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  • ID: I03532
  • Name: Maurice I "The Resolute" de BERKELEY , Sir 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1218 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England 1 3
  • Death: 4 APR 1281 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England 1 3
  • Burial: St Augustine's Priory, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 4
  • Note:
    Maurice, feudal Lord of Berkeley; knighted by 1242, joined baronial rebellion against Henry III. [Burke's Peerage]

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    HOLDERS of the CASTLE of BERKELEY (VIII)

    MAURICE DE BERKELEY, feudal LORD OF BERKELEY, son and heir, who " may bee called Maurice the Resolute," born 1218. He attended the wars with France and afterwards with North Wales. Was knighted before 1242. He did homage and had livery of his father's lands, 14 December 1243. He joined the Barons against the King in 1264, was present at the award of Kenilworth in 1267, at the Council at Marlborough 52 Henry III, and at the various assemblies (1275-79) 3, 4, 6, and 7 Edward I. He married, before 12 July 1247, Isabel, daughter of Richard FITZROY (illegitimate son of King John), by Rose, daughter and heir of Foubert de Douvres. On 10 August 1264, the King, out of compassion for the poverty of his niece, Isabel, the wife of Maurice de Berkeley, granted her certain manors. She died 7 July, probably in the year 1276 or 1277, and was buried at St. Augustine's. He died 4 April 1281, aged 63, " being his great clymactericoll yeare, " and was buried at St. Augustine's. [Complete Peerage II:131, XIV:87, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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    Maurice de Berkeley m. in 1240, Isabel, dau. of Maurice de Credonia, by his wife, Isabel, sister of William de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, d. 4 April, 1281, and was s. by his 2nd son, the eldest, Maurice, having been killed in a tournament at Kenilworth. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 44, Berkeley, Viscount Berkeley, Earl of Nottingham, and Marquess of Berkeley]




    Father: Thomas I "The Observer" de BERKELEY , Sir b: ABT 1170 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
    Mother: Joan de SOMERY b: ABT 1198 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Isabel FITZROY b: ABT 1225 in Chilham Castle, Kent, England
    • Married: BEF 12 JUL 1247 5 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas II "The Wise" 1st Baron de BERKELEY b: 1245 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
    2. Has Children Alice BERKELEY b: ABT 1258 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 88-4
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 254
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:127
    4. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups - google.com
      Page: Dave Utzinger, 19 Aug 2005
    5. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 26-28
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