Walter de Cantelou
(-After 1190)
William [II] de Cantelou
(Abt 1158-1239)


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William [II] de Cantelou 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1158 2
  • Marriage (1): Unknown about 1184
  • Died: 7 Apr 1239 aged about 81 2

   Another name for William was William Cantilupe.

  General Notes:

WILLIAM [II] de Cauntelo (-after 20 Aug 1223). "William de Cantelupe son of Walter de Cantelupe" donated rent received "annually from Samson his free man of Leg" to Montacute priory by undated charter, witnessed by "William de Cantelupe my son and heir…Gilbert de Sai…". The Testa de Nevill lists knights who held land in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, dated to [1208/10]: "Willelmus de Cantilupo" held "Eiton". The Red Book of the Exchequer records "Thomas Mauduit et Willelmus de Kantilupo" holding five knights´ fees in Shropshire, and one "in Eytone" in Bedfordshire, in [1210/12]. Matthew Paris names "...Willelmus de Cantelu et Willelmus filius eius, Fulco de Canteleu..." among the "consiliarios iniquissimos" of King John. Henry III King of England ordered "Willelmus de Cantilupo senior…"to enquire into the state of the forests "de comitatu Herefordie" dated [Jul] 1219.

m ---. The name of William´s wife is not known.

William [II] & his wife had two children: William and Walter.

[FMG/Medieval Lands]


William de Cauntelo the elder, steward of the household to King John.

[Complete Peerage IX:123 note (a)]

William married about 1184.


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), IX:123 (a).

2 Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -, John Ravilious (Therav3), 13 Sep 2002.

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