589840. William I 'Longsword' (Duc) William I DE NORMANDY, Duke of Normandy was born 1 in 899 in Nortre Dame, Normandy, France. He died on 17 Dec 943. He married Sprota (Sproata DE ST. LIS) de BRETAGNE. [Parents]
See The NORMANS Descendants of Rognvald I Eysteinsson
Refer Genealogical Table 'The Dukes of Aquitaine' of 'Eleanor of Aquitaine' by Alison Weir (ISBN 0-224-04424-9) @ DY
'ELLIS-POORMAN FAMILIES' Rootsweb Database of Jackson Ellis at:
William I Longsword, was the son of the Viking Chieftain Rolf (Rollo) and Poppa de BAYEUX. Rolf's dynasty was an area bounded by the Epte, the Orne and the sea. Between 911 and 918 Rolf was also in possession of Rouen instelf. In 924 the rule of the family extended from Orne to Vire and in 1933 (after the death of Rolf), it was carried by his son William 'Longsword' as far west as the Couesnon.
William I "Longsword" [Duke of Normandy] married married Sprota de BRETAGNE and had a son Richard I [Duke of Normandy] our direct ancestor. William I 'Longsword' also had a daughter Adela, who is also our direct ancestor. Adela was possibly also the child of Sprota de BRETAGNE. Adela married William III * 'Towhead' Duke of Aquitaine.
589841. Sprota (Sproata DE ST. LIS) de BRETAGNE was born about 910 in possibly of Normandy. [Parents]
589842. King Harald VII "Bluetooth" King of Denmark GORMSSON was born about 910 in Blauzahn, Germany. He died on 1 Nov 987 in Jomsborg, Denmark. He married Gunhilda. [Parents]
589846. Geoffrey I "Grisgonelle" 'Greygown' Count of Anjou was born about 925 in in Anjou, France. He died 1 on 21 Jul 987. He married Adela (Adelaide) De VERMANDOIS. "Grisgonelle" was employed as Count of Anjou, France. [Parents]
589847. Adela (Adelaide) De VERMANDOIS was born about 936 in of Vermandois, Normandy, France. [Parents]
591392. John Sir. ATTAYATE was born 1 in 1340 in of Circourt, Denchworth, Berkskhire, England. He died in Berkshire, England. John resided in Circourt Manor, Denchworth, Berkshire.
Source for birthplace : http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2634051&id=I551706015
See Yates Family Resources at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/2179/index.html?200517
Denchworth: Hydes & Fettiplaces at http://www.berkshirehistory.com/villages/denchworth.html
See Emily Yankee's Yates-Looper Tree at
Descendants of John Attayate (1340-?), http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/2179/Yates.html, 5th jan 2003.
Surname variants and derivatives include: Yeats, Yeates, Yetts, Yeatman, Yetman, Yateman, Yatman, Eytman and Eatman.
Yates as a occupational name used for gatekeepers, from Old English "geat" - meaning gate which became yate in Middle English. This occupational surname reflected a time when many english roads were privately owned and land owners employed peasants to collect tolls from travellers wishing to pass through their extensive farms.The gatekeeper at a castle or manor was a trusted servant. Yates(s) can be found in medievel records in the form of "atte Yate", and "de lat Yate". The prepositions were appended to signify the dwelling place or occupation of the name bearer.
Denchworth means 'Dunce�s Farm'.
Yate family, baronets, of Buckland at http://www.nra.nationalarchives.gov.uk
GB/NNAF/F9772 ; Yate family, baronets, of Buckland
Seats and/or Estates : Buckland, Berkshire; and Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
3 records noted:
Scope 12th cent-18th cent: Berks (Buckland) and Worcs (Chaddesley Corbett) deeds and papers
Repository Warwickshire County Record Office ; Record Reference CR 1998 link to online catalogue
NRA catalogue reference NRA 741 Throckmorton ;
Other reference see HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [103a]
Scope 13th cent-18th cent: Berks (Buckland) and Worcs (Chaddesley Corbett) deeds and papers
Repository Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office ; Record Reference DR 5
NRA catalogue reference NRA 28045 Throckmorton
Other reference see HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [103c]
Scope 16th cent-18th cent: misc Berks (Buckland) deeds, manorial records and estate papers
Repository Berkshire Record Office ; Record Reference D/EWe ; NRA catalogue reference NRA 11515 Throckmorton
Other reference see HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [103f]
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