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Biography of John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304

1264 Battle of Lewes

1266 Battle of Chesterfield

1296 Battle of Dunbar

1297 Battle of Stirling Bridge

1298 Battle of Falkirk

1301 Baron's Letter to the Pope


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On 07 May 1202 Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey 1129-1202 (73) died. His son [his father] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240 succeeded 5th Earl Surrey 1C 1088. [his mother] Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248 (8) by marriage Countess Surrey 1C 1088.

On 18 Feb 1225 Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk 1182-1225 (43) died. His son [his half-brother] Roger Bigod 4th Earl Norfolk 1209-1270 (16) succeeded 4th Earl Norfolk 2C 1141.

On 13 Oct 1225 [his father] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240 and [his mother] Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248 (31) were married (he was her half second cousin once removed).

In 1231 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 was born to [his father] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240 and [his mother] Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248 (37).

On 27 May 1240 [his father] William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240 died. His son John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (9) succeeded 6th Earl Surrey 1C 1088.

In 1247 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (16) and [his wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256 (23) were married. [his wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256 (23) by marriage Countess Surrey 1C 1088.

On 27 Mar 1248 [his mother] Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248 (54) died.

On 09 Feb 1256 [his wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256 (32) died.

Battle of Lewes

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl of Leicester 1208-1265 (56) including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 (20), Henry Hastings 1235-1269 (29) and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave 1238-1295 (26) defeated the army of Henry III King England 1207-1272 (56) during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes. Henry III King England 1207-1272 (56), his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (24), Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford 1st Earl Essex 1204-1275 (60), Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall 1209-1272 (55), John "Red" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch 1220-1275 (44), Philip Marmion 5th Baron Marmion 1233-1291 (30) and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield 1232-1299 (32) were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (33), John Balliol 1207-1268 (56), Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale 1215-1295 (49), Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (49) and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke -1296 fought for the King. Guy Lusignan -1264 was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin 1220-1264 (44) drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop of Worcester 1191-1266 (72) was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

Battle of Chesterfield

On 15 May 1266 Henry "Almain" Cornwall 1235-1271 (30) and John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (35) fought for the King at Chesterfield during the Battle of Chesterfield. Henry Hastings 1235-1269 (31), John Clinton, Roger Mandeville, John Eyvil, Baldwin Wake 1238-1282 (28) all fought on the rebel side. The rebel Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby 1239-1279 (27) was captured.

In 1270 [his half-brother] Roger Bigod 4th Earl Norfolk 1209-1270 (61) died. His nephew Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306 (25) succeeded 5th Earl Norfolk 2C 1141.

In 1282 [his sister] Isabel Plantagenet Countess Lincoln Countess Arundel 1228-1282 (54) died.

Battle of Dunbar

On 27 Apr 1296 Battle of Dunbar was fought between John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (65) and John "Empty Coat" I King Scotland 1249-1314 (47), his son in law. John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl 1266-1306 (30) and John Comyn 3rd Earl Buchan -1308 were captured. The English routed the disorganised Scots in a single charge. Few died; many were captured. .

Battle of Stirling Bridge

On 11 Sep 1297 the combined forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace -1305 defeated the forces of John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (66) near Stirling Bridge, Stirling during the Battle of Stirling Bridge. After around half the English had crossed the narrow bridge the Scots attacked subjecting the English to a significant defeat.

Battle of Falkirk

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace -1305 during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry with infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials including:.
Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (26).
Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303 (55).
Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306 (53).
Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298 (49).
Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (24).
Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326 (37).
William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325 (26).
Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321 (52).
Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326 (27).
Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor 1255-1308 (43).
Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308 (58).
John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton 1268-1323 (30).
John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330 (29).
Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (48).
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (11).
William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley 1255-1316 (43).
John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325 (42).
Nicholas Segrave 1256-1321 (42).
Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford 1257-1331 (41).
Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314 (30).
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl of Leicester 2nd Earl Lancaster 5th Earl Salisbury 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (20).
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (17).
John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (67).
Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (25).
Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (21).
Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (31).
Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 (18).
John Capet II Duke Brittany 1239-1305 (59).
Philip Darcy 1258-1333 (39).
Robert Fitzroger.
Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326 (51), or possiby a Roger Fitzwalter?.
Simon Fraser -1306.
Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (23).
John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 1268-1300 (30), and.
Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311 (47).
William Scrope 1245-1312 (53) was knighted.
John Stewart -1298 was killed.
John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310 (29) fought.
John Lovell 1st Baron Lovel 1254-1311 (44) fought.

Baron's Letter to the Pope

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship. The letter was never sent. Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl of Leicester 2nd Earl Lancaster 5th Earl Salisbury 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer 1270-1325, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324, William Leybourne 1st Baron Leybourne 1242-1309, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 14th Baron Bergavenny 1286-1325, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin 1285-1337, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset 1274-1336, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose 1260-1326, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308, John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford 1240-1296, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin 1253-1309, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland 1276-1313, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314, Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley 1181-1241, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales -1304, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall 1260-1332, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf 1259-1304, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 1276-1346, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt 1301-1364, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg 1220-1304. .

On 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (73) died at Kennington. He was buried at Lewes Priory Lewes. His grandson John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (18) succeeded 7th Earl Surrey 1C 1088.

[his daughter] Isabella Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 and [his former wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256.

Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk 1182-1225 and [his mother] Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248 were married (he was her third cousin).

[his son] William Warenne -1286 was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 and [his former wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256.

[his daughter] Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 and [his former wife] Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey 1224-1256.

[his half-brother] Roger Bigod 4th Earl Norfolk 1209-1270 and Isabella Dunkeld Countess Norfolk 1195-1253 were married (he was her half second cousin twice removed). Isabella Dunkeld Countess Norfolk 1195-1253 by marriage Countess Norfolk 2C 1141.

Hugh Daubigny 5th Earl Lincoln 5th Earl Arundel -1243 and [his sister] Isabel Plantagenet Countess Lincoln Countess Arundel 1228-1282 were married.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145 1188

Royal Descent

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks 778-840

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Henry I King France 1008-1060

Ancestry

Father: William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240

GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey 1129-1202

Great GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy 1113-1151

Great x 2 GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem 1089-1143

Great x 3 GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou 1043-1109

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche De Baugency Count Anjou

Great x 3 GrandFather: Elias La Flèche De Baugency I Count Maine -1110

Great x 3 GrandMother: Matilda Chateau Du Loir Count Maine

Great GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

GrandMother: Isabella Warenne Count Boulogne 4th Countess Surrey 1137-1203

Great GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey 1119-1148

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey -1138

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey -1088

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gundred Unknown Countess Surrey

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester Count Meulan Countess Surrey 1085-1131

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet 1057-1101

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adelaide Vermandois I Count Vermandois -1120

Great GrandMother: Adela Montgomery Countess Salisbury Countess Surrey -1174

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu 1093-1172

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu 3rd Earl Shrewsbury 1056-1130

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Ponthieu Count Ponthieu Countess Shrewsbury 1080-1105

Great x 2 GrandMother: Helie Burgundy Count Ponthieu 1080-1141

Great x 3 GrandFather: Odo "Red" Burgundy I Duke Burgundy 1058-1103

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sybilla Ivrea Duchess Burgundy 1065-1103

Mother: Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248

GrandFather: William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke 1146-1219

Great GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert 1105-1165

Great GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne 1091-1147

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge 1st Baron Chitterne -1130

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth Baroness Chitterne 1100-1140

GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke 1172-1220

Great GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Buckingham 1130-1176

Great x 2 GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke 1100-1148

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1066-1117

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adeliza Claremont 1058-1117

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont Countess Pembroke

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Beaumont 1st Earl of Leicester Count Meulan 1040-1118

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester Count Meulan Countess Surrey 1085-1131

Great GrandMother: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145-1188

Great x 2 GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough 1110-1171