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Sunday, May 11, 2008

William II de Warenne

On this date in our family history . . . the 11th day of May . . . in the year 1138 . . . William II de Warenne dies in England . . . this 2nd Earl of Surrey is believed to be a 24th great-grandpa to our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .

The Official Baronage of England Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of Every Peer from 1066 to 1885, with Sixteen Hundred Illustrations By James William Edmund Doyle: "WILLIAM DE WARENNE II son of William I Earl of SURREY & WARENNE Lord of Lewes Reigate & Conings burgh Lord of Bellencombre & Mortemer in Normandy B before 1071 "

"succ as 2nd Earl of SURREY June 24 1089 Patron of Lewes Priory Knight before Jan 1091 deprived of the earldom about Oct 1101 restored 1102 Commander of the Third Division of the King"

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