BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM LATIMER 4TH BARON LATIMER CORBY 1330-1381

EVENTS

On 24 Mar 1330 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 was born to William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer Corby 1300-1335 (30) and Elizabeth Botetort at Scampston, Ryedale, North Riding, Yorkshire

Before 02 Nov 1335 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 succeeded 4th Baron Latimer Corby

On 24 Jun 1340 Edward III King England 1312-1377 (27) attacked the French fleet at anchor during the Battle of Sluys capturing more than 200 ships, killing around 18000 French. The English force included John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Warwick 1316-1360 (24) , William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 (30) , Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392 (27) , William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (10) , John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (22) , Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 (38) , Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (30) , Walter Manny 1st Baron Manny 1310-1372 (30) and Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (20) . Thomas Monthermer 2nd Baron Monthermer 1301-1340 (38) died from wounds.

On 26 Aug 1346 at Crecy during the Battle of Crecy the English army was included: James Audley 1318-1369 (28) , Robert Bourchier 1st Baron Bourchier -1349, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (17) , Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (51) , John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth 1280-1347 (66) , Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1309-1350 (37) , Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton 1327-1403 (19) , William Scrope 1325-1367 (21) , Stephen Scrope 1325- (21) , William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (16) , John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (28) , Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360 (42) , Nicholas Longford 1288-1356 (58) , Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu -1361, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (27) , Michael Poynings 2nd Baron Poynings 1318-1369 (28) , Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (48) , John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (34) , Thomas West 1312-1386 (34) , John Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1303-1349 (43) , John Wingfield 1320-1361 (26) , Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy 1321-1368 (25) , Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (43) (possibly), Walter "Elder" Devereux 1309-1376 (37) , John Devereux 1302-1346 (44) , Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (26) , Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (26) and John Sully 1283-1388 (63) .

Before 1351 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 was knighted

Before 1353 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 and Elizabeth Fitzalan were married

On 20 Jan 1356 Edward I King Scotland 1283-1367 (73) surrendered his claim to the Scottish throne to Edward III King England 1312-1377 (43) in the presence of William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (25) .

Around 1357 Elizabeth Latimer 5th Baroness Latimer Corby 1357-1395 was born to William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (26) and Elizabeth Fitzalan

In 1361 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (30) was appointed 40th Knight Garter: Edward III

On 29 Sep 1364 Battle of Auray decided the Breton Succession in favour of John Montfort V Duke Brittany 1339-1399 (25) . The Breton and English army was commanded by John Chandos 1320-1369 (44) and included William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (34) , Miles Stapleton 1320-1364 (44) and Hugh Calveley -1394. Charles "Saint" Chatillon Duke Brittany 1319-1364 (45) was killed. Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (44) surrendered. .

In 1371 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (40) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain of the Household

In 1373 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (42) was appointed as Constable Dover Castle

In 1374 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (43) was appointed as Warden of the Cinque Ports

After 28 Apr 1376 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 impeached (the earliest impeachment in England) at City of London during the Good Parliament

In 1377 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (46) was appointed as Governor Calais

On 28 May 1381 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (51) died

After 28 May 1381 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 was buried at Guisborough Priory, Guisborough, Yorkshire

ANCESTRY

Father: William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer Corby 1300-1335

GrandFather: William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby 1276-1327

1G GrandFather: William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304

1G GrandMother: Alicia Ledet 1251-1316

2G GrandFather: Walter Ledet 1230-1256

2G GrandMother: Ermentrude Lisle 1228-

3G GrandFather: Robert Lisle 1212-1262

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzgerald

4G GrandFather: Henry Fitzgerald

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Ferrers 1197-1257

Mother: Elizabeth Botetort

GrandFather: John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324

GrandMother: Matilda Fitzotes

1G GrandFather: Thomas Fitzotes