Jeremiah WHEELER(1) was born on
23 Mar 1730/31 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He died on 26 Feb 1811 in Rehoboth,
Massachusetts. Parents: James WHEELER and
He was married to Submit HORTON
on 4 Jan 1753 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Children were:
WHEELER(1) was born in 1590/91. He
died about 1668.
Children were: Henry WHEELER
WHEELER(1) died about 1674 in Dorchester,
She was married to John PEARCE about
WHIPPLE(1) was born about 1763 in Cambridge,
New York. She died on 26 Aug 1838 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
She was married to
Nathaniel WALKER about 1806. Children were:
WHITING(1) has reference number 9PJZ-3W.
WHITING(1) was born in 1698/99 in Wrentham,
Massachusetts. He died in 1788 in Cumberland, Rhode Island. Parents:
Samuel WHITING and Mary CLARK.
He was married
to Abigail MASON in 1730/31. Children were:
WHITING(1) was born on 14 Sep 1734
in Wrentham, Massachusetts. Parents: Ephraim WHITING
and Abigail MASON.
She was married to
Benjamin BUTLER on 14 Jan 1757 in Cumberland, Rhode Island. Children were:
(Reverand) Nathaniel BUTLER.
WHITNEY(1) was born about 1684. She
died about 1763.
She was married to Joseph KEELER
about 1705. Children were: Elijah KEELER.
WHITTAKER(1) was born in Rehoboth,
He was married to Experience PEARCE
WILBOR(1) was born about 1617 in Doncaster,
Yorkshire, England. She died on 19 Feb 1696 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.
She was married to Nathaniel POTTER about 1635.
Children were: Nathaniel POTTER.
WILBOR(1) was born about 1664 in Little
Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island.(247)
He died about 1740 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island.
Parents: William WILBOR and
He was married to Mary POTTER
about 1689 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island. Children were:
WILBOR(1) was born.
He was married. Children were: William
WILBOR(1) was born about 1690 in Braintree,
Essex, England.(247) He died about 1710
in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island. Parents:
He was married to Martha GIFFORD
between 1653 and 1655. Children were: Samuel WILBOR
WILBORE(1) was born on 22 Oct 1690.
(248) She died on 2 Sep 1760. Parents:
Samuel WILBOR and Mary POTTER.
She was married
to James PEARCE on 5 Mar 1712 in Little Compton,
Rhode Island. Children were: William PEARCE,
Susannah PEARCE, Martha PEARCE,
James PEARCE, Giles "Jyles" PEARCE
, Mary PEARCE, George PEARCE
, Alice PEARCE, Phebe PEARCE
, Samuel PEARCE.
Thomas WILBORE(1) was born on 1 May
1718 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island. He died on 5 Mar 1787
in Hopkington, Rhode Island.
He was married to Edith
WOODMAN on 9 Mar 1740 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island.
She was married
to Timothy PEARCE in Madison, New York.
WILBUR(1) died about 1824. He was
He was married to Hannah PEARCE about 1819
in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island.
WILHELM V (Duke of Julich)(1) has reference
He was married to (Countess) JOHANNA
(Countess of Holland) on 26 Feb 1334 in Holland.
(1) died in 1838. of Baden
were: CHARLES, (Prince) ALEXANDER
E. WILKENS(1) was born about 1826.
She was married to J. Irving PEARCE about 1849 in
WILLEM II (Count of Holland)(1) was
born in 1227 in Hertogenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands. He died on 28 Jan
1256 in Hoogwoud, Noord Holland, Netherlands. He was endowed SUBMITTED. He
was sealed to parents SUBMITTED. He was baptised into the LDS church SUBMITTED.
He has reference number 7Z11-DJ. Parents: (Count) FLORIS
IV (Count of Holland) and (Princess) MATHILDE (Princess
He was married to (Princess) ELISABETH
(Princess of Brunswick) on 25 Jan 1252 in Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.
He was sealed to spouse SUBMITTED.
WILLEM IV (Count of Holland)(1) was
born about 1317 in Le Quesnoy, Normandy, France. He died on 26 Sep 1345 in Worms,
Friesland, Netherlands. He was buried in Valenciennes, Normandy, France. He
was endowed SUBMITTED. He was sealed to parents SUBMITTED. He was baptised
into the LDS church SUBMITTED. He has reference number 7W1X-R1. Parents:
(Count) Willen III D'AVESNES (Count of Hainault) and
(Countess) Jeanne De VALOIS (Countess of Hainault).
He was married to
(Duchess) Jeanne BRABANT-LIMBOURG (Duchess of Brabant & Limbourg) in
WILLIAM AUGUSTUS (Duke of Cumberla)(1)
was born on 15 Apr 1721 in Leicester House, London, England. He died on 31
Oct 1765 in London, England. Duke of Cumberland Parents:
(King) GEORGE II and CAROLINE.
WILLIAM FREDERICK (2nd Duke of Glouscester)(1)
2nd Duke of Gloucester Parents: (Duke) WILLIAM
HENRY (Duke of Glouscester) and Maria WALPOLE
WILLIAM HENRY (Duke of Glouscester)(1)
was born on 14 Nov 1743 in Leicester House, London, England. He died on 25
Aug 1805 in Gloucester House, London, England. Duke of Gloucester Parents:
(Prince) FREDERICK LOUIS (Prince of Wales) and
He was married to Maria WALPOLE on
6 Sep 1766 in London, England. Children were: (Duke)
WILLIAM FREDERICK (2nd Duke of Glouscester).
WILLIAM I (The Conqueror Duke of Normandy)(29)
(1) was born about 14 Oct 1024.
(4) William I (of England), called The Conqueror
(1027-87), first Norman king of England (1066-87), who has been called one of
the first modern kings and is generally regarded as one of the outstanding figures
in western European history.
Born in Falaise, France, William was the illegitimate son of Robert I, duke of
Normandy, and Arletta, a tanner's daughter, and is therefore sometimes called
William the Bastard. Upon the death of his father, the Norman nobles, honoring
their promise to Robert, accepted William as his successor. Rebellion against
the young duke broke out almost immediately, however, and his position did not
become secure until 1047 when, with the aid of Henry I, king of France, he won
a decisive victory over a rebel force near Caen.
During a visit in 1051 to his childless cousin, Edward the Confessor, king of
England, William is said to have obtained Edward's agreement that he should succeed
to the English throne. In 1053, defying a papal ban, William married Matilda
of Flanders, daughter of Baldwin V, count of Flanders and a descendant of King
Alfred the Great, thereby strengthening his claim to the crown of England. Henry
I, fearing the strong bond between Normandy and Flanders resulting from the marriage,
attempted in 1054 and again in 1058 to crush the powerful duke, but on both occasions
William defeated the French king's forces.
Conquest of England
About 1064, the powerful English noble, Harold, earl of Wessex, was shipwrecked
on the Norman coast and taken prisoner by William. He secured his release by
swearing to support William's claim to the English throne. When King Edward died,
however, the witenagemot (royal council) elected Harold king. Determined to make
good his claim, William secured the sanction of Pope Alexander II for a Norman
invasion of England. The duke and his army landed at Pevensey on September 28,
1066. On October 14, the Normans defeated the English forces at the celebrated
Battle of Hastings, in which Harold was slain. William then proceeded to London,
crushing the resistance he encountered on the way. On Christmas Day he was crowned
king of England in Westminster Abbey.
The English did not accept foreign rule without a struggle. William met the opposition,
which was particularly violent in the north and west, with strong measures; he
was responsible for the devastation of great areas of the country, particularly
in Yorkshire, where Danish forces had arrived to aid the Saxon rebels. By 1070
the Norman conquest of England was complete.
William invaded Scotland in 1072 and forced the Scottish king Malcolm III MacDuncan
to pay him homage. During the succeeding years the Conqueror crushed insurrections
among his Norman followers, including that incited in 1075 by Ralph de Guader,
1st earl of Norfolk, and Roger Fitzwilliam, earl of Hereford, and a series of
uprisings in Normandy led by his eldest son Robert, who later became Robert II,
duke of Normandy.
One feature of William's reign as king was his reorganization of the English
feudal and administrative systems. He dissolved the great earldoms, which had
enjoyed virtual independence under his Anglo-Saxon predecessors, and distributed
the lands confiscated from the English to his trusted Norman followers. He introduced
the Continental system of feudalism; by the Oath of Salisbury of 1086 all landlords
swore allegiance to William, thus establishing the precedent that a vassal's
loyalty to the king overrode his fealty to his immediate lord. The feudal lords
were compelled to acknowledge the jurisdiction of the local courts, which William
retained along with many other Anglo-Saxon institutions. The ecclesiastical and
secular courts were separated, and the power of the papacy in English affairs
was greatly curtailed. Another outstanding accomplishment was the economic survey
undertaken and incorporated in the Domesday Book in 1086.
In 1087, during a campaign against King Philip I of France, William burned the
town of Mantes (now Mantes-la-Jolie). William's horse fell in the vicinity of
Mantes, fatally injuring him. He died in Rouen on September 7 and was buried
at Caen in Saint Stephen's, one of the abbeys he and Matilda had founded at the
time of their marriage as penance for their defiance of the pope. William was
succeeded by his third-born son, William II.
He died on 9 Sep 1087. He has reference number 8XHZ-SV.
Accession to throne: 14 Oct 1066, by conquest, Duke of Normandy;
William the Conqueror King of England Parents: (Duke)
ROBERT I (The Magnificent)(Duke of Normandy) and
Harlette De FALAISE.
He was married to Matilda
De FLANDERS about 1053 in France. Children were:
ROBERT III (Duke of Normandy), RICHARD,
(King) WILLIAM II (King Rufus), (Abbess) CECILIA
, AGATHA, ADELIZA,
ADELA, MATILDA, CONSTANCE
, (King) HENRY I (Beauclerc).
I(1) died in 1214.
Isabel of SCOTLAND.
WILLIAM I (Count of Poitou)(1) was
born about 925. He died about 963. Parents: (Count)
Ebles MANCER and EMILIANE.
He was married to
GERLOC (ADELE) about 935. Children were:
WILLIAM II (Kaiser Wilhelm)(1) was
born in 1859. He died in 1941. Parents: (Emperor) FREDERICK
III (Emperor of Germany) and VICTORIA ADELAIDE MARY
WILLIAM II (Prince of Orange)(1) Prince
Children were: (King) WILLIAM III.
WILLIAM II (King Rufus)(1) was born
before 1060 in Normandy, England.(4)
William II or William Rufus, died. 1100 reign (reign 1087-1100) William II had
utter contempt for the English church and extorted large sums of money from it.
He occupied Normandy when Robert II left on a crusade, and gained control (1097)
of the Scottish throne. He was killed while hunting, and his death may not have
been an accident. His brother
Henry I succeeded him. He died on 2 Aug 1100 in The New Forest, England. He
was buried in Winchester Cathedral, England. King "Rufus" Accession
to throne: 9 September 1087 Parents: (King) WILLIAM
I (The Conqueror Duke of Normandy) and Matilda De
WILLIAM II (King of Sicily)(1) died
on 18 Nov 1189. King of Sicily
He was married to
JOAN on 13 Feb 1177 in Palermo, Sicily.
WILLIAM III(1) was born on 4 Nov 1650
in The Hague.(4)
William III, 1650-1702, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1689-1702), was
the son of William II, Prince of Orange. He became stadtholder of the Netherlands
in 1672 and fought in the Dutch War of 1672-78.
In 1674 he made peace with England and married (1677) Mary, the Protestant daughter
of James Duke of York (later James II of England). After accession, William kept
in contact with the king's opponents and in 1688 was invited by them to England.
He landed with an army and brought about the Glorious Revolution. James was allowed
to escape, and William accepted (1689) the offer of Parliament and reigned jointly
with his wife Mary II.
William also excepted the Bill of Rights (1689), which greatly reduced royal
power. He defeated (1690) the exiled James at the battle of the Boyne in Ireland
and was involved in continental wars until Louis XIV recognized him as king in
1697. In England he relied increasingly on Whig ministers, who were responsible
for the establishment (1694) of the Bank of England and the policy of a national
debt. He was succeeded by Queen Anne. He died on 8 Mar 1702 in Kensington Palace,
England. He was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
King Accession to throne: 13 February 1689 Accession by proclamation Parents:
(Prince) WILLIAM II (Prince of Orange) and
(Princess Royal) Mary STUART.
He was married to
(Queen) MARY II on 4 Nov 1677 in St. James' Palace.
WILLIAM IV (King of England)(1) was
born on 21 Aug 1765 in Buckingham House, England.
William IV, 1765-1837, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1830-37) was the third
son of George III. Generally passive in politics, he reluctantly gave his promise
to the 2nd Earl Grey to create, if necessary, enough peers to pass the Reform
Bill of 1832. Political
leadership was left to the Duke of Wellington, Earl Grey Viscount Melbourne,
and Sir Robert Peel. Goo-natured but eccentric, William was only moderately popular.
He was succeeded by his niece Victoria. He died on 20 Jun 1837 in Windsor Castle,
Windsor, Berkshire, England. He was buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor,
Duke of Clarence King of England Accession to throne: 26 June 1830 For some reason,
William's daughters were not considered legitimate. Parents:
(King) GEORGE III and SOPHIA CHARLOTTE.
was married to ADELAIDE on 11 Jul 1818 in Kew Palace,
England. Children were: (Princess) CHARLOTTE AUGUSTA
LOUISA, (Princess) ELIZABETH GEORGIANA ADELAIDE
WILLIAM IV (Prince of Orange)(1) Prince
He was married to (Princess) ANNE on 25
Mar 1734 in French Chapel, St. James' Palace, England.
WILLIAM X (Duke D'Aquitaine)(1) was
born in 1099. He died on 9 Apr 1137 in Galice, Spain. Count of Poitou
was married to AENOR in 1121. Children were:
(Queen) ELEANOR (Queen of France & England).
WILLIAM (Duke of Gloucester)(1) was
born on 24 Jul 1689 in Hampton Court Palace, England. He died on 30 Jul 1700
in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England. Duke of Gloucester Parents:
(King) GEORGE and (Queen)
WILLIAM (Duke of Normandy)(1) was born
before 5 Aug 1103 in Winchester, England. He died on 25 Nov 1120 in Barfleur,
France. Duke of Normandy Drowned in the wreck of the White Ship Parents:
(King) HENRY I (Beauclerc) and (Princess) Matilda
ATHELING (Princess of Scotland).
WILLIAM (Count of Boulogne)(1) was
born about 1134. He died on 11 Oct 1159 in Toulouse, France. Count of Boulogne
Parents: (King) STEPHEN and
(1) was born on 17 Aug 1152 in Normandy,
England. He died about Apr 1156 in Wallingford Cast, Berkshire, England. Parents:
(King) HENRY II (England) and
(Queen) ELEANOR (Queen of France & England).
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