Arnold I de Bois
(Abt 1050-)
Arnold II de Bois
(Abt 1100-)
Arnold III de Bois
(-1147)

 

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Isabella de Watteville

Arnold III de Bois

  • Born: Breteuil, Normandy
  • Marriage: Isabella de Watteville
  • Died: Afrer 1147, Leicestershire, England 1245

bullet   Another name for Arnold was Ernald de Bosco.1246

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 1245
The Earl of Leicester lost control of Breteuil in 1141. At this time, Arnold III de Bois moved premanently to England, along with the Earl. He was the first of the de Bois family to hold the post of "Keeper of the Royal Forest," and the first recorded de Bois to serve as a Leicestershire steward. This Arnold de Bois married Isabel, heiress of Roger de Watterville. With this marriage, Arnold added greatly to his land holdings in Leicestershire as well as adding Watterville properties in Warwickshire and Gloucesttershire.

Art, Identity and Devotion in the Fourteenth Century England: Three Women and Their Books of Hours
, by Kathryn Ann Smith, p. 23


Arnold married Isabella de Watteville, daughter of Roger de Watteville and Unknown.


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