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  • Name William DE BRAOSE 
    Born 24 Dec 1153  Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name William De Braose  [1
    Name William de Braose 
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    _FSFTID MRJL-41Q 
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    Died 9 Aug 1211  Corbeil, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Aug 1211  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Abbaye Des Saint Victorie 
    Notes 
    • Lord of Brecon, ambitious lesser baron who rose in John'sservice.Captured John's nephew Arthur of Brittany at Mirebeau in1202;rewarded with many lands & offices in South Wales, inc. sheriffofHertfords. (1206). To curb his power John tried to take hissonshostage in 1208; William refused, family fled to Ireland;raisedunsuccessful rebellion in Wales 1210, died an exile in France Hewas the 5th Baron de Braiose Fifth Baron of Braiose; Fourth LordofBramber. He slaughtered Seisyll ap Dyvnwal and many unarmedWelshmenin the castle of Abergavenny in 1175 in revenge for Seisyll'skillingof his uncle Henry. Because of his well-known quarrel with KingJohnhis lands were forfeited in 1208 and his wife and eldest sonwerestarved in the dungeons of Windsor (or possibly Corfe) in 1210.Quoted from: Doug Thompson'ssite,http://freespace.virgin.net/doug.thompson/BraoseWeb/index1.htm:'William inherited Bramber, Builth and Radnor from his father;Brecknockand Abergavenny through his mother. He was the strongest ofthe MarcherLords involved in constant war with the Welsh and otherlords. He wasparticularly hated by the elsh for the massacre of threeWelsh princes,their families and their men which took place during afeast at hiscastle of Abergavenny in 1175. He was sometimes known asthe 'Ogre ofAbergavenny'. One of the Normans' foremost warriors, hefought alongsideK.Richard at Chalus in 1199 (when Richard receivedhis fatal wound).'William received Limerick in 1201 from K. John. He was alsogivencustody of Glamorgan, Monmouth and Gwynllwg in return forlargepayments. 'William captured Arthur, Count of Brittany at Mirebeauin 1202 andwas in charge of his mprisonment for King John. He was wellrewardedin February 1203 with the grant of Gower. He may have hadknowledge ofthe murder of Arthur and been bribed to silence by John withthe cityof Limerick in July. His honours reached their peak when hewas madeSheriff of Herefordshire by John for 1206-7. He had held thisofficeunder Richard from 1192 to 1199. 'His fall began almostimmediately. William was stripped of his officeas bailiff of Glamorganand other custodies by K. John in 1206/7.Later he was deprived of allhis lands and, sought by K.John inIreland, he returned to Wales andjoined the Welsh Prince Llewelyn inrebellion. He fled to France in 1210via Shoreham 'in the habit of abeggar' and died in exile near Paris.Despite intending to beinterred at St. John's, Brecon, he was buriedin the Abbey of St.Victoire, Paris by Stephen Langton, the Archbishop ofCanterbury,another of John's chief opponents who was also taking refugethere.His wife and son William were murdered by John, possibly starvedtodeath at Windsor Castle.'
    Person ID I7220  Work in progress june2018
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 

    Father William DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1104, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1192, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Mother Bertha FITZMILES,   b. Abt 1130, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1150  Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maude DE ST. VALERIE,   b. 1155, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1210, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1168  Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joan DE BRAIOSE
     2. Margaret DE BRAOSE, Lady of Trim,   b. 1177, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1200, Webbley, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Roger BRAIOSE,   b. Abt 1171, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1228, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     4. William DEBRAOSE,   b. 1175, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1210, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. Loretta DE BRAOSE, Countess of Leicester,   b. Abt 1176, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1266, Hackington, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     6. Laurette DE BRAIOSE,   d. Between 4 Mar 1265 and 1266, Hackington, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Reginald DE BRAOSE, Lord of Brecon Abergavenny Builth,   b. 19 Sep 1182, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1228, Brecon, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     8. John DE BRAIOSE,   d. 1205
     9. Maud DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1175, BramberCastle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1249, Llandeilo Fawr, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     10. Margaret DE BRAOSE,   b. 1179, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1210  (Age 31 years)
     11. Walter DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1177, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1221  (Age ~ 44 years)
     12. 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)
     13. Joan DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1174, Gower, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1244  (Age ~ 70 years)
     14. Matilda DE BRAIOSE,   b. 1174,   d. Yes, date unknown
     15. Bertha de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1175, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1170, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     16. Giles DE BRAIOSE,   b. 1181, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1215, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     17. Eleanor DE BRAIOSE,   b. Abt 1190,   d. Aft Jan 1239 40, Iffley, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     18. Thomas de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1175, Bramber Castle, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1176, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     19. Philip de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1181, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1215, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     20. Henry de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1181, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     21. John de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1183, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1205–18 Jul 1232, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     22. Bernard de BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1183, Bramber Castle, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     23. Fulk de BRAOSE,   b. 1188, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1205, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     24. William IV Gam BRAOSE,   b. 1175, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1210 (starved to death by King John), Corfe Castle, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location
     25. Robert DE BRAIOSE,   b. Abt 1166, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     26. Flandrina DE BRAOSE, Abbess of Godstow,   b. 1170, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1264, Godstow Nunnery, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     27. Leucia DE BRAOSE,   b. 1190, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1230, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     28. Hugh De BRAOSE,   b. 1180, Bramber Castle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1227  (Age 47 years)
     29. Annora Eleanore DE BRAOSE,   b. 1185, Bramber, Sussex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1240, Hereford, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     30. Susan DE BRAOSE,   b. Abt 1173,   d. 13 Nov 1215  (Age ~ 42 years)
     31. William de Braose BRAOSE
     32. Leuca DE BRAOSE,   b. 1181, Bramber, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1236  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart