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Maud or Mathilde, de Lusignan

Female - 1241

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  • Name Maud or Mathilde  
    Suffix de Lusignan 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Aug 1241 
    Buried Llanthony Secunda Priory, Hempsted, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • “MAUD OF EU, married (as his 1st wife) HUMPHREY DE BOHUN (or BOUN), Knt., 6th Earl of Hereford, Baron of Pleshey, Essex, hereditary Constable of England, Constable of Dover Castle, Sheriff of Kent, son and heir of Henry de Bohun, 5th Earl of Hereford, Baron of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, hereitary Constable of England, Sheriff of Kent, Magna Carta Surety, Crusader, by Maud de Mandeville, suo jure Countess of Essex, daughter of Geoffrey Fitz Peter, 4th Earl of Essex. He was born before 12088. They had four sons, Humphrey, Knt., Henry, Geoffrey, and Ralph (clerk), and four daughters, including Maud (wife of Anselm Marshal, 9th Earl of Pembroke, and Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester), Alice and Eleanor. He fought in France in 1230, in Gascony in 1242 and 1253, and in Wales in 1257. At the Coronation of Queen Eleanor in 1236, he was Marshal of the Household. He succeeded his mother as Earl of Essex, in 1236. In 1237 he went on a pilgrimage to Santiago in Spain, aand was a Crusader in the Holy Land in 1250. His wife, Maud, died 14 August 1241, and ws buried at Llanthony Abbey near Gloucester. He married (2nd) MAUD DE AVENBURY. They had two sons, John and Miles, Knt. In 1242 he was in the expedition to France. In 1246 he joined in the letter of remonstrance from the English peers to Pope Innocent IV. In 1250 he took the cross and went to the Holy Land. In 1252 he spoke in defense of Simon de Montfort, and next year was present at the renewal of the charters and the solemn excommunication of the transgressors. In 1258 he was one of the 24 councillors to draw up the Provisions of Oxford, being chosen one of the original commissioners, and subsequently one of the council of fifteeen. In 1259 he was the King’s representative for the preservation of peace between France and England. In 1260 he served as a justice itinerant for the counties of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford. In the struggle of 1263-4 he took the sidide of the King. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Lewes 14 May 1264. His 2nd wife, Maud, died at Sorges in Gascony 8 Oct. 1273, where she was buried. In 1275 he obtained a dispensation from the Bishop of Worcester to eat meat on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays during Lent. SIR HUMPHREY DE BOHUN, Earl of Hereford and Essex, died 24 Sept. 1275, and was buried before the high altar at Llanthony Abbey outside Gloucester. In 1290 the remains of his 2nd wife, Maud, were removed by her son, John, from France and buried at Llanthony Abbey beside her husband.”««s79»» [1]
    Person ID I11787  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 

    Father Raoul, dit d’Issoudun, 7th Count of Eu,   d. 1 May 1219, Melle Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Alice or Alix, Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings,   d. May 1246, Mothe-Saint-Heray, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1190 
    Family ID F4090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Humphrey DE BOHUN, Knight, Earl of Hereford and Essex,   d. 24 Sep 1275 
    +1. Humphrey DE BOHUN, Knight,   d. 27 Oct 1265, Beeston Castle, Tarporley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maud DE BOHUN
     3. Alice DE BOHUN
     4. ? DE BOHUN
     5. ? DE BOHUN
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Plantagenet Ancestry: a Study in Colonial and Medieval Families., Richardson, Douglas., (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004.).