11/1202, William born in England, s/o §§Baron Ralph Avenel & Lady Maud de Redvers.
~1215, Aline born in England.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1223, William’s father died.
11/23/1223, William Avenel made fine with the King in 40 marks, to have the lands of his father, Ralph Avenel, which he held in capite with the balliwick and castle of Bicknoure. (S) FRsHIII.
1125, The Avenel fee in Irthlingborough of 1 knight was held of the abbot of Peterborough by William Avenel. (S) Victoria History of Northampton, V3, 1930, P209.
1228, 4 oaks were given to William Avenel, described in the grant as waiting on the King of Scotland. (S) Royal Forests, Cox, 1905, P205.
6/6/1235, Exemption for life, at the instance of Philip de Albiniaco, of William Avenel from being put upon juries, assizes or recognitions. (S) CPRs.
4/21/1236, William died; Aline surviving.
· Maud de Redvers (b.~1180), d/o §§Richard de Redvers (b.~1155). (S) Magna Britannia, Lysons, 1822, P190.
· By 1218, Ralph Avenel’s barony of Okehampton seized by the king. (S) FRsHIII, 6/18/1218 & 9/22/1219; (S) Devon & Cornwall N&Qs, V2, 1903, P217.
Child of William and Aline:
i. Cecily Avenel (60848493), born by 1236 in England.
5/24/1236, Concerning the fine of Robert de Muscegros for custody of the land and heiress of William Avenel . Robert de Muscegros has made fine with the king by 200 m. for having custody of the land formerly of William Avenel until the full age of his daughter and heiress [Cecily.] (S) FRsHIII.