William d’Aubigny Earl of Arundel & Sussex
- Born: After 1149
- Marriage: Maud de St. Hilary 141,160
- Died: 24 Dec 1193, Wymondham, Norfolk, England 141
- Buried: 1193, Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England 141
~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 149:25, William d/Aubigny, Earl of Arundel, the second husband of Adeliza of Louvain. 160
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• Background Information. 141
William d'Aubigny, Earl of Sussex, son and heir in 1176/7, of his father by the same name. He was not given the Castle and Honor of Arundel until they were restored to him by Richard I on 27 June 1190. He was, however, styled Earl of Arundel before he however the possession of the caste on 18 Sep 1189. He witnessed a charter of King Richard, 29 Nov 1189, as "William, Earl of Arundel." In 1191, he was made Custos of Windsor Castle, and 1194, he was one of the Receivers of the money raised for King Richard's ransom.
William married Maud, the widow of Roger de Clare, Earl of Hertford who had died in 1173. Maud was the daughter and heir of James de St. Hilaire du Harcouet and his wife Aveline. William died 24 Dec 1193, and was buried along with his father and grandfather at Wymondham Priory.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Arundel), Vol. I, p. 235-236 & (Sussex), Vol. XIIA, p. 515
William married Maud de St. Hilary, daughter of James de St. Hilary Lord Field Dalling and Lady Aveline 141,160. (Maud de St. Hilary was born in 1137 in Field Dalling, Burkenham, Norfolk, England and died in 1173 in Norfolk, England 192.)