Biography of William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York

Timeline

Around 1101 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York was born to Stephen Blois Count Aumale and Hawise Mortimer Count Aumale.

In 1127 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York was created 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale. Cecily Skipton Count Aumale, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Countess York by marriage Count Aumale.

On 22 Aug 1138 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York fought at Cowton Moor during the Battle of the Standard aka Northallerton). William "The Younger" Peverell and Robert III Stuteville commanded the English forces. David I King Scotland and his son Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland fought on the Scottish side. The name of the battle derived from the Standards (banners) of the Bishops of Durham, York, Beverly and Ripon which were flown from a mast mounted on a cart. The English defeated the Scots.

After 22 Aug 1138 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York was created 1st Earl York. Cecily Skipton Count Aumale, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Countess York by marriage Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Earl York.

First Battle of Lincoln

On 02 Feb 1141 the army of Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy commanded by Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester defeated the army of Stephen I King England. Matilda's army included Ranulf Gernon 4th Earl Chester and Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys. Stephen I King England, Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln, William "The Younger" Peverell and Ilbert Lacy 3rd Baron Lacy were captured. William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York fought for Stephen, his cousin. .

On 20 Aug 1179 William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York died.

Hawise Blois 2nd Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Countess Essex was born to William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York and Cecily Skipton Count Aumale, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Countess York.

William "Fat" Blois 1st Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, 1st Earl York and Cecily Skipton Count Aumale, Countess Albermarle aka Aumale, Countess York were married.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 9 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Ancestry

Father: Stephen Blois Count Aumale

GrandFather: Odo Blois Count Troyes and Meaux, I Count Champagne, Count Aumale

Great GrandFather: Stephen Blois II Count Troyes and Meaux

Great x 2 GrandFather: Odo Blois II Count Blois

Great x 3 GrandFather: Odo Blois I Count Blois

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bertha Welf Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ermengarde Auvernge Count Blois

Great GrandMother: Adele Unknown

GrandMother: Adelaide Normandy Count Troyes and Meaux, Count Champagne, Count Aumale, Count Ponthieu

Great GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard "Fearless" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gunnora Unknown Count Ponthieu

Great x 2 GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre Duchess Normandy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Conan "Crooked" Penthièvre III Duke Brittany

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Gerberga Ingelger Duchess Brittany

Mother: Hawise Mortimer Count Aumale

GrandFather: Ranulph Mortimer