Count William Plantagenet POITOU
- Born: 22 Jul 1136, Argentan, Orne, France
- Died: 30 Jan 1163-1164, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
- Buried: Notre Dame, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Other names for William were Guillaume and POITOU Count.
Ancestral File Number: 9FTJ-KW.
Count of POITOU.
Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "William, Count of Poitou, Died 1164."
The Political History of England, Vol II, George BurtonAdams Longmans Green and Co, 1905, Ch XII, p262:
 "...The fourth great council met at Winchester in the last days of September, and there a new question of policy was discussed which led ultimately to events of great importance in the reign, and of constantly increasing importance in the whole history of England to the present day- the conquest of Ireland. Apparently Henry had already conceived the idea, to which he returns later in the case of his youngest son, of findingin the western island and appanage for some unprovided member of the royal house. Now he thought of giving it to his youngest brother William..."
The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England, Antonia Fraser, 1975, Alfred Knopf, p24: "WilliamCount of Pointou 1136-64..."
World Ancestral Chart No. 124053 Ancestors of George Philips Ballard.
Ancestral file Ver 4.10 9FTJ-KW.