William Malet (fl. born before 1175–1215) was one of the guarantors of Magna Carta. Also known as William II Malet. He was lord of Curry Mallet and Shepton Mallet in Somerset, and served as High Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset for 1209. The precise nature of his relationship to the earlier Malets is unknown.
By his first wife, who is unknown, he had a daughter.
- Mabel married Hugh de Vivonia, High Sheriff of Somerset.
- William de Forz (de Vivonia) was son of Mabel and Hugh. He married, as her second husband, Maud Ferrers, daughter of William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby and Sybil Marshall.
- Joan was daughter of William and Maud. She married, as her second husband, Reginald Fitz Piers (son of Peter Fitz Herbert), as his second wife.
- Reginald Fitz Reginald was son of Joan and Reginald. He married Joan, daughter of Robert Martel.
- Herbert Fitz Reginald was son of Reginald and Joan. He married Lucy, daughter of Andrew Peverell.
By his second wife, Alice Basset who was daughter of Thomas Basset, Sheriff of Oxon and Berks, William had a daughter.
- Hawise married Robert Muscegros.
- John Muscegros was son of Hawise and Robert. He married first Anne de Ferrers and second Margaret de Quincy.
- Hawise Muscegros was daughter of John and __. She married John Ferrers.
de Forz 
Mabel Malet's and Hugh de Vivonia's son is referred to as William de Forz (de Vivonia). During the same time frame, there were three generations of Earls with the name of William de Forz. Both William Malet and William de Fortibus (Forz) are on the Magna Carta list. Some have suggested a relationship between the families.
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