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  • ID: I04900
  • Name: William FITZANSCULF , Sheriff of Buckingham 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: William of /Pinkeni/, of Picquigny
  • Birth: ABT 1045 in Picquigny, Somme, Picardy, France
  • Death: ABT 1107 in Dudley Castle, Warwickshire, England 4
  • Death: AFT 1086 5
  • Note:
    FitzAnsculf, William - Also called William of Pinkeni. From Picquigny, Somme. Son of Sheriff of Buckinghamshire. Castle at Dudley, Worcs. Holdings in 12 midland and western counties. []

    Below is a list of William's entries in the Domesday Book ordered by county (1st line: modern name, next lines are the original spelling and the holders (and tenants holding from them), with an occasional last line added by the website noting some aspect of the town/village/property.


    Bradew(uu)elle: Walter Hacket from Walter Giffard; William de Feugeres from William FitzAnsculf (who, as sheriff, wrongfully dispossessed William Cholsey).
    Remains of a 12th century Benedictine priory; earthworks of a motte and bailey castle.

    Caldecote: Alfred from Count of Mortain; William FitzAnsculf; Swarting from the king. 2 mills.

    Cete(n)done / Cetedene: Ralph and Ranulph from Count of Mortain; Swarting from the king and from William FitzAnsculf; Gilbert from Robert de Tosny; Ralph from Robert d'Oilly; Hugh de Bolbec.
    Saxon cultivation terraces nearby. The Great Train Robbery took place here in 1962.

    Cicelai: Baldwin, the pre-Conquest holder, Andrew and Payne from William FitzAnsculf.
    Chicheley Hall (1701).

    Ditone: Walter from William FitzAnsculf.

    Esenberge / a: Ralph and Odbert from William FitzAnsculf, formerly Earl Harold; Mainou le Breton.
    Sheltered by beechwoods; Cymbeline's Mount nearby.

    Great Linford
    Linforde: Ranulf from Count of Mortain; Hugh from Walter Giffard; Robert from William FitzAnsculf; Hugh de Bolbec.
    Part of Milton Keynes New Town.

    Hamdena: Odbert from William FitzAnsculf.
    Now 2 villages, Great Hampden, with 14th century Hampden House with parkland and a section of Iron Age Grim's Ditch earthwork, and Little Hampden.

    Herould / Herulfmede: Hugh from Walter Giffard; Harvey, Payne and Baldwin from William FitzAnsculf; Hugh de Bolbec; Morcar from Countess Judith.
    Some houses.

    Hochestone: Payne from William FitzAnsculf.
    Remote; thatched cottages; Jacobean manor house.

    Litecota / e: Robert from Walter Giffard; Payne from William FitzAnsculf; Robert from Miles Crispin.

    Milton Keynes
    Mid(d)eltone / Midueltone: Hugh from Walter Giffard; Osbert from William FitzAnsculf; Godric Cratel from the king. Mill.
    Near Milton Keynes New Town.

    Newport Pagnell
    Neuport: William FitzAnsculf. 2 mills.
    Busy market town. The Great Ouse and River Lovat meet here.

    North Marston
    Merstone: Robert from Bishop of Bayeux; Ranulf from Bishop of Coutances; Ranulf and Bernard from William FitzAnsculf; Seric, the pre-Conquest holder, from Miles Crispin.
    Famous for its rector, John Shorne, who worked miracles in the 13th century

    Soleberie: Payne from William FitzAnsculf; Roger from Miles Crispin; Hugh de Beauchamp; Jocelyn le Breton; Azelina, Ralph Tailbois' wife; Godwin the Beadle.

    Stoke Poges
    Stoches: Walter from William FitzAnsculf. Mill.
    Thomas Gray's poem 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard' immortalized this village.

    Soeneberno / berie / berne / borne: King's land, formerly Earl Harold; Ralph and Aelmer from Count of Mortain; William from Walter Giffard; Payne from William FitzAnsculf; Geoffrey de Mandeville.

    Ticheforde: William FitzAnsculf.
    Tickford Abbey.


    Bradefelt: William FitzAnsculf. 3 mills.
    Bradfield School.

    Compton Beauchamp
    Contone: William FitzAnsculf. Church.
    At one time Compton Regis after its owner, Edward the Confessor.

    East Ilsley
    Eldeslei: Bishop of Salisbury; Roger from Henry de Ferrers; Stephen from William FitzAnsculf; Saswalo from Geoffrey de Mandeville.

    Englefel / Inglefelle: William FitzAnsculf; Gilbert and Stephen from him.
    Site of a battle between King Aethelwulf and the Danes in the 9th century.

    Hurterige: Alfred from William FitzAnsculf.

    Hodicote: Stephen from William FitzAnsculf; Odelard from Ralph de Mortimer.
    Bronze Age burial ground nearby.

    Ingepene: William FitzAnsculf; Ralph de Feugères, the king's thane. Mill.
    Walbury Hill is the site of an Iron Age fort.

    Kingston Bagpuize
    Chingestune: Ralph de Bagpuize and Henry de Ferrers from him; Aethelhelm from William FitzAnsculf. Fishery.

    Stanford Dingley
    Stanworde: Gilbert from William FitzAnsculf. Mill.

    Ufton Robert
    Offetune: A man-at-arms from William FitzAnsculf.
    Ufton Green; Ufton Bridge over the River Kennet.

    Etingedene: Godbald from William FitzAnsculf. Mill.
    Once a market town; attractive cottages. Bronze Age implements (The Yattendon Hoard) were found here.


    Stantone / tune: Picot from Count Alan; Hugh from Gilbert FitzThorold; Guy from Picot of Cambridge; William FitzAnsculf.
    Formerly 2 villages; now 2 churches and an RAF base.

    Father: Ansculf de PICQUIGNY , Sheriff of Buckingham b: ABT 1020 in Picquigny, Somme, Picardy, France

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Beatrice FITZANSCULF , Heiress of Dudley b: ABT 1075 in Dudley Castle, Warwickshire, England

      1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
        Page: 55-25
      2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: X:320
        Text: William son of Ansculf
      3. Title: The Plantagenet Ancestry, by William Henry Turton, 1968
        Page: 143
      4. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
        Page: kimheath, 3 Mar 2002
      5. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: X:320
        Text: Domesday tenant of Dudley and other lands
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