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  • Name D'AUBIGNY, William 
    Birth Bef 1070  Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny, Manche, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    Death 1139  Buckenham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 1139  Wymondham Priory, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I32632  Joseph Smith Sr and Lucy Mack Smith
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2021 

    Family ST LIZ, Maud ,   b. 1096, Tunbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationTunbridge, Kent, Englandd. 1140 (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1099  Buckenham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2022 

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    • From Wikipedia:
      This article is about William d'Aubigny (Pincerna) who died in 1139. For his son, who was also called Pincerna, see William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel. For his like-named brother-in-law, see William d'Aubigny (Brito).
      William d'Aubigny

      Died 1139
      Buried Wymondham Abbey
      Spouse(s) Maud Bigod
      Issue
      William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel
      Father Roger d'Aubigny
      Mother Amice or Avice

      William d'Aubigny (died 1139), sometimes William de Albini, was an Anglo-Norman baron and administrator who served successive kings of England and acquired large estates in Norfolk. From his title of Butler (pincerna in medieval Latin) to King Henry I of England, he was called William d'Aubigny Pincerna to distinguish him from other men of the same name.[1]

      From a family originating in the village of Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny in Normandy and born before 1070, he was the eldest surviving son of Roger d'Aubigny and his wife Amice or Avice.[1] His brother was Nigel d'Aubigny.

      Career
      Not mentioned as a landholder in the 1086 Domesday Book, he was associated with King William II of England by 1091 and in that decade is recorded as an important landholder in the county of Norfolk.[1]

      His involvement in central government increased after 1100, when Henry I became king of England. In 1101 he was a witness to the treaty in which Robert II, Count of Flanders pledged military support to Henry and is named there as pincerna, evidence that he was one of the chief officers of the royal household. As part of the king's court, he travelled with him and spent about a quarter of his time in Normandy rather than England. By 1130 he was also a royal judge, hearing cases in Essex and in Lincolnshire.[1]

      Nave of Wymondham Abbey
      His Norfolk estates grew over the years, until in 1135 he had 22 knights holding lands in his barony there, and he also had lands in Kent. At Old Buckenham, the first castle was probably built in his time, as was the nave of Wymondham Priory, now part of the parish church,[1] which he founded in 1107.[2] He was also a benefactor to his father-in-law's foundation of Thetford Priory and, in Normandy, to the Benedictine abbey of Lessay that his father had supported.[1]

      When Stephen became king in 1135, William initially retained his place at court, but had died by June 1139,[1] and was buried at Wymondham.

      Family
      He married Maud, daughter of Roger Bigod, and their son William became Earl of Arundel.

      [Source: Wikipedia, "William d'Aubigny (died 1139):, downloaded 12 July 2018, dvmansur. see link in Sources.]