|Guillaume D' ARQUES vicomte d'Arques
Guillaume D' ARQUES vicomte d'Arques
- Born: Arques-la-Bataille, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
- Married: After 1059
- Died: 1090, Thorpe Arche, Yorkshire, England
Guillaume de Jumièges records that "Gunnor" had “excepta Sainfria...duas sorores Wewam et Avelinam”, adding that “tertia...sororum Gunnoris comitissæ” [Aveline, from the context] married “Osberno de Bolebec”, by whom she had “Galterium Giffardum primum et Godefridum patrem Willelmi de Archis”. "Guillelmus et Gislebertus filii Godefredi Archarum vicecomitis" donated land in Montvilla to Sainte-Trinité de Rouen dated 1059.
Vicomte d'Arques. Lord of Folkestone. A charter dated 1080 relates that "Gozelinus vicecomes de Archis…cum coniuge sua et filiis" founded Sainte-Trinité de Rouen and donated property, and that "Willelmus de Archis heres defuncti…avi sui Gozelini" confirmed the donation. [Orderic Vitalis records “Edgarus Adelinus et Robertus Belesmensis atque Guillelmus de Archis monachus Molismensis” as the advisers of Robert [III] Duke of Normandy, dated to . It is possible that the third named person was Guillaume Vicomte d´Arques but no other record has been found that he became a monk at Molesme in Burgundy before he died.]
Guillaume married Beatrix MALET, daughter of Guillaume MALET Sheriff of York, Sire De Graville and Esilia DE TILLIERES, after 1059. (Beatrix MALET was born in Graville St Honorine, Normandy, France and died on an unknown date.)