Biography of Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey 1137-1203

Paternal Family Tree: Warenne

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Around 1137 Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey was born to William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey (age 18) and Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey.

On 11 May 1138 [her grandfather] William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey died. His son [her father] William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey (age 19) succeeded 3rd Earl Surrey and inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map]. [her mother] Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey by marriage Countess Surrey.

Around 1148 William Blois I Count Boulogne (age 11) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 11) were married. She by marriage Countess Boulogne. She the daughter of William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey (age 29) and Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey. They were fourth cousins. He a great grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

On 06 Jan 1148 [her father] William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey (age 29) died. His daughter Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 11) succeeded 4th Countess Surrey and inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map].

Eustace of Blois Dies

On 17 Aug 1153 King Stephen's eldest son [her brother-in-law] Eustace Blois IV Count Boulogne (age 23) died at Bury St Edmunds [Map]. Probably from food poisoning, possibly murdered for having sacked the Abbey. His brother [her husband] William Blois I Count Boulogne (age 16) succeeded I Count Boulogne.

In 1159 [her husband] William Blois I Count Boulogne (age 22) died. His sister [her sister-in-law] Marie Blois I Countess Boulogne (age 23) succeeded I Countess Boulogne.

In 1162 William Plantagenet (age 25) was to marry Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 25) but Archbishop Thomas Becket (age 42) refused to grant the necessary dispensation.

In 1163 [her daughter] Maud aka Matilda Plantagenet Countess Eu was born to [her future husband] Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey (age 34) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 26).

On 30 Jan 1164 William Plantagenet (age 27) died at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral [Map] said to have been of a broken heart since he was unable to marry Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 27) as a result of Archbishop Thomas Becket (age 44) refusing to grant the necessary dispensation.

In Apr 1164 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey (age 35) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 27) were married by which Conisbrough Castle [Map] came into his posession. He rebuilt the castle in stone. He by marriage Earl Surrey. She the daughter of William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey and Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey. He the son of Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy and Mistress Unknown.

On 10 Oct 1174 [her mother] Adela Montgomery Countess of Salisbury and Surrey died.

In or before 1191 [her son-in-law] Henry Normandy 7th Count Eu and [her daughter] Maud aka Matilda Plantagenet Countess Eu (age 27) were married. She by marriage Countess Eu. She the daughter of Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey (age 61) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 53). He the son of John Normandy 6th Count Eu and Alice D'Aubigny Countess Eu. He a great x 3 grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

In 1201 King John "Lackland" of England (age 34) visited the new stone-built Conisbrough Castle [Map] whilst it was held by [her husband] Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey (age 72) and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 64).

On 07 May 1202 [her husband] Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey (age 73) died. His son [her son] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey succeeded 5th Earl Surrey and inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map]. He undertook further building work including the Great Hall and service buildings in the Inner Bailey. Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk and Surrey (age 8) by marriage Countess Surrey.

Around 1203 Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey (age 66) died.

[her daughter] Ela Plantagenet was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

[her daughter] Adela Plantagenet was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

[her son] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey was born to Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey and Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey.

Royal Ancestors of Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey 1137-1203

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks King Lombardy Holy Roman Emperor

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Daughter of Robert "Pious" II King France

Royal Descendants of Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey 1137-1203

Edward Balliol I King Scotland x 1

King Robert II of Scotland x 1

King Richard II of England x 1

King Henry V of England x 2

Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Denmark x 2

Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland x 3

King Edward IV of England x 6

King Richard III of England x 6

Anne Neville Queen Consort England x 10

King Henry VII of England and Ireland x 4

Queen Anne Boleyn of England x 8

Anne Jagiellon Holy Roman Empress x 1

Queen Jane Seymour x 8

Catherine Parr Queen Consort England x 13

Queen Catherine Howard of England x 7

Jane "Nine Days Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland x 16

President George Washington x 6

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom x 1459

Queen Consort Camilla Shand x 488

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 4572

Catherine Middleton Princess of Wales x 11

Ancestors of Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey 1137-1203

Great x 1 Grandfather: William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey

GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

Great x 1 Grandmother: Gundred Countess of Surrey

Father: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey

Isabella Warenne Countess Boulogne 4th Countess of Surrey