Earl William d'Aubigny

2nd Earl of Arundel (from 1176)

Died aged c. 43

William d'Aubigny, 2nd Earl of Arundel (b. [1138-1150], d. 24 December 1193), also called William de Albini III, was the son of William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel and Adeliza of Louvain, widow of Henry I of England. He married Matilda St Hilary de Harcou√ęt and among their children was William d'Aubigny, 3rd Earl of Arundel. The Duke of Norfolk's Archives Assistant Librarian Sara Rodger wrote that William "did have three sons, William who succeeded him as Earl in 1196, and Alan and Geoffrey, of whom we know nothing." His daughter, Matilda d'Aubigny, married William de Warenne, 5th Earl of Surrey. In 1176/7 he was created Earl of Sussex and in 1190 he inherited the earldom of Arundel. He is buried at Wymondham Abbey, Norfolk, England.

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Chapel of St. Thomas a Becket Founded 1174 by William D'Albini, 2nd Earl of Arundel. Present building c.1400, restored 1870's. After Reformation became the Grammar School.

Church Street, Wymondham, United Kingdom where they founded