BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS MONTAGU 1ST COUNT PERCHE, 4TH EARL SALISBURY 1388-1428

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Montagu

Descent French Royalty: 7G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

EVENTS

On 13 Jun 1388 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 was born to John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 (38) and Maud Francis

Before 1407 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 and Eleanor Holland 1386-1413 were marriedFourth Cousin Once Removed

In 1407 Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462 was born to Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (18) and Eleanor Holland 1386-1413 (21)

In 1414 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (25) was appointed 121st Knight Garter: Henry V

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was in Southampton, Hampshire preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) revealed to Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) that Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham 1373-1415 (42) , Thomas Grey 1384-1415 (30) , and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (30) were intending to replace Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) having a better claim to the throne. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (30) , Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (29) , Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (64) sat in judgement. .

On 25 Oct 1415 at the Battle of Agincourt the English included: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (33) , William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 (26) , William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (41) , John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 (51) , Edward Courtenay 1385-1418 (30) , Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 (12) , Thomas Dutton 1396-1431 (19) , Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435 (29) , Roger Fiennes 1384-1449 (31) , Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (57) , John Grey 1387-1439 (28) , John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (31) , William Harrington 1373-1440 (42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (37) , Piers Legh 1389-1422 (26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) , Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal, 5th Baron Morley 1393-1435 (22) , John Rodney -1417, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton 1393-1420 (22) , Robert Strelley 1397-1430 (18) , James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 (17) , Robert Umfraville 1363-1437 (52) , Thomas West 2nd Baron West 1391-1416 (24) , Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (30) . Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston 1391-1458 (23) was present. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (48) carried the Banner of St George.

In 1419 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (30) was created 1st Count Perche

In 1421 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (32) succeeded 4th Earl Salisbury (2C 1337), 6th Baron Montagu, 5th Baron Monthermer

After 1421 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 and Alice Chaucer 1404-1475 were married

On 31 Jul 1423 the English army defeated the French and Scottish armies at the Battle of Cravant at Cravant, Yonne. On the English side Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (35) fought. On the French and Scottish side Louis Bourbon 1st Count Vendôme, 1st Count Castres 1376-1446 (47) , Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (33) , John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (42) and John Stewart 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (43) (who lost an eye) were captured.

In 1425 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (36) was captured at Le Mans, France

On 12 Oct 1428 the Siege of Orleans commenced at Orleans, France. During the course of the siege Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (40) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (38) were wounded. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (31) commanded the English forces during some of the siege.

On 03 Nov 1428 Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (40) died from wounds received at the Siege of Orleans

ANCESTRY

Father: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400

GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer 1330-1390

1G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349

2G GrandFather: William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu 1275-1319

3G GrandFather: Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316

4G GrandFather: William Montagu 1213-1270

3G GrandMother: Hawise St Amand 1252-

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Montfort 1275-1345

3G GrandFather: Peter Montfort 1205-1265

4G GrandFather: Thurstan Montfort 1184-1216

4G GrandMother: Mabel Cantilupe 1186-1228

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley 1224-1265

4G GrandFather: Henry Audley 1175-1246

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Mainwaring 1197-1246

1G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison 1304-1349

2G GrandFather: William Grandison 1st Baron Grandison 1262-1335

3G GrandFather: Pierre Grandison

2G GrandMother: Sibylla Tregoz

GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer 3rd Baroness Monthermer -1395

1G GrandFather: Thomas Monthermer 2nd Baron Monthermer 1301-1340

2G GrandFather: Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer 1270-1325

2G GrandMother: Joan of Acre 1272-1307

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu 1220-1279

1G GrandMother: Margaret Brewes

2G GrandFather: Peter Brewes

Mother: Maud Francis