NameWilliam FitzNigel Baron Of Halton and Widnes
Birthabt 1062, Halton, Yorkshire, England
FatherNigel Baron of Halton (~1035-1080)
Misc. Notes
The Barons of Halton  

2nd Baron

      William FitzNigel, son of the 1st baron.

William was also Constable of Chester and he may have inherited this position from his father.  He founded the Augustinian Priory at Runcorn.   He extended the Barony of Halton by adding that of Widnes too, on the death of the Baron of Widnes (his Father-in-Law) who had no male children.  He died in 1134 and was buried in Chester.  


Constable of Chester, Lord of Flamborough, founder
of the Abbey of Norton.

References: [YorkshireV ]
ChildrenAgnes (~1112-1166)
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