simon de montfort, 6th earl of leicester ( c. 1208 – 4 august 1265), later sometimes referred to as simon v [nb 1] 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 …
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When Simon de Montfort was born in 1025, in Montfort-l'Amaury, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France, his father, Amaury I de Montfort, was 32 and his mother, Bertrade Gometz, was 24. He married Isabel Broyes about 1055. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.
Simon I de Montfort (c. 1025 – 25 September 1087) was a French nobleman. He was born in Montfort l'Amaury, in the Duchy of Normandy, and became its lord. He was the son of Amaury I de Montfort and Bertrade. At his death he was buried about 20 miles (32 km) away in Epernon, because it was the site of the fortress he was instrumental in constructing.
There are many Montforts (Montfoorts) in England, Northern France, out to Flanders and Holland. The House of Montfort is the Breton ducal family that eventually married into the French crown; in turn, that ducal family is a cadet line of the House of Dreux, also liased to the French crown at an earlier date.
Nobility, third seigneur de Montfort l'Amaury. Born the son of Amaury I de Montfort and Bertrade de Gometz. He was married twice, first to Isabelle de Broyes who bore him three children and second to Agnes de Evreux with whom he had four more. Nobility, third seigneur de Montfort l'Amaury. Born the son of Amaury I de Montfort and Bertrade de ...