Count William VIII (?)1

M, #1088030, b. 1099, d. 9 April 1137
Father*Count William VII (?)1 b. 22 Oct 1071, d. 10 Feb 1126/27
Mother*Countess Philippa (of Toulouse)1 b. c 1073, d. 28 Nov 1117
Relationship24th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceRFC088-30

Names and TItles

Titled: Duke of Aquitaine (William X).1
Variation: Duke Guillaume X (of Aquitaine).2
Titled: Count of Poitou (William VIII).1
Titled: Crusader.
     Count William VIII (?) was born in 1099 in Aquitaine, to, son of Count William VII (?) and Countess Philippa (of Toulouse).2,1 Count William VIII (?) was the son of Count William VII (?) and Countess Philippa (of Toulouse).1 Count William VIII (?) married first Eleanore de Châtellerault, daughter of Viscount Aimeri I (of Chatellerault) and Dangereuse (aka) Maubergeonne De L' Isle Bouchard, in 1121.1 Count William VIII (?) married second Emma de Limoges, daughter of Count Aymer III (?).1 Count William VIII (?) died on 9 April 1137 in Galicia, on a pilgrimage to St Iago de Compostela.1 He is also reported to have died on 19 April 1137 in France.2
     William VIII's mother Countess Philippa (of Toulouse) died on 28 November 1117.3 Count William VIII (?) became the father of Queen Eleanor (of Aquitaine) in 1121/22.2,1 Count William VIII (?) became the father of Guillaume 'le Hardi' D' Aquitaine circa 1124.2 Count William VIII (?) became the father of Alix (Pernelle) de Poitiers circa 1126.2 William VIII's father Count William VII (?) died on 10 February 1126/27 in France.2,1 Count William VIII (?) became a widower with the death of his wife, Eleanore de Châtellerault after March 1130.2

References

     Count William VIII (?) has ID 88-30 in Royalty for Commoners.1

Family 1

Eleanore de Châtellerault b. circa 1103, d. after March 1130
Children

Family 2

Emma de Limoges
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
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Citations

  1. [S7] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Fourth Edition, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, 2002). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Royalty for Commoners, 4th Edition.
  2. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.
  3. [S31] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Third Edition (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1998). Repository: Winchester Library Winchester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as RFC **** Check RFC4 ****.