Seigneur Guillaume DE VERNON
William PEVEREL Earl of Hereford
(1075-After 1156)
William DE VERNON Lord of Shipbrook


Family Links


  • Richard DE VERNON
  • Baudouin DE VERNON (d.y.)
  • Hugh DE VERNON Lord of Shipbrook
  • Drogo DE VERNON
  • Juliana DE VERNON
  • Mathilde DE VERNON+

William DE VERNON Lord of Shipbrook

  • Born: Shipbrook, Northwich, Cheshire, England
  • Died: 16 Jun

   General Notes:

William de Vernon [2nd son of Richard]; great grandfather of [Richard de Vernon who married Avice in 1171]. [Burke's Peerage]


“Adeliz de Redveriis” donated property to “abbatie sancte Marie Monteburgi”, for the souls of “patris mei Willelmi Pevrel et matris mee Adeline”, with the consent of “filiorum meorum Baldewini et Willelmi de Vernone et Roberti de sancte Marie ecclesia et fratris mei Willelmi Pevrel de Notingeham et nepotum meorum Ricardi de Redveriis Henrici atque Willelmi” by undated charter.
Seigneur de Vernon. The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Willo de Vernun" in Dorsetshire, Wiltshire. "Baldwin earl of Exeter" donated property to the abbey of Sainte-Marie, Montebourg with the consent of "his sons Richard, Henry and his brothers William de Vernone and Robert de Sancte Marie Ecclesia" by charter dated to [1142/55]. "…Willelmus de Vernone…" witnessed the charter dated to [1147] under which "Henricus ducis Normannorum et comitis Andegavorum filius" confirmed the rights of the abbey of Saint-Ouen. "…Willelmus de Vernone…" witnessed the charter dated to [end 1150/early Sep 1151] under which "H. dux Normannorum" granted privileges to the citizens of Rouen. "…Willelmo de Vernone…" witnessed the charter dated to [Sep 1151/Jan 1153] under which "Henricus dux Norm et comes Andeg" confirmed the foundation of the abbey of Fontenay at the request of "Jordani Taxonis". Henry II King of England confirmed the property of the abbey of Blanchelande, including donations by "…Ricardus de Haya et Matildis uxor eius, predicte ecclesie fundatores, et Radulfus de Haya Ricardi nepos, et Willelmus de Vernone et Ricardus eius filius…" by charter dated 1157. [The necrology of Mont-Bourg records the death "16 Jun" of "Guillelmus de Vernone ultimus"

   Marriage Information:

William married Lucy DE TANCARVILLE, daughter of Seigneur Guillaume DE TANCARVILLE and Mathilde D' ARQUES. (Lucy DE TANCARVILLE was born about 1090 in Tancarville, Le Havre, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France and died about 1165.)

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