Biography of Archbishop Baldwin Avigo 1125-1190

1186 Treaty of Falaise

1189 Coronation of Richard I

Around 1125 Archbishop Baldwin Avigo was born to Archdeacon Hugh Avigo in Exeter, Devon [Map].

In 1143 Bishop Gilbert was consecrated Bishop of St Asaph by Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 18).

On 10 Aug 1180 Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 55) was appointed Bishop of Worcester.

In Dec 1184 Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 59) was translated to Archbishop of Canterbury.

Treaty of Falaise

On 05 Sep 1186 William "Lion" I King Scotland (age 43) and Ermengarde Beaumont Sarthe Queen Consort Scotland (age 16) were married at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire [Map] by Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 61). She by marriage Queen Consort Scotland at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire [Map]. His bride had been chosen by King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England (age 53) as part of the Treaty of Falaise. William received Edinburgh Castle [Map] as a wedding gift from King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England (age 53). The difference in their ages was 27 years. He the son of Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon 1st Earl of Northumbria and Ada Warenne Countess Huntingdon and Northumbria. They were half fourth cousins. She a great granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

Coronation of Richard I

On 03 Sep 1189 King Richard "Lionheart" I of England (age 31) was crowned I King England by Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 64) at Westminster Abbey [Map]. William Mandeville 3rd Earl Essex Count Aumale carried the Crown. The Coronation of Richard I was marred by violence against London's Jewish population. Prior to his Coronation Richard had issued a proclamation forbidding Jews to attend. When some did a riot broke out, which spread.

On 19 Nov 1190 Archbishop Baldwin Avigo (age 65) died in Acre.