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Male Earl of Gloucester William FitzRobert de Caen Click to view Earl of Gloucester William FitzRobert de Caen in the family tree

William was born on November 23rd, 1116 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.1   William's father was 1st Earl of Gloucester Robert (The Consul) of Caen and his mother was Mabel (Maud) Fitzhammon.  His paternal grandparents were King Henry (Beauclerc) England I and Nest verch Deheubarth Rhys Heiress of Carew, Tywysoges Deheubarth; his maternal grandparents were Robert Lord of Tewksbury Fitzhammon and Sybil Matilda De Montgomery. He had a brother and three sisters, named Philip, Christiana, Mabira and Maud.  He was the third oldest of the five children. He had a half-sister named Mabel.  He died at the age of 67 on November 23rd, 1183 in Somersetshire, England.  He was buried in Priory Keynsham, Somersetshire, England.2 1 

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