BIOGRAPHY OF SIMON MONTAGU 1ST BARON MONTAGU 1250-1316

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Montagu

EVENTS

Around 1250 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 was born to William Montagu 1213-1270 (37) at Montacute, Somerset

In 1270 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (20) and Hawise St Amand 1252- (18) were married

Around 1275 William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319 was born to Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (25) and Hawise St Amand 1252- (23) at Cassington, Oxfordshire

In 1283 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (33) was created 1st Baron Montagu

In 1287 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (37) and Isabel Unknown were married

In 1296 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (46) broke the siege by taking a ship loaded with victuals through the line of French galleys at Bourg-sur-Mer

In 1298 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (48) attended at York, Yorkshire during the Edward I 43rd Parliament 1298

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: 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 Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl 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, Robert Fitzroger, 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. Of the Scottish army John Stewart -1298 was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock 1705-1746 fought.

In 1300 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (50) provided two substantial ships for the Scottish Wars, a galley and a barge, manned by 100 men between them.

In Jul 1300 Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (26) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (23) , Simon Fraser -1306, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330 (31) and Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (50) fought at Caerlaverock, Scotland during the Siege of Caerlaverock Castle.

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 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, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl 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 .

In 1310 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (60) was appointed as Admiral of the Fleet

In 1316 Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (66) died

John Montagu was born to Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 and Hawise St Amand 1252-

Simon Montagu was born to Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 and Hawise St Amand 1252-

ANCESTRY

Father: William Montagu 1213-1270