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Earl Patrick of Salisbury & Countess Adela Talvas & Earl William de Warenne III

 79959356. Earl Patrick of Salisbury & 79959357. Countess Adela Talvas & 189118242. Earl William de Warenne III

~1115, William born in England, s/o 319832122. Earl William de Warenne II & 318232093. Isabel de Vermandois.

~1117, Adela born in Pontgieu, France, d/o 378236486. William III Talvas, Compte of Ponthieu & 378236487 Helen of Burgundy.

~1120, Patrick, born in England, s/o §§Walter of Salisbury & Sibyl de Chaworth.

4/24/1124, David I crowned King of Scotland.

1130, William de Garenne [the father] donated property to St Faith, Longueville, witnessed by ‘Ysabel comitissa uxor comitis et Willelmo et Radulfo filii eorum.’ (S) FMG.

5/1133, Most of London including the church of St. Paul the Apostle was destroyed by fire.

1135, Patrick of Salisbury enfeoffed with 40 knights’ fees.

Aft. 1136, Patrick’s father died as a monk.

12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England; usurping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I, and starting a civil war.

 [­­­–––William & Adela–––]

By 1136, Adela 1st married William de Warenne.

6/1137, William de Waren was with King Stephen’s army at Lisieux. (S) DNB, V20, 1909, P832.

8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.

5/11/1138, William, 3rd Earl of Surrey after the death of his father.

~1138, William, Earl of Warren, and the Countess Isabel his mother, and Radulfus (1947057156) his brother, given to the Monks of Lewes the church of Chingestona.

12/18/1138, Waleran, count of Meulan [William’s half-brother], was in Rouen meeting with William de Roumare, King Stephen’s justiciar in Normandy. William, earl of Warren, Robert de Newbourg, and baron Waleran de Meulan, were also at the meeting.

1139-48, William, earl of Warrene held the fair at Thetford. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

9/1139, Empress Matilda invaded England, based at Bristol, to claim the crown of England.

~1140, Walter of Salisbury [Patrick’s father] and Patrick, earl of Salisbury, witnessed a gift of the church of Durnford by Isabel de Tony, wife of Walter fitz Richard, to the cathedral for the soul of her husband. (S) Fasti Ecclesiae Sarisberiensis, Jones, P377.

1140, William de Warenne, earl of Surrey, founded the priory of the Holy Sepulchre at Thetford.

2/2/1141, William fought at the battle of Lincoln; when King Stephen was captured.

4/7/1141 at Winchester, Empress Matilda acknowledged as “Lady of England and Normandy” by Bishop Henry.

12/25/1141, Stephen again crowned King. [The civil war would continue for 12 more years.]

6/23/1141, Matilda’s forces expelled from London by the citizens and an army of Queen Matilda, wife of King Stephen. William was in the forces that pursued Empress Matilda from Winchester, and captured her half-brother Robert, Earl of Gloucester.

1141, [After the battle of Winchester] Patrick, earl of Salisbury, sent word to John fitz Gilbert, supporter of Matilda, that if he would wait, they would attack him the next day. (S) Armies, Chivalry and Warfare, Strickland, 1998.

11/1/1141, Matilda exchanged King Stephen for her brother Robert.

12/25/1141, Stephen again crowned King. [The civil war would continue for 12 more years.]

1142, Walter of Salisbury [Patrick’s father] founded the priory of Bradenstoke in the vale of Malmesbury.

12/1142, William de Warren with King Stephen at his Christmas court.

7/1143, Patrick of Salisbury, constable, received the earldom of Wiltshire from Empress Matilda. [Patrick usually styled ‘Earl of Salisbury’.] (S) FMG.

9/1143, William, earl of Surrey, assisted with the capture of Geoffrey de Mandeville. (S) DNB, V20, 1909, P832.

1144, William de Warren, earl of Surrey, held Rouen against Geoffrey Plantagenet. (S) Dukes of Normandy, Duncan, 1839, P213. [Geoffrey captured Rouen that year.]

1144-47, Patric, earl of Salisbury attested documents.

1144-50, Patric, earl of Wiltshire, witnessed a charter of Henry [II], son of the Empress.

1145-6, Patrick, earl of Salisbury in a dispute with John fitz Gilbert [husband of Patrick’s sister Sibyl.] (S) Law and Government, Garnett, 1994, P309.

3/31/1146, William took the vows of a crusader at Vezelay with King Louis VII of France.

2/1147, William was at Etampes with King Louis.

4–6/1147, William with a great assembly of French nobility in Paris meeting with the Pope and King Louis VII.

6/29/1147, Waleran de Meulan and William de Warenne joint leaders of an anglo-norman crusade force at Worms.

1147, Patrick’s father died. (S) King Stephen, Davis, 1967,P140.

12/25/1147, On Christmas day on the coast of modern-day Turkey, encamped by a river, a tremendous storm washed away much of the supplies of the French. They decided to take a route over the mountains to Antioch.

1/4/1148, The crusaders fought in a battle at Laodicea against the Turks.

1/7/1148, William’s forces in a night battle in the area of Mount Cadmus, where Turks ambush the main train of infantry and non-combatants well behind the main force. King Louis VII, his bodyguard of Templar Knights, and Noblemen valiantly charged the Turks. Most of the knights were killed, including William, and Louis barely escaped with his life. The battle is recorded by Odo de Deuil, personal chaplain to Louis, in his book De Profectione. (S) The Capetians, Bradbury, 2007, P155.

1/19/1148, William died in battle at Laodicea [Turkey]. (S) FMG.


1148, Empress Matilda returned to Normandy [never to return to England.]

By 1148, Patrick’s 1st wife Mathila died: ‘Comes Patricius Sarum’ donated property to Bradenstoke priory, constructed by ‘pater meus Walterus de Saresbiria’, for the soul of ‘Matildis comitissæ uxoris meæ.’ (S) FMG.

[­­­–––Patrick & Adela–––]

By 1148, Adela married 2nd Patrick, Earl of Salisbury.

4/13/1149, at the castle of Devizes, Patrick, earl of Sarum, witnessed a charter of Henry, duke of Normandy and earl of Anjou. (S) Journal of the British Arch. Assoc., V40, 1884, P146.

1/1153, Duke Henry landed in England with 140 knights and 3,000 infantry in 36 ships.

4/9/1153, at Stockbridge, Hampshire, Reginald, earl of Cornwall; the earl of Gloucester; Patrick, earl of Salisbury, and other barons met with the archbishop of Canterbury, and the bishops of Winchester, Salisbury, Bath and Chichester, to discuss peace in England, and the restoring the castle of Devizes to the diocese of Salisbury. (S) King Stephen, King, 2010, P272.

5/24/1153, Malcolm IV succeeded King David I of Scotland.

1153, Patrick, earl of Salisbury, a supporter of Duke Henry when he met with King Stephen at Malmesbury, Wiltshire. (S) Henry II, New Interpretations, 2007, P24.

11/6/1153, Signed at Westminster, the Treaty of Wallingford, Duke Henry recognized by his cousin King Stephen of England as his heir. Stephen was to reign without dispute until his death. Patric, earl of Salisbury was a signer of the treaty. (S) Memoirs Illustrative … Wiltshire, Royal Arch. Inst., P217.

1153-54, Duke Henry sent Patrick, earl of Salisbury, to destroy a castle. [Likely a part of the treaty.]

10/25/1154, King Stephen died.

12/19/1154, Henry II crowned King of England [Empress Matilda’s son].

3/1155 at Westminster, Earl Patric of Salisbury attested a royal charter to Roger, earl of Hereford.

1/1156 at Dover, Earl Patric of Wiltshire present when King Henry created Alberic as earl of Oxford.

1156, Patrick, earl of Salisbury, held £72 in ‘terre’. (S) Accession of Henry II, Amt, 1993, P162.

1156-60, Patrick the sheriff of Wiltshire. (S) Cambridge Meidieval History, V6, Bury, 1929.

5/1157, Patrick, earl of Salisbury, attended the King for 6 days at Colchester where he held court.

2/1158 at Salisbury, Earl Patric attested a royal charter to Salisbury cathedral.

1163, Patrick appoint by King Henry to command his military forces in Aquitaine. (S) Henry II, Warren, 1973, P103.

1/30/1164, Patrick, earl of Salisbury, a witness to the Constitutions of Clarendon.

12/9/1165, William the Lion succeeded King Malcom IV of Scotland.

1166, Patrick of Salisbury, held 59 knights’ fees in England and Wales. (S) War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, Given-Wilson, 2008, P15. [Assessed on the aid of marrying the King’s daughter.]

1166, ‘Walterus de Sireburne’ used to hold 1 knight’s fee from the abbot of Glastonbury in Somerset ‘tempore Regis Henrici’; ‘comes Patricius’ now holds the same. (S) FMG.

1167-68, Patric appointed lieutenant of Acquitaine for King Henry II.

1168, A rebellion in ‘Pictavi et Aquitani ex maiori parte’ during the course of which King Henry captured ‘Lizennoium castrum’ where he left ‘regina cum comite Patricio Salesberiense avunculo Rotrodi comitis Perticensis.’ (S) FMG.

3/27/1168, Patric, earl of Sarum, killed in an attempt to capture Queen Eleanor, an ambush by Guy of Lusignan s/o Hugh. They were returning from a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saintiago in Gallicia. Patrick buried in the church of St. Hilary in Poictiers, France.


By 1174, Thomas Becket Archbishop of Canterbury wrote to ‘Alæ comitissæ Warennæ’ concerning the retention from the monks of Lewes of tithes from her dower lands. (S) FMG.

12/10/1174, Adela died. [Likely in France.]

(S) Feudal Assessments, Keefe, 1983. (S) Transactions – Bristol and Gloucestershire, V12, 1888, P251. (S) Court, Household, And Itinerary of King Henry II, Eyton, 1878. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P747.

Family notes:

·         Walter of Salisbury, s/o §§Edward of Salisbury;

·         1136, Walter of Salisbury witnessed a charter of King Stephen; became a monk after the death of his wife.

·         Sibyl de Chaworth a descendent of Domesday tenent Ernulf de Hesding, who’s heir was Pain of Mundubleil. The other descendent holding Ernulf’s lands was William fitz Alan, s/o Alan fitz Fleald & Aveline de Hesding. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7, Eyton, 1858, P241.

·         The brothers of Earl William: Patrick, Phillip and Walter. (S) Gentleman’s Mag., V178, 1845, P48.

Child of William and Adela:

i. Isabel Warren (94559121), born 1137 in Surrey, England.

Children of Patrick and Adela:

i. William Fitz Patrick (39979678), born aft. 1148 in England.

ii. Patrick fitz Patrick, born ? in England.

Patrick died before his brothers. [A charter of his brother William directs the monks of Bradenstoke to pray for Patrick’s soul; witnessed by brothers Phillip and Walter.]

iii. Phillip fitz Patrick, born ? in England.

iv. Walter fitz Patrick, born ? in England.

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