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William (Montfort) de Montfort (abt. 1375 - 1452)

Sir William de Montfort formerly Montfort
Born about in Tanworth, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married before 1407 [location unknown]
Husband of — married before Oct 1422 in Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Apr 2016 | Last significant change: 22 Oct 2020
23:15: Traci Thiessen edited the Biography for William (Montfort) de Montfort (abt.1375-1452). [Thank Traci for this]
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Sir William de Montfort is a descendant of Robert FitzWalter (see text below).

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Biography

Sir William de Montfort was born circa 1375 at Kingshurst in Coleshill and Monkspath in Tanworth, Warwickshire, England, the son of Sir Baldwin de Montfort and Margaret de Clinton.[1][2][3][4][5]

He was High Sheriff of Warwickshire & Leicestershire for 1431-2, 1441-2 and 1450-1. He was Captain of Honfleur, Normandy during 1438. [6] He was Knight of the Shire of the county of Warwick in 1410, 1422, 1423, 1427, 1429, 1437, 1445 and 1450.[7]

Marriage & Children

He married, firstly, Margaret Pecche, daughter of Sir John Pecche and Katherine, before 1407. They had 6 sons & 3 daughters:[1][8][2][9][3]
  1. Sir Baldwin
  2. Ralph
  3. William
  4. John
  5. Richard, Rector of Ilmington
  6. Robert, Esq.
  7. Ellen, wife of Sir Maurice Berkeley
  8. Joan
  9. Margaret
Sir William de Montfort married, secondly, Joan Alderwick, daughter of William Alderwick, before October 1422. They had 1 son:[1][10][2][11][3]
  1. Edmund, Esq.

Death

Sir William de Montfort died on 6 December 1452; Buried in the church of Aldridge, Staffordshire.[1][2][3]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 513.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 169-170.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 141.
  4. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 169.
  5. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 140.
  6. wikipedia:William Mountfort (MP)
  7. MOUNTFORT (MONTFORT), William I (d.1452), of Coleshill in Arden, Warws.
  8. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 36.
  9. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 408.
  10. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 258.
  11. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 109-110.
  • Richardson, Douglas. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. Salt Lake City: the author, 2013. See also WikiTree's source page for ‘’Royal Ancestry’’. Vol 1, pp 258-261. BOOTH
  • Richardson, Douglas. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 4 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. 2nd edition. Salt Lake City: the author, 2011. See also WikiTree's source page for ‘’Magna Carta Ancestry.’’ Vol II, page 408, Ellen Montfort.
  • The Peerage: William Montfort
  • Lewis, Marlyn. Our Royal, Titled, Noble and Commoner Ancestors

Acknowledgements

See the Changes tab for details of edits to this profile. Thanks to everyone who contributed.

Magna Carta Project

William (Montfort) de Montfort appears in Magna Carta Ancestry in a Richardson-documented trail from Gateway Ancestor Thomas Booth to Magna Carta Surety Baron Robert FitzWalter (vol. I, pages 258-261 BOOTH). This trail, set out in the Magna Carta Trails section of the Gateway's profile, was project-approved/badged in April 2016 by a Magna Carta project member.
William (Montfort) de Montfort is also in a trail to FitzWalter from Gateway Ancestor Obadiah Bruen that requires further development by a project member. See the Magna Carta Trails on Obadiah Bruen's profile to view the profiles in this trail.
  • Needs Re-review: This profile needs re-review against the project's checklist to bring it up to current project standards. ~ Thiessen-117 16:38, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
See Base Camp for more information about identified Magna Carta trails and their status. See the project's glossary for project-specific terms, such as a "badged trail".


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fyi - I added WikiTree-36 (the project account for Magna Carta project) to meet clarified guidelines - see https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/510196/explanation-removing-protection-profiles-project-accounts

Cheers, Liz

p.s. trail is to Booth-1645, reviewed April 2016 (see Base Camp

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett