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Biography of William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349

1330 Edward III arrests Roger Mortimer


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In 1301 William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 was born to [his father] William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319 (26) and [his mother] Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 (26).

Before 14 Aug 1317 John Montagu -1317 died. On 14 Aug 1317 John Montagu -1317 was buried at Lincoln Cathedral. His brother William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 succeeded 3rd Baron Montagu.

On 18 Oct 1319 [his father] William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319 (44) died at Gascony.

Around 1320 William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (19) and [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (16) were married. Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (16) by marriage Baroness Montagu.

Before 08 Jun 1322 Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall 1260-1332 and [his mother] Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 were married. Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 by marriage Baroness Furnivall (1C 1295).

Before 1325 [his daughter] Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 and [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349.

On 25 Jun 1328 [his son] William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (27) and [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (24).

Around 1330 [his son] John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1389 was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (29) and [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (26).

Edward III arrests Roger Mortimer

On 19 Oct 1330 John Neville 1299-1335, William Eland, William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361 (20), William Clinton 1st Earl Huntingdon 1304-1354 (26) and William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (29), friends of King Edward III England (17) secretly entered Nottingham Castle through tunnels, met with King Edward III England (17), and arrested Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (43) and his son Geoffrey Mortimer 1309-1372 (21) in the presence of Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (35).

In 1332 [his daughter] Philippa Montagu Countess March 1332-1381 was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (31) and [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (28).

In 1337 William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (36) was created 1st Earl Salisbury (2C 1337). [his wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (33) by marriage Countess Salisbury (2C 1337).

Around Nov 1340 [his son] William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (12) and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales 1328-1385 (12) were married. She was already married albeit secretly to Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360 (26). The subsequent investigation found her marriage to Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360 (26) to be valid.

Before 27 Apr 1341 Hugh Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1308-1349 and [his daughter] Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 were married. Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 by marriage Baroness Despencer (1C 1264/1295).

In 1345 [his brother] Simon Montagu Bishop of Worcester, Bishop of Ely -1345 died.

On Aug 1345 [his mother] Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 (70) died at Christ Church Cathedral.

On 11 Jun 1349 William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (48) died. His son [his son] William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (20) succeeded 2nd Earl Salisbury (2C 1337), 4th Baron Montagu. Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales 1328-1385 (20) by marriage Countess Salisbury (2C 1337).

On 23 Nov 1349 [his former wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (45) died at Bisham Abbey, Bisham.

Before 1350 [his son] John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1389 and Margaret Monthermer Baroness Montagu, 3rd Baroness Monthermer -1395 were married. Margaret Monthermer Baroness Montagu, 3rd Baroness Monthermer -1395 by marriage Baroness Montagu. John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1389 by marriage Baron Monthermer.

Before 10 Jul 1350 Guy Bryan 1318-1390 and [his daughter] Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 were married.

Parliament Rolls Richard II Jan 1397: On behalf of the earl of Salisbury. 26. [his son] William Montague, earl of Salisbury (25), submitted a petition in parliament, the tenor of which follows:
To our lord the king his liege William Montague, earl of Salisbury (25), prays: whereas the most noble King Edward [III], your grandfather, by his letters patent gave and granted to William Montague, earl of Salisbury and father of the said supplicant, whose heir he is, and to the heirs issuing from his body, with the clause of warranty of the said very noble King Edward [III] and his heirs, the castle, town and honour of Denbigh, and the cantreds of Rhos, Rhufiniog, and Cymeirch and the commote of Dinmael with their appurtenances in Wales, as plainly appears from the said letters patent: which castle, town, and honour, cantreds and commote, with their appurtenances, Roger Mortimer, late earl of March (25), by the name of the land of Denbigh, in Trinity term, in the twenty-eighth year of the reign of the said most noble King Edward [III] [18 June 1354-9 July 1354], before William Shareshull and his fellow justices assigned to hold the pleas before the said very noble King Edward [III], against the aforesaid supplicant, by erroneous judgment, recovered by a writ of scire facias, founded on a judgment given in the parliament held at Westminster on the Monday after the feast of St Mark the Evangelist in the twenty-eighth year of the reign of the said very noble King Edward [III], for the aforesaid Roger, on a petition showed by him to the said very noble King Edward [III] then, in the name of Roger Mortimer of Wigmore, son and heir of Edmund Mortimer, son and heir of Roger Mortimer; in which record and judgment on the said writ of scire facias there are patent errors.
May it please you of your gracious lordship to cause the full record to be brought before you, with all attachments to the same concerning the said writ of scire facias, in the present parliament, that they may be inspected and examined for error, and to forewarn Roger Mortimer, earl of March, cousin and heir of the aforesaid Roger son of Edmund, and others who are to be forewarned in the matter, to be before you at the next parliament to hear the said errors; and if they know of anything to say wherefor the aforesaid judgment on the said writ of scire facias should not be reversed, and the aforesaid supplicant restored to his said possession with the issues and profits in the meantime since the said loss, and also to do right and justice to the parties in the aforesaid manner. Whereupon, the said petition having been read before the king and lords of parliament, the king ordered Sir Walter Clopton, his chief justice, to bring before the king and lords in parliament the record of which the said petition made mention above. Which record, on the king's command, was later brought to parliament before the king and lords, and there it was read in part, and certain errors therein were pointed out and alleged by the said earl of Salisbury. Whereupon the king, by the assent and advice of the lords of parliament, the justices of the king there present, granted and ordered that the said earl have a writ of scire facias on the matter of the said petition, returnable at the next parliament, as the same petition mentions.

In 1357 [his son] John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1389 (27) was created 1st Baron Montagu.

After 07 Aug 1385 [his son] William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 and Elizabeth Mohun Countess Salisbury 1374-1415 were married. Elizabeth Mohun Countess Salisbury 1374-1415 by marriage Countess Salisbury (2C 1337).

Around 1328 Giles Badlesmere 2nd Baron Badlesmere 1314-1338 and [his daughter] Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 were married.

[his daughter] Sybil Montagu was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 and [his former wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349.

Guy Bryan -1386 was born to Guy Bryan 1318-1390 and [his daughter] Elizabeth Montagu Baroness Badlesmere, Baroness Despencer 1324-1359 were married.

[his daughter] Agnes Montagu was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 and [his former wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349.

[his daughter] Alice Montagu was born to William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 and [his former wife] Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349.

Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March 1328-1360 and [his daughter] Philippa Montagu Countess March 1332-1381 were married. Philippa Montagu Countess March 1332-1381 by marriage Countess March (1C 1328).

[his father] William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319 and [his mother] Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 were married. Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345 by marriage Baroness Montagu.

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Royal Descendants

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Father: William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319

GrandFather: Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316

Great GrandFather: William Montagu 1213-1270

GrandMother: Hawise St Amand Baroness Montagu 1252-

Mother: Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu 1275-1345

GrandFather: Peter Montfort 1245-1287

Great GrandFather: Peter Montfort 1205-1265

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thurstan Montfort 1184-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Montfort 1151-1199

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thurstan Montfort 1125-1180

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mabel Cantilupe 1186-1228

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Cantilupe Baron 1159-1239

Great x 4 GrandFather: Walter Cantilupe

Great GrandMother: Alice Audley 1224-1265

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Audley 1175-1246

Great x 3 GrandFather: Adam Audley 1135-1203

Great x 4 GrandFather: Liulf Audley 1112-1150

Great x 4 GrandMother: Mabella Stanley 1117-1147

Great x 3 GrandMother: Emma Fitzorm

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bertrade Mainwaring 1197-1246

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Mainwaring