William of Poitiers
William of Poitiers
Norman historian, born of a noted family, at Préaux near Pont Audemer, Normandy, about 1020

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  • William, Count of Poitiers — Infobox British Royalty prince name = William succession = Count of Poitiers reign = 17 August 1153 – April 1156 predecessor = Henry II of England successor = Vacant (later Emperor Otto IV) royal house = House of Plantagenet father = Henry II of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Count of Poitiers — Among the people who have borne the title of Count of Poitiers (or Poitou, in what is now France but in the Middle Ages became part of Aquitaine) are: Guerin (or Warin[us]) (638–677) Hatton (735 778) Renaud (795–843) Bernard I (815–844) Emenon or …   Wikipedia

  • Richard of Poitiers — († ca. 1174), also known as Richard of Cluny, was a monk of the Benedictine abbey of Cluny, and author of a small number of historical works (including a universal chronicle), treatises and poems.LifeLittle is known about the life of Richard of… …   Wikipedia

  • Palace of Poitiers — The Palace of Justice in Poitiers (French: Palais de justice de Poitiers ) began its life as the seat of the Counts of Poitou and Dukes of Aquitaine in the tenth through twelfth centuries. Origin The former Merovingian kingdom of Aquitaine was re …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Poitiers — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Poitiers (Lat: Archidioecesis Pictaviensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in France. The archepiscopal see is in the city of Poitiers. The Diocese of Poitiers includes the two… …   Wikipedia

  • Counts of Poitiers named William — There were several Counts of Poitiers named William: William I (915–963), called Towhead, count from 935 William II (937–994), called Fierebras, count from 963 to 990 William III (969–1030), called the Great, count from 990 William IV (1004–1038) …   Wikipedia

  • William — may refer to:*William (name), a masculine given nameRoyaltyBritish*William I of England (1027 1087), a.k.a. William the Conqueror, William the Bastard *William II of England (1056 1100), a.k.a. William Rufus *William I of Scotland (c. 1142 1214) …   Wikipedia

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