Eleanor DE WARENNE Alice Countess of Surrey DE LUSIGNAN Mini tree diagram

John Earl of Surrey DE WARENNE2,1

12311 - 27th Sep 13041

Life History


Born in England.1

Aug 1247

Married Alice Countess of Surrey DE LUSIGNAN.1

about 1251

Birth of daughter Eleanor DE WARENNE in Warren, Sussex, England.1

9th Feb 1254/5

Death of Alice Countess of Surrey DE LUSIGNAN in Warren, Sussex, England.3,1

about 1282

Death of daughter Eleanor DE WARENNE in Craven, North Yorkshire,England.1

27th Sep 1304

Died in Kensington, Greater London, England.1

after 27th Sep 1304

Buried in Lewes Priory, Lewes, Lewes District, East Sussex, England.1


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    Sir John De Warenne
    Birth 1231, England
    Death Sep. 27, 1304 Kensington, Greater London, England

    Knight, 7th Earl of Surrey, Baron of Lewes, Sussex. Constable ofBamborough Castle, justice itinerant. Some records consider him to bethe 6th Earl of Surrey. By an unknown noblewoman, John also had twoillegitimate sons:
    John, Canon of York and William, cleric.

    John was a boy when his father died in 1240, and John became a royalward with Peter of Savoy appointed his guardian. His marriage toroyalty was frowned upon as she was considered to be a pennilessforeigner. John was knighted in Gascony in 1254 along with Edward I,the son of Henry III. John was originally a strong supporter of theking, but switched loyalties to Simon de Montfort, but changing backto the Royalists in 1263, sieged by Montfort at Rochester Castle in1264, present for the Battle of Lewes. After the king's capture, hefled to Europe, returning a year later to fight at the Battle ofEvesham and the siege of Kenilworth.

    On 22 August 1296, the king appointed John the Warden of the Kingdomand land of Scotland. He returned to England a year later claimingScotland's climate was bad for his health. John was defeated byWilliam Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge and fled to York.John later would retake the castle at Berwick, and was one of thecommanders at English victory, the Battle of Falkirk. John diedtestate at his Kensington home, buried at Lewes with the Archbishop ofCanterbury officiating. John was succeeded by his grandson, John deWarenne.

    William De Warenne (1167 - 1240)
    Maud Marshal De Warenne (1192 - 1248)
    Spouse Alice De Lusignan De Warenne (1229 - 1256)

    Eleanor de Warenne Percy (1251 - 1282)
    Isabel De Warenne De Baliol (1254 - 1295)
    William De Warenne (1256 - 1286)

    Isabel Bigod (1210 - 1250) (Half-sibling)
    Ralph Bigod (1215 - 1260) (Half-sibling)
    John De Warenne (1231 - 1304)

    Burial Lewes Priory, Lewes, Lewes District, East Sussex, England

    Created by Bradley Moody Dec 06, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #45182365,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45182365


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