron of Nantwich, held Eteshale, Church Minshull, Minshull Veron and Sproston." [Ormerod, vol. iii. p. 3] In the Confirmation Charter in which Earl Ranulf, gave Combermere Abbey, in the year 1230, we read of William Malbank, and Hugh, his father, as connected with the area.
~An Account of the Parish of Church Minshull, in Cheshire, by Rev. Geo B. Sanford, pgs. 86-87
• Background Information. 795
Before the Conquest, Algar, Earl of Mercia, was the lord of the manor of Sandon. It was given to William Baron Malbank by Hugh, Earl of Cheshire, who recieved it from William the Conqueror. William Baron Malbank's son Hugh, founded Combermere-abbey; and his son William gave Sandon Church to the Monks. Adill, the daughter of this William, married Sir William Stafford, and the manor of Sandon for her portion. She left it to her son James Stafford. James Stafford had one daughter who married Thomas Erdeswicke, and the manor then passed to the Erdeswicke family.
~ A Topographical History of Staffordshire, p. 305
• Background Information. 713
William Malbedeng, grantee of Wich, granted to Chester Abbey, 1093, the church and tithes of Tattenhall, one saltwork in Nantwich, and the tithes of Salghall, Claiton and Yroduc, with two bovates of land in Salghall. William was alive in 1093, when his name is recorded as a witness. He was married to Adelia, who witness her son's foundation charter of Combermere Abbey before 1130.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 422
William married Lady Adelisa .