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    Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester

    Anglo-Norman nobleman who led a rebellion against King Henry III of England

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  1. 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 an English 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 ...

  2. Mar 27, 2024 · Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester (born c. 1208, Montfort, Ile-de-France, France—died Aug. 4, 1265, Evesham, Worcestershire, Eng.) was the leader of the baronial revolt against King Henry III and ruler of England for less than a year.

  3. Simon V de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208 – August 4, 1265) was the principal leader of the baronial opposition to King Henry III of England, his brother-in-law. Son of a French noblemen who married into the de Beaumont family, earls of Leicester. Simon inherited the title Earl of Leicester in 1218 (although this was not confirmed ...

  4. Earl of Leicester. The place of Simon de Montfort in history has been large, mainly since his actions made an important contribution to the history of Parliament. Simon was born circa 1208, a younger son of the French nobleman Simon de Montfort and his wife Alix de Montmorency.

  5. May 18, 2018 · Montfort, Simon de, Earl of Leicester (1208–65) French-born leader of a revolt against Henry III of England. Montfort distinguished himself on crusade. Resentful at being forced to cede power in Gascony to the future Edward I, Montfort led the rebel barons in the Barons' War (1263).

  6. Jun 11, 2018 · The English statesman and soldier Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208-1265), led the opposition to Henry III and played a major role in constitutional development. Simon de Montfort, born in Normandy, was the fourth and youngest son of Simon de Montfort IV and Alice de Montmorency.

  7. April 24, 2024. City Guides. Simon de Montfort,6th Earl of Leicester, was an influential figure in medieval England, known for his role in the creation of the first English - Great Britons, Medieval Era.

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