Biography of William "The Younger" Valence

Timeline

Battle of Llandeilo Fawr

On 17 Jun 1282 the army of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford were ambushed by the Welsh at Llandeilo. William "The Younger" Valence was killed. . Much of Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 's army of 1600 men was destroyed.

After 17 Jun 1282 William "The Younger" Valence was buried at Dorchester Priory. His monument Early Medieval with Crossed Legs. A particularly fine effigy with some remnants of its original colouring.

William "The Younger" Valence was born to William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke and Joan Munchensi Countess Pembroke.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 12 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Franks: Great x 13 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke

GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche

Great GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan IX Count Lusignan

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg Count Lusignan

GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

Great GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angouleme

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angouleme

Great x 3 GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angouleme

Great x 3 GrandMother: Pontia La Marche Count Angouleme

Great GrandMother: Alice Courtenay Count Angouleme

Great x 2 GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

Great x 3 GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

Mother: Joan Munchensi Countess Pembroke

GrandFather: Warin Munchensi