William de Washington 1183 – 1239

William was the second son of Margaret of Huntingdon and William FitzPartick Hertburn. He was born in 1183 and died in 1239. The exact dates of his birth and death are not known. William married Alice de Lexington and they had children but no details exist. He inherited Washington when his father died.  Family tree … Read more William de Washington 1183 – 1239

William FitzPatrick Hertburn 1138 -1190

William was born in 1138 and died in 1190. The identity of his parents is not known. He was the third husband of Margaret of Huntingdon and they had three children. It is known that he acquired Washington, Durham during his life but little else is known of him.  Family tree for William showing: parents … Read more William FitzPatrick Hertburn 1138 -1190

William of Brittany d c1200

William was the son of Conan IV of Brittany and Margaret of Huntingdon. Little is known of his life but he is thought to have died around 1200. He did not inherit the dukedom of Brittany from his father, instead it was inherited by his sister’s husband, Geoffrey, son of King Henry II of England. … Read more William of Brittany d c1200

William of Egremont d c1155

William of Egremont was the son of William FitzDuncan and Alice de Romilly. His date of birth is not known but it is known that he drowned around 1155. He married Gruaich of Moray and they had two children. Family tree for William, daughter of William FitzDuncan showing: parents siblings partner  child  1. William FitzDuncan … Read more William of Egremont d c1155

Waltheof of Allerdale fl 1124

Waltheof was the son of Gospatric of Northumbria. His dates of birth and death are not known. He married a lady by the name of Sigrid. They are known to have had two sons and one daughter.  Family tree for Gospatric, son of  Gospatric showing: parents siblings partner  children Gospatric of Northumbria d. c1073Mother details unknown … Read more Waltheof of Allerdale fl 1124

Wulfnoth Cild d. c 1014

Wulfnoth Cild was the father of Earl Godwin of Wessex and the grandfather of King Harold II (Godwinson). He was a wealthy Sussex landowner and is believed to have owned several properties. In 1008 King Aethelred the Unready built a fleet of ships to protect the coast against Viking attack. Wulfnoth stole twenty of the … Read more Wulfnoth Cild d. c 1014

Wulfthryth of Wessex d.902

Wulfthryth of Wessex was the wife of King Aethelred I of Wessex. Very little is known of her life and the identity of her parents is unknown. Aethelred became King in 865  and Wulfthryth became Queen consort. The couple had two children, Aethelwold and Aethelhelm. After the death of Aethelred the crown passed to Aethelred’s younger … Read more Wulfthryth of Wessex d.902

Prince William Duke of Cambridge b1982 –

William Arthur Philip Louis of Cambridge was born on 21st June 1982 to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana Princess of Wales. He is married to Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and has three children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. William is currently 2nd in line to the British throne.  Family tree for … Read more Prince William Duke of Cambridge b1982 –

William IX of Poitiers 1153 – 1156

William was born 17th August 1153 and died in April 1156. He was the eldest son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Despite his young age he was made ruler of Poitiers by his mother.   Family tree for William of Poitiers, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine showing: parents … Read more William IX of Poitiers 1153 – 1156

William I (the Lion) King of Scotland 1143 – 1214

William was born in 1143 and died 4th December 1214. He was the son of Henry of Scotland and Ada de Warenne and became King of Scotland in 1153 after the death of his brother, Malcolm IV. He married Ermengarde de Beaumont and they had four children. William was succeeded by his son Alexander.   Family … Read more William I (the Lion) King of Scotland 1143 – 1214