Twenty Trees

email@twentytrees.co.uk

Biography of William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382

1356 Battle of Poitiers

1376 Creation of Garter Knights


Family Trees

Ancestry

William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and [his former wife] Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 were married. [his former wife] Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

Before 09 Sep 1316 Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford 1279-1316 died. Before 09 Sep 1316 His son [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 succeeded 2nd Baron Ufford.

In 1324 [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (25) and [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (38) were married. [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (38) by marriage Baroness Ufford.

In 1337 [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (38) was created 1st Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (51) by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

On 30 May 1338 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 was born to [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (39) and [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (52).

Battle of Poitiers

On 19 Sep 1356 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (26) defeated the French and Scottish army led by John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) at the Battle of Poitiers. John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) was captured.
The the English army included: Thomas Felton 1330-1381 (26), James Audley 1318-1369 (38), Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (43), Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (27), Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (61), Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21), Ralph Ferrers 1329-1392 (27), William Scrope 1325-1367 (31), William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (28), Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (37), [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (58), William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (18), John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (44), John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1323-1372 (33), Thomas Arderne 1337-1391 (19), Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (36), Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (36), Jean Grailly 1331-1376 (25) and John Sully 1283-1388 (73).
Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (53) protected the baggage train. .
The French and Scottish army included: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37), Philip "Bold" Valois Burgundy II Duke Burgundy 1342-1404 (14), Jean Bourbon I Count La Marche 1344-1393 (12), Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas 1329-1400 (26), John "sans Terre" Artois 1st Count Eu 1321-1387 (35); all captured.
Guichard Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon -1380 and William Douglas 1st Earl Douglas 1323-1384 (33) fought.
Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon 1311-1356 (45) was killed. His son Louis Bourbon II Duke Bourbon 1337-1410 (19) succeeded II Duke Bourbon.

Before 1361 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and [his wife] Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 were married.

Before Jul 1361 [his future wife] Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 died.

On 02 Apr 1368 [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (82) died.

On 04 Nov 1369 [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (71) died. His son William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (31) succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. [his wife] Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 (20) by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

In 1372 Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (17) served under William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (34) and was with Ufford in France in 1373.

Before 1376 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and [his wife] Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 were married. [his wife] Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 by marriage Countess Suffolk 2C 1337.

1376 Creation of Garter Knights

On 23 Apr 1376 King Edward III England (63) created a number of new Garter Knights ...
John Montfort V Duke Brittany 1339-1399 (37) was appointed 54th Knight of the Garter.
Thomas Banastre 1334-1379 (42) was appointed 55th Knight of the Garter by King Edward III England (63)..
William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (37) was appointed 56th Knight of the Garter by King Edward III England (63).
Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford 1336-1386 (40) was appointed 57th Knight of the Garter by King Edward III England (63)..
Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 (26) was appointed 58th Knight of the Garter. He was the son of Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales 1328-1385 (47) whose second husband was Edward III's son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (45).
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (33) was appointed 59th Knight of the Garter. He was the son of Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy 1320-1362 who was the daughter of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 who was the first cousin of Edward III's father King Edward II of England.
William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411 (33) was appointed 60th Knight of the Garter by King Edward III England (63)..

Before 23 Jun 1376 [his wife] Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 died.

On 15 Feb 1382 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (43) died at Westminster Hall.

Around 1400. Window in the Chicheley Chapel at St Andrew's Church Wimpole from the late 14th early 15th Century depicting alliances of the Ufford family (who are thought to have owned the manor of Wimpole before the Chicheleys) and the Plantagenets through the marriage of Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377, daughter of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 .
From top to bottom, left to right:
. The Tiptoft family owned the nearby manor of Harleston.
.
. The Avenell family once held a manor in Wimpole.
Telemache Arms.
. Believed to be the arms of William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382. Note the difference of an annulet argent (white) in the top left corner.
. Possibly William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361.
. Possibly Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 although the label doesn't appear to have the fleur de lys of France.
Bassingbourne Arms.
Engaine Arms. John de Engaine lived in Huntingdonshire.
. Possibly Robert Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1288-1344. Robert settled at nearby Rampton.
[his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 who married [his mother] Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 whose father Walter Norwich 1274-1329 owned the manor of Cobbs in Wimpole.
England Edward III Arms
 with a label_three_points. Believed to be [his brother] [his son] Robert Ufford who predeceased his father [his father] Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369.
Bassingbourne Arms.
The figure in the middle is believed to represent William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382.
From an original description by James C Powell 1903.

On 29 Sep 1416 [his former wife] Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 died.

John Strange 5th Baron Strange Blackmere 1353-1382 and [his former wife] Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 were married (he was her third cousin once removed). [his former wife] Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 by marriage Baroness Strange Blackmere 1C 1309.

[his brother] [his son] Robert Ufford was born to William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and [his former wife] Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376.

[his brother] Walter Ufford 1343- and [his former wife] Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 were married.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Ufford

Ancestry

Father: Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369

GrandFather: Robert Ufford 1st Baron Ufford 1279-1316

GrandMother: Cecily Valoignes Baroness Ufford 1284-1325

Great GrandFather: Robert Valoignes 1245-1282

Mother: Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368

GrandFather: Walter Norwich 1274-1329