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Sir "Knight" NICHOLAS de SEGRAVE, 1st Baron Segrave "Rebel Baron and Crusader" (Prominent baronial leader during the reign and revolt of King Henry III. On side of Simon de Monfort at the Battle of Evesham where he was wounded and taken prisoner. Pardoned.) - Overview - Ancestry.com. 33rd GG Uncle.

Sir "Knight" NICHOLAS de SEGRAVE, 1st Baron Segrave "Rebel Baron and Crusader" (Prominent baronial leader during the reign and revolt of King Henry III. On side of Simon de Monfort at the Battle of Evesham where he was wounded and taken prisoner. Pardoned.) - Overview - Ancestry.com. 33rd GG Uncle.

Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy (20 May 1364 - 21 July 1403) - a cousin.  His great grandparents, Henry Percy, 2nd Baron Percy and Idoine Clifford married into the Neville Clan as they were great rivals in the north of England.

Sir Henry "Hotspur" Percy (20 May 1364 - 21 July 1403) - a cousin. His great grandparents, Henry Percy, 2nd Baron Percy and Idoine Clifford married into the Neville Clan as they were great rivals in the north of England.

Maud Chaworth (1282 - 1322) She married Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, by whom she had seven children including Eleanor, Countess of Arundel and Joan who married John, 3rd Baron Mowbray. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Maud Chaworth (1282 - 1322) She married Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, by whom she had seven children including Eleanor, Countess of Arundel and Joan who married John, 3rd Baron Mowbray. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Lady Maud Percy - 19th Maternal Great Grandmother.  Wife of John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby and daughter of Henry de Percy, 2nd Baron Percy.

Lady Maud Percy - 19th Maternal Great Grandmother. Wife of John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby and daughter of Henry de Percy, 2nd Baron Percy.

Jousting in Vannes (Brittany)1381/The 1.Earl of Buckingham (⬆Froissart /Palais Calais Murder of Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Essex, Duke of Aumale, KG (*1355+8 or 9 September 1397) and the Duke of Bretagne (John V the Conqueror)4.¼ of the 15th century, before 1483 /British Library, Royal 18 E I f. 139/Chroniques de Jean Froissart/#The Vannes tournament or "Battle of five English against five French" is a tournament held in 1381 in Vannes, capital of the Duchy of…

Jousting in Vannes (Brittany)1381/The 1.Earl of Buckingham (⬆Froissart /Palais Calais Murder of Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Essex, Duke of Aumale, KG (*1355+8 or 9 September 1397) and the Duke of Bretagne (John V the Conqueror)4.¼ of the 15th century, before 1483 /British Library, Royal 18 E I f. 139/Chroniques de Jean Froissart/#The Vannes tournament or "Battle of five English against five French" is a tournament held in 1381 in Vannes, capital of the Duchy of…

Some beliieve Fulke Greville was the true author of several of Shakespeare's (pictured) works Tucked away in a seldom-visited corner of a Warwickshire chapel sits a monument of incongruous grandeur for its surroundings.  Not many visitors happen upon it; perhaps a thousand in a good year. Of them only a handful will have heard of the man who built it. Yet that man, Fulke Greville, is currently at the heart of a truly compelling mystery. A prominent 17th-century nobleman, Greville was a…

A murdered spy and coded messages from beyond the grave... Will opening this tomb prove Shakespeare didn't write his plays?

Some beliieve Fulke Greville was the true author of several of Shakespeare's (pictured) works Tucked away in a seldom-visited corner of a Warwickshire chapel sits a monument of incongruous grandeur for its surroundings. Not many visitors happen upon it; perhaps a thousand in a good year. Of them only a handful will have heard of the man who built it. Yet that man, Fulke Greville, is currently at the heart of a truly compelling mystery. A prominent 17th-century nobleman, Greville was a…

Humphrey STAFFORD (1° D. Buckingham) - Born:15 Aug 1402, Stafford,Staffordshire,England  Died:10 Jul 1460,Battle of Northampton,England Knight of the Garter.Created 14 Sep 1444,as also earlier 1431 Count of Perche, Normandy (part of Henry VI's policy of conferring native fiefs on his leading supporters in English-occupied France),having apparently already been recognized as Earl of Buckingham in right of his mother,was killed fighting on the Lancastrian side at the Battle of Northampton.

Humphrey STAFFORD (1° D. Buckingham) - Born:15 Aug 1402, Stafford,Staffordshire,England Died:10 Jul 1460,Battle of Northampton,England Knight of the Garter.Created 14 Sep 1444,as also earlier 1431 Count of Perche, Normandy (part of Henry VI's policy of conferring native fiefs on his leading supporters in English-occupied France),having apparently already been recognized as Earl of Buckingham in right of his mother,was killed fighting on the Lancastrian side at the Battle of Northampton.