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  1. Oct 20, 2021 · The last actual member of the family line to bear the name de Montfort was: Marie-Jean-Baptiste-Benoît de Montfort (1784–1839), 2nd Marquis of Chardonnay, Sire de La Marne, de La Malloniere, de Bicherel, who married D. Joana de Lima Barreto Coelho (London, 1814), with succession.

    • "Simon de Munford"
    • May 23, 1208
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    De Monfort was the youngest son of Simon de Montfort, a French nobleman and crusader, and Alix de Montmorency. His paternal grandmother was Amicia de Beaumont, the senior co-heiress to the Earldom of Leicester and a large estate owned by her father Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester in England, but King John of Englandwould not allow a Frenc...

    In January 1238 de Monfort married Eleanor of England, daughter of King John and Isabella of Angouleme and sister of King Henry III. While his marriage took place with the king's approval, the act itself was performed secretly and without consulting the great barons, as a marriage of such importance warranted. Eleanor had previously been married to...

    Shortly after Prince Edward's birth, however, there was a falling out. Simon owed a great sum of money to Thomas II of Savoy, uncle of Queen Eleanor, and named Henry as security for his repayment. King Henry had evidently not been told of this, and when he discovered that Monfort had used his name, he was enraged. On August 9, 1239 Henry confronted...

    Simon de Monfort returned in 1263, at the invitation of the barons, who were now convinced of the king's hostility to all reform; and raised a rebellion with the avowed object of restoring the form of government which the Provisions had ordained. For a few weeks it seemed as though the royalists were at his mercy; but he made the mistake of accepti...

    Simon de Montfort died on August 4, 1265 at the battle of Evesham, and was buried at the nearby Evesham Abbey. De Montfort and his army were awaiting the army led by his second son, Simon. He saw his son's banners flying high and began to hope, with the two armies they had a fighting chance to claim England. However, his son had been ambushed, and ...

    In the years that followed his death, Simon de Montfort's grave was frequently visited by pilgrims. There was an attempt to canonize him; this was not carried out however, due to opposition by the English monarchy at the time. Today, de Montfort is mostly remembered for calling the first directly elected parliament and is regarded as one of the fat...

    Simon de Montfort and Eleanor of Leicesterhad seven children, many of whom were notable in their own right 1. Henry de Montfort- (November 1238 - 1265) 2. Simon the Younger de Montfort- (April 1240 - 1271) 3. Amaury de Montfort, Canon of York- (1242/43 - 1300) 4. Guy de Montfort, Count of Nola - (1244 - 1288) Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of E...

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    Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208? – 4 August 1265), also called Simon de Munford and sometimes referred to as Simon VI de Montfort to distinguish him from other Simons de Montfort, was a French nobleman who inherited the title and estates of the earldom of Leicester in England. He led the rebellion against King Henry III of England du...

    De Montfort was a younger son of Simon de Montfort, a French nobleman and crusader, and Alix de Montmorency. His paternal grandmother was Amicia de Beaumont, the senior co-heiress to the Earldom of Leicester and a large estate owned by her brother Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester, in England. With the irrevocable loss of Normandy, King Joh...

    Since he was a younger son, little attention was paid to him during his youth and the date of birth remains unknown. He is first mentioned when his mother made a grant to him in 1217. As a boy, Montfort accompanied his parents during his father's campaigns against the Cathars. He was with his mother at the siege of Toulouse in 1218, where his fathe...

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  3. Simon de Montfort the Younger (April 1240 – 1271) Amaury de Montfort (1242/3–1300) Guy de Montfort, Count of Nola (1244–1288) Joanna de Montfort (born and died in Bordeaux between 1248 and 1251). Richard de Montfort (d.1266). Date of death is not certain. Eleanor de Montfort (1252–1282).

  4. Surname meaning for (Mumford)de Montfort. French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places called Montfort, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + fort ‘strong’, ‘impregnable’ (Latin fortis). A Norman bearer of this name, from Montfort-sur-Risle in Eure, near Brionne, accompanied William ...

  5. Sep 21, 2021 · Eleanor Montfort was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles. She married Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last native Prince of Wales. She died shortly after giving birth to their daughter, Gwenllian of Wales or Gwenllian ferch Llywelyn (1282-1337). Sources ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. III, page 563-564

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