On this date in our family history . . . the 9th day of April . . . in the year 1137 . . . Duke / Count William X of Aquitaine dies while on pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela . . . on his deathbed, he expresses his wish to see king Louis VI of France as protector of his fifteen-year-old daughter Eleanor . . . and to find her a suitable husband . . . Louis VI accepts this guardianship . . . and marries the heiress of Aquitaine to his own son, Louis VII . . . this William is believed to be a 23rd (et al) great-grandpa (via Eleanor) to our Josephine . . .