Walter Tyrell, Lord de Poix

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Walter Tyrell
4th Lord de Poix
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The Coat of Arms associated with House Tyrell
Hereditary
SpouseAdeliza de Clare
FamilyHouse Tyrell
FatherWalter Tyrell, Lord de Poix
MotherAlix de Frémontiers
Born1065
Chateau de Poix et de Moyencourt, Picardy, Kingdom of France
Died1135
Chateau de Poix et de Moyencourt, Picardy, Kingdom of France

Walter Tyrell III, 4th Lord de Poix, Vicomte d'Equennes, Baron Ribecourt (1065-1136) was the son of Walter Tyrell II, 3rd Lord de Poix (1000-1068) by his wife Alix de Frémontiers (1014-1065). He married Adeliza de Clare (1069-1141), daughter of Richard FitzGilbert, 1st Lord of Clare by his wife Rohese de Giffard. He is infamous for his involvement in the death of King William II of England, also known as William Rufus.

Life

He was a rich nobleman owning vast estate in Normandy and founded the Priory of Saint Denis de Poix in 1116 as well as the Monastery of Saint Pierre de Selincourt. He joined the first crusade and was present at the siege of Jerusalem in 1096.

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