Person:William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey (1)

William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey
d.24 Jun 1088
Facts and Events
Name William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1055 Seine-Maritime, France
Military[1] 14 Oct 1066 Battle, Sussex, England Combatant of Hastings
Marriage bef 1077 Normandie, France to Gundred , Countess of Surrey
Property[7][8] 1086
Death[5] 24 Jun 1088 Cause: Wounds from siege of Pevensey Castle
Burial[5] Lewes Priory, Lewes, Sussex, England


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William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey, Seigneur de Varennes ( 1088), was a Norman nobleman who was created Earl of Surrey under William II 'Rufus'. He was one of the few who was documented to have been with William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. At the Domesday Survey he held extensive lands in thirteen counties including the Rape of Lewes in Sussex (now East Sussex).

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References
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  2.   Chandler, Victoria. Gundrada de Warenne and the Victorian Gentleman-Scholars, Southern History 12 (1990) 68.
  3.   Freeman, Edward A. The Parentage of Gundrada, Wife of William of Warren, English Historical Review 3 (1888) 680-701.
  4.   Lewis, C P. The Earldom of Surrey and the Date of Domesday Book, Historical Research 63 (1990).
  5. 5.0 5.1 WILLIAM de Warenne, son of RODULF, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  6.   William I de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  7. Page, William, and Herbert Arthur Doubleday. The Victoria history of the county of Norfolk. (Westminster [England]: A. Constable, 1901-), Vol. 2, pages 80 to 94.

    A translation from Domesday Book.

  8. Hampshire page 20, in England. Open Domesday.

    From a facsimile of the original.