William Fitz Robert, 2nd Earl of Gloucester

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William Fitz Robert, 2nd Earl of Gloucester, son of Robert Fitz Roy, 1st Earl of Gloucester and Maud Fitz Robert, died 23 November 1183.1

William married Hawise of Leicester, daughter of Sir Robert of Meulan "le Bossu," Knt., 1st Earl of Leicester and Amice de Montfort.1 He also had an unknown mistress by whom he had one son.2

Family 1

  • Robert of Gloucester3

Family 2

Hawise of Leicester d. 24 Apr 1197
This person was last edited on10 Jun 2021


  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), 105 (Gen XXV 89-90), 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), 3:88 (Gloucester 4), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 3:89 (Gloucester 4.i).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:247 (Bardolf 8).