Name: Stephen 3rd Baron de SEGRAVE & Penn, Sir 1 2
Birth: BEF 1283 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England 2
Death: BEF 12 DEC 1325 in Penn, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England 1 2
Burial: Chacombe Priory, Northamptonshire, England
BARONY OF SEGRAVE (III) 1325
STEPHEN (DE SEGRAVE) LORD SEGRAVE, son and heir, was of full age at his father's death. On 3 February 1304/5 he witnessed a settlement on the marriage of his sister Christiane. He served in Scotland in 1305, 1307 and 1322. He was knighted before 30 Seotember 1307. On 10 March 1307/8, fine for trespasses and felonies in Hunts was remitted at the instance of Lancaster. On 15 June 1311, prohibited from going to Norwich or elsewhere with armed men to intervene in the quarrel of Henry de Segrave. On 12 May 1319 he was with Lancaster; 19 January 1320/1 appointed with the Archbishop of York, Nicholas de Segrave and others to treat for peace with Robert de Brus; 12 November 1321, he was ordered to abstain from the meeting of the "Good Peers"; on 31 October 1322, to raise and arm inhabitants of co. Leicester; and on 27 November and 10 December 1322, to assemble men-at-arms and
be ready to march with them to York. On 3 February 1322/3 he was appointed Constable of the Tower of London; but on 6 August 1323 was held responsible for having allowed Roger de Mortimer of Wigmore to escape (q); 27 May 1324, with his father he became bound for the payment to the King of 10,000 marks for pardon for misdemeanours. On 10 June 1324, he was going to Gascony, and on 12 September 1324 to Aquitaine.
He married Alice, said to be daughter of ---- ARUNDELL, and died before 12 December 1325. He was buried at Chaucombe priory. Alice survived him. [Complete Peerage XI:608-9, transcribed by Dave Utzinger]
(q) The version there put forward was that Stephen and many others were poisoned, and that Stephen was in consequence so seriously ill that he was insufficient for the safe custody of the Tower.
From "Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage:
Douglas Richardson, in December 2001, produced evidence suggesting that she [Alice Arundel] was a daughter of Richard, earl of Arundel (d. 1301/2), and that she died 7 February 1340 [citing Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, 5th series, vol.9, p.166 (1935-1937)].
Stephen de Segrave, 3rd Lord (Baron) Segrave; had ceased to be a minor by the time of his father's death; undertook military service against the Scots 1305, 1307 and 1322; knighted by autumn 1307; Constable of the Tower of London Feb 1322/3; married Alice, allegedly daughter of ? Arundell and died by 12 Dec 1325. [Burke's Peerage]
Stephen de Segrave, the companion in arms of his gallant father in the Scottish wars, but in the 12th Edward II , one of the partisans of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster. Submitting himself, however, he obtained his pardon, and 16th Edward II, was made constable of the Tower of London. In the 18th Edward , he attended his father into Gascony and d. there v. p. He m. Alice de Arundel, and left issue, John de Segrave. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 485, Segrave, Barons Segrave of Barton Segrave]
Father: John 2nd Baron de SEGRAVE & Penn, Sir b: ABT 1256 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England
Mother: Christian de PLESSIS , Heir of Stottesdon b: ABT 1257 in Stottesden, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
Alice ARUNDEL b: 1289 in Arundel, Sussex, England
- John 4th Baron de SEGRAVE , Sir b: ABT 1315 in Seagrave, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England
- Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000