William d'Aubeney, lord of Aubeney in Normandy and of Buckenham, Norfolk

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William d'Aubeney, lord of Aubeney in Normandy and of Buckenham, Norfolk, son of Roger d'Aubeney, seigneur d'Aubeney and Amice (…), died in 1139.1,2,3 Both he and his wife were buried at Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England.2

William married Maud Bigod, daughter of Roger le Bigod, lord of Les Loges and Savenay in Normandy and Alice de Tosny, Lady of Belvoir.4,2,5,3

William migrated from St. Martin d'Aubigny near Coutances to England, served as Pincerna Regis (chief butler) to King Henry I, and founded the priory of Wymond, Norfolk.1


Maud Bigod d. bef. 1139
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  1. [S1845] Henry James Young, The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: s.p., 1980), 103 (Gen XXV 77-78), further cited as Young, Blackmans of Knight's Creek.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:249 (Clifton 2), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S2073] K. S. B. Keats-Rohan, Domesday Descendants: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents 1066-1166: II. Pipe Rolls to Cartae Baronum (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2002), 273, further cited as Keats-Rohan, Domesday Descendants.
  4. [S1845] Young, Blackmans of Knight's Creek, 104 (Gen XXV 77-78).
  5. [S2054] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage: Or a History of the House of Lords and All Its Members From the Earliest Times: Revised and Much Enlarged, 13 in 14 vols. (London, England: The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1940), 9:367 (Mowbray), further cited as CP.