[ANSTHRLD] name check

Chris England drachenhohle at suddenlink.net
Tue Apr 21 22:55:39 PDT 2009

There is also some evidence of its use as a Norman spelling which is not a
big stretch if timed early after the conquest.


Footnote quotes the period text using "Willem King" to reference William the


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Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 13:10:05 -0500
From: Maridonna <maridonna at maridonna.com>
Subject: Re: [ANSTHRLD] name check
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Jennifer Couch wrote:
> Greetings all
> I am still new to Heraldic search, so I thought I would double check my
> findings.  I am checking for the name Willem de Bath.  For an Englishman.
> He is not wanting to use the spelling William at all. 

I found a patronymic in Reaney and Wilson, s.n. Williams, etc., 
p.493.  It lists a Ralph Willem, Willeam in 1304, 1315.

Andrea Hicks/ Maridonna
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