Ancestral Trails 2016 » William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux

Personal data William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux Male

Ancestors (and descendant) of William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux

Ela de Talvas

William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux

Eleanor de Vitre

Household of William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux

He is married to Eleanor de Vitre in the year 1190 at Salisbury, Wiltshire, he was 40 years old.


  1. Ela Fitzpatrick d'Evreux  1187-1261 Tree 8

Notes by William Fitzpatrick d'Evreux

Son of Patrick D'Evreux The family of Devereux derives its surname from the town of Evreux in the duchy of Normandy, and the first of them who settled in England were Walter and Robert, sons of Walter earl of Rosmar in that duchy. Walter received from William the Conqueror, immediately after the battle of Hastings, the lordship of Salisbury in the county of Wilts; and Patrick his grandson, was constituted lord steward of the houshold to the empress Maud; and by that princess 1153 created earl of Salisbury. He was murdered by Guy de Lusignan in the year 1167; and William, second earl, his son, died 1196 leaving issue Styled also Fitz Patrick, he was Earl of Wiltshire, but was always styled Earl of Salisbury. He received the third penny of Wiltshire in 1168, and remained loyal during the rebellion of the King's sons 1173-74. He was sheriff of Wiltshire 1189-90 and 1191-96. He bore the sceptre with the dove at Richard's coronation 3 Sep 1189, and appears to have been in close attendance to that monarch until he left Dover for Normandy 12 Dec. He served as sheriff of Dorset and Somerset in 1194, and upon Richard's return from captivity, he attended the Great Council at Nottingham in March and was present at Richard's second coronation at Winchester 27 Apr. His widow, Eleanor (previously the widow of Gilbert Crispin and William Paynel), married, 4thly, Gilbert de Malesmains. Source:

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