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  • ID: I28273
  • Name: Wilhelm V Duke of JULICH , 1st Earl of Cambridge 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 1st Earl of /Cambridge/, William Duke of Juliers
  • Name: William Duke of JULIERS , 1st Earl of Cambridge 2 3
  • Birth: ABT 1299 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia 2
  • Birth: BEF 1304 4
  • Death: 26 FEB 1360/61 2 4
  • Note:
    EARLDOM of CAMBRIDGE (I) 1340 to 1361

    WILLIAM OF JULIERS, Count of Juliers, b. about 1299, son and heir of Gerhard, Count of Juliers by Elizabeth, daughter of Godefroy de Brabant, Seigneur d'Aerschotet de Vierson, succeeded his father Apr 1329, was created 21 Aug 1336, Marquis of Juliers and Prince of the Empire, was Lieutenant Captain and Vicar General in France to King Edward III (to whose wife, Philippe, his own wife was sister), and was created by him, 7 May 1340, EARL OF CAMBRIDGE. He was Joint Commissioner to France, Sep 1340 and Aug 1341, and Chief Commissioner Cot 1346; Ambassador to the Emperor, Dec 1345 and Feb 1349. In 1357 he was created DUKE OF JULIERS.

    He m. in 1313, Jeanne, daughter of Charles, Count of Valois, son of Philip, King of France. She d. 1374. He d. Feb 1361, leaving male issue, but his English Earldom was surrendered by his son and heir, William, Duke of Juliers, on 15 Jun 1366 to Edward III. [Complete Peerage II:493]

    NOTE: Leo van de Pas originally had William as son of Gerhard by a 1st wife "NN von Kessel". However Leo has no mention of "NN von Kessel", so he agrees with CP, except he names William's mother Isabella rather than Elizabeth.




    Father: Gerhard V Graf von JULICH b: ABT 1250 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia
    Mother: Elizabeth (Isabella) de BRABANT b: ABT 1281 in Brabant, Belgium

    Marriage 1 Jeanne (Johanna) de AVESNES b: ABT 1307 in Le Quesnoy, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    • Married: 26 FEB 1323/24 4
    • Married: 1313 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Gerhard VI Duke of JULICH b: ABT 1324 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia
    2. Has Children Wilhelm VI Duke of JULICH b: ABT 1330 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth de JULICH b: ABT 1333 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia

    Sources:
    1. Title: Leo's Genealogics Website (Leo van de Pas), www.genealogics.org
      Page: Wilhelm V Duke of Julich
      Text: elevated to Duke in 1357
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:149
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:493
    4. Title: Leo's Genealogics Website (Leo van de Pas), www.genealogics.org
      Page: Wilhelm V Duke of Julich
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