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Baron William DE BRAOSE[1]

Male 1204 - 1230  (26 years)


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  • Name William DE BRAOSE 
    Title Baron 
    Born 1204  Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1204  Brecknock, Surrey, Abergavenny, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name William De Braose  [2
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    _FSFTID 9HYC-9DN 
    _UID 808563589AFF46B1B624EA81215C0DFE1D2C 
    Died 2 May 1230  [1
    • on Easter 1230, Llewelyn ap Iorwerth discovered an intrigue between hiswife, Joan, and William. Supported by a general clamour for his death,Llewelyn had William publicly hanged on 2nd May 1230.
    Notes 
    • He was known as 'Black Will', he was the 6th Baron of Braiose,Descendentof Griffith, Prince of Wales. William de Braose fell victim to thejealousy of Llewellyn, Prince ofWales, who suspecting an intimacybetween him and the princess, hiswife, King Henry's sister, invited himto an Easter feast, andtreacherously cast him in prison at theconclusion of the banquet. Hewas soon afterwards put to death with theunfortunate princess. He hadmarried Eve (Eva) Marshal, daughter ofWilliam Marshal, and sister ofRichard, Earl of Pembroke, by whom he hadfour daughters, hisco-heirs. He was the Earl of Abergavenny. Lord ofAbergavenny.Sixth Baron deBraiose. He was hanged by Llewelyn Fawr in1230. From DougThompson;http://freespace.virgin.net/doug.thompson/BraoseWeb/index1.htm:'William succeeded his father as Lord of Abergavenny, Builth andotherMarcher Lordships in 1227. Styled by the Welsh as 'Black William'hewas imprisoned by Llewelyn ap Iorwerth in 1229 during Hubert deBurgh'sdisastrous Kerry (Ceri) campaign. He was ransomed and releasedafter ashort captivity during which he agreed to cede Builth as amarriageportion for his daughter Isabella on her etrothal to David,son and heirof Llewelyn. The following Easter, Llewelyn discovered anintriguebetween his wife, Joan, and William. Supported by a generalclamour forhis death, Llewelyn had William publicly hanged on 2nd May1230.'
    Person ID I6344  Work in progress june2018
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2009 

    Father Reginald DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1182, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1211, Corbeil, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Mother Gracia DE BRIWERE,   b. Abt 1186, Stoke, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1215  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1202  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva MARSHALL,   b. Abt 1206, Penbroke, Pembroke, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1246, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 2 May 1230  Pembrokeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Eleanor DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1230, Breconshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1246, Llanthony Inn, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. Isabell DE BRAOSE
     3. Maud DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1226,   d. Bef 20 Mar 1300 1
     4. Eva DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1220, Bramber Castle, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Jul 1255  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart