Name: William of HEREFORD , 8th Lord of Abergavenny 1
Birth: ABT 1136 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: BEF 1166 in Bronllys Tower, Breconshire, Wales (dsp) 1
OWNERS of the LORDSHIP of ABERGAVENNY (VIII) 1164?
William of Hereford, the King's Constable, next brother and heir. He held the honour for about a year, and dsp. before 1166, being mortally hurt by a stone dropped from Bronllys Tower, co. Brecon.
In 1165, the King's household officers were in garrison at Abergavenny, apparently under the command of Walter de Beauchamp. According to Fane's Case, "the lands of Over-went were by Henry II betaken to the custody of Seisill ap Yago, whom Seisill ap Dunwall slew." [Complete Peerage I:21]
Father: Miles of GLOUCESTER , 1st Earl of Hereford b: 1092 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Mother: Sybil de NEUFMARCHE b: BEF 1093 in Aberhonwy, Breconshire, Wales
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000