Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

William \'Als Gernons\' de Percy

William \'Als Gernons\' de Percy

Male 1030 - 1096  (66 years)

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  • Name William \'Als Gernons\' de Percy 
    Born 1030 
    Gender Male 
    History William de Percy was known as \'Als Gernons\' or \'William with the Whiskers\'. The family name is derived from a small village, Percy, near Villedieu in Normandy. In 1066 he accompanied William the Conqueror to England and the Battle of Hastings. He was high in favour with the Conqueror and became one of the feudal Lords of the conquest. He refounded the famous abbey of St. Hilda in Yorkshire and his brother, Serlo de Percy, became the first prior. He accompanied Duke Robert of Normandy on a crusade and died at Mountjoy near Jerusalem.  [1
    Died 1096  Mountjoy near Jerusalem Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2607  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2018 

    Father Geoffrey de Percy 
    Family ID F1689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma de Port 
    +1. Alan \'The Great Alan\' de Percy,   b. 1069,   d. 1120  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S64] Genealogics, Leo Van de Pas, http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00139940&tree=LEO.