William de Burgh
(Abt 1178-1205/1206)


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Daughter of Donnell Mor O'Brien

William de Burgh

  • Born: Abt 1178, Norfolk, England
  • Marriage: Daughter of Donnell Mor O'Brien 160
  • Died: 1205/06, Galway Castle, Connaught, Ireland about age 27 160

bullet   Another name for William was Sir William Fitz Adelm Knight of Thistle, Lord of Connaught.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 177B:8, identifies him as Lord of Connaught and father of Richard, Lord of Connaught - his wife, "a daughter of Donnell O'Brien, K.T., being the mother. Weis cites Opren's History of the Normans in Ireland. Weis does not identify William's parents. 160

~The Norman People and their Existing Descendants , p. 58, William Fitz Adelm was the ancestor of the Burgh family. He was the Chief Governor of Ireland during the time of Henry II. 720

bullet  Information about this person:

• Web Reference: William FitzAdelm De Burgh from Library Ireland.

• Web Reference: William de Burgh from Wikipedia.

William married Daughter of Donnell Mor O'Brien, daughter of Domnall Mor Ua Briain and Urlachen mac Morough.160

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