Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (c. 1208 – 4 August 1265), later sometimes referred to as Simon V de Montfort to distinguish him from his namesake relatives, was a nobleman of French origin and a member of the English peerage, who led the baronial opposition to the rule of King Henry III of England, culminating in the Second Barons' War.
Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester (c. 1175 – 25 June 1218), known as Simon IV (or V) de Montfort and as Simon de Montfort the Elder, was a French nobleman and knight of the early 13th century. He is widely regarded as one of the great military commanders of the Middle Ages.
Jan 22, 2019 · By his wife Alice de Montmorency he left four sons: Amaury de Montfort (see below), who succeeded to Montfort-l'Amaury and to his father's titles in Languedoc; Simon de Montfort, who became earl of Leicester and played a major role in English affairs; Guy de Bigorre (d. 1220); and Robert (d. 1226).
Mar 11, 2019 · 3. Maud de Bohun, married (1) Anselm Marshal, 6th Earl of Pembroke; (2) Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester. Death & burial. He died in 1275 and was buried at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester. Preceded by. Henry de Bohun Earl of Hereford. 1220–1275 Succeeded by. Humphrey de Bohun. Preceded by. William Fitzpeter Earl of Essex. 1239–1275 ...