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From: (Douglas Richardson)
Subject: Re: Re-dating William Longespee's Birth
Date: 5 Jan 2003 08:31:57 -0800
wrote in message news:<>...
> > I do think a birth date for William Longespee of 1180-5 defies these
> > considerations. If he were born in 1185, and we gave five years before Ida
> > married the Earl of Norfolk, that would have Ida marrying in 1190, her
> > eldest son Hugh paying homage in 1199 at age eight or six, and her daughter
> > Mary married at age seven or five.
> > Paul
Dear Paul ~
I've estimated William Longespee's birth as 1175/80, not 1180/5. It
is his eldest legitimate sister, Mary, whose birth I have estimated as
1180/5. I believe these dates are sensible and sound.
Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
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