BIOGRAPHY OF AYMER VALENCE 2ND EARL PEMBROKE 1275-1324

GENERAL

Descent French Royalty: 3G Grandson Louis "Fat" VI King France

EVENTS

Around 1275 Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 was born to William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke -1296 and Joan Munchensi 1230-1307 (45)

On 18 May 1296 Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (21) succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke (3C 1247)

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.

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 .

On 19 Jun 1306 the forces of Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (31) including Robert Pierrepoint -1334 ambushed and routed the Scottish army of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland 1274-1329 (31) including Simon Fraser -1306, Christopher Seton 1278-1306 and John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl 1266-1306 (40) at Methven during the Battle of Methven. John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl 1266-1306 (40) was captured as well as many others.

On 07 Jul 1307 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (68) died at Burgh by Sands, Cumberland whilst on his way north to Scotland. Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (68) gathered around him Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (29) , Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (35) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (32) and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (33) and charged them with looking after his son in particular ensuring Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (23) didn't return from exile. .

On 12 Dec 1307 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) . Westminster. To John de Brittania[1], earl of Richmond, keeper of Scotland. Order to restore to Aymer de Valencia[2] (32) , earl of Pemrbrok, his lands, etc., in the counties of Sellekyrk and Twedale and in the forest of Sellekyrk, which he has seized into the king's hands because the men and tenants of the same had late traitoroursly adhered to Robert de Brus[3] (33) , the king's enemy and rebel.

On 31 Jan 1308 a group of England's leading nobles signed the Boulogne Agreement that attempted to curtail Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) 's rule. The signatories included Antony Bek, Bishop of Durham and Patriarch of Jerusalem, John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (21) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (33) , Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311 (57) and Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (36)

Around 19 Mar 1311 the nobility attempt to constrain Edward II King England 1284-1327 (26) by imposing a Council of Ordainers upon him. The Council included twenty-one signatories: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (39) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (36) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (33) , Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford -1314, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311, John Capet 5th Earl Richmond 1266-1334 (45) , William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 (33) and Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (36) . .

On 19 May 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) surrendered to Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) , John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (25) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (39) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) who were besieging the castle. The terms of the surrender were that Pembroke, Warenne and Percy would take Gaveston to York, where the barons would negotiate with the king. .

On 09 Jun 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) , under the protection of Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) , stayed at The Rectory, Deddington, Oxfordshire whilst en route south. Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37) left Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) there whilst he left to visit his wife. The following morning Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (40) , with Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 (27) , Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (36) and John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (47) arrested Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) and took him to Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire. .

On 24 Jun 1314 at the Battle of Bannockburn Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (38) fought, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (38) , Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor -1331, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 (34) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (39) and Robert Umfraville Earl Angus 1277-1325 (37) fought. Thomas Grey 1280-1344 (34) undertook a suicidal charge that contributed to the English defeat and subsequently blemished his career

On 02 Jan 1315 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 was buried at King's Langley Priory, King's Langley, Hertfordshire in a lavish ceremony some two and a half years after his murder. The ceremony was attended by Edward II King England 1284-1327 (30) and his wife Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (20) as well as Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (39) , Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (40) , Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk 1300-1338 (14) , Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (39) , Hugh Despencer 2nd Baron Despencer 1308-1349 (7) and his son Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 (29) . .

On 23 Jun 1324 Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (49) died

After 23 Jun 1324 Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 and Marie Chatillon were married

ANCESTRY

Father: William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke -1296

GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche 1183-1249

1G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan IX Count Lusignan 1163-1219

2G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan 1141-1169

3G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan 1108-1170

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Brown" Lusignan VII Count Lusignan, II Count La Marche 1065-1151

4G GrandMother: Saracine Lezay

3G GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg

4G GrandFather: Geoffroy de Rancon Taillebourg

GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England 1188-1246

1G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême 1160-1202

2G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême -1179

3G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême -1140

4G GrandFather: William Angouleme V Count Angoulême -1120

4G GrandMother: Vitapoy Benauges

3G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

4G GrandFather: Roger "The Poitevin" Montgomery Viscount Hiemois 1065-1139

4G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

1G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay -1218

2G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay 1126-1183

3G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

4G GrandFather: Philip "Amorous" I King France 1052-1108

4G GrandMother: Bertha Countholland 1055-1094

3G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy -1154

4G GrandFather: Humbert "Fat" Savoy II Count Savoy 1065-1103

4G GrandMother: Gisela Ivrea

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

Mother: Joan Munchensi 1230-1307

GrandFather: Warin Munchensi -1255