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Longespée, Sir Williamlocked

(c. 1209–1250)
  • Simon Lloyd


Longespée, Sir William (c. 1209–1250), magnate, was the eldest son and heir of Ela, countess of Salisbury (b. in or after 1190, d. 1261), in whom the earldom was vested, and William (I) Longespée (b. in or before 1167, d. 1226). He had three brothers, of whom the youngest was ...

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