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Matilda Ireland Countess of Warwick FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick

Also Known As: "Matilda de Lacy", "Maud /FitzGeoffrey/", "Maud FitzJohn"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shere, Surrey, England
Death: Died in Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England
Place of Burial: Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere and Isabel Fitzgeoffrey
Wife of William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick and Gerard de Furnival, of Hallamshire (dsp)
Mother of Isabella de Beauchamp, Countess Winchester; Isabel Newcomen; Robert De Beauchamp; *John de Beauchamp; Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick and 6 others
Sister of Isabella de Vipont; Aveline Fitzjohn, of Ulster; John Fitz-John, Chief Justice of England; Richard FitzJohn, Sir Knight; Joan Butler (FitzJohn) and 1 other
Half sister of Margaret (Margery) de Lacy, Lady of Dulek; Maud de Lacy, Baroness Geneville; Eileen Fitzjohn; Matilda de Segrave and Walter de Lacy

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About Maud FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick

B: Abt 1237

Of, Shere, Surrey, England

D: 16 Apr 1301

, Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England

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Maud FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick (died 16/18 April 1301), was an English noblewoman and the eldest daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere. Her second husband was William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick, a celebrated soldier. Through her daughter, Isabella, Maud was the maternal grandmother of Hugh the younger Despenser, the unpopular favourite of King Edward II of England, who was executed in 1326.

[edit] Family

Maud was born in Shere, Surrey, England on an unknown date, the eldest daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere, Justiciar of Ireland, and Isabel Bigod, a descendant of Strongbow and Aoife of Leinster. Maud had two brothers, Richard FitzJohn of Shere and John FitzJohn of Shere, and three younger sisters, Aveline FitzJohn, Joan FitzJohn, and Isabel FitzJohn. She also had a half-brother, Walter de Lacy, and two half-sisters, Margery de Lacy, and Maud de Lacy, Baroness Geneville, from her mother's first marriage to Gilbert de Lacy of Ewyas Lacy. The chronicle of Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire names Matilda uxor Guidono comitis Warwici as the eldest daughter of Johanni Fitz-Geffrey and Isabella Bygod.[1] Her paternal grandparents were Geoffrey Fitzpeter, 1st Earl of Essex and Aveline de Clare. Her maternal grandparents were Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk and Maud Marshal.


Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick, the only son of Maud FitzJohn. Here he is shown with the decapitated body of Piers Gaveston

[edit] Marriages and issue

Maud married her first husband, Gerald de Furnivalle, Lord Hallamshire on an unknown date. Sometime after his death in 1261, Maud married her second husband, the celebrated soldier, William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick. Upon their marriage, Maud was styled as Countess of Warwick.

Together William and Maud had at least two children:[2]

Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick (1270/1271- 28 July 1315), on 28 February 1310, he married as her second husband, heiress Alice de Toeni, by whom he had seven children.

Isabella de Beauchamp (died before 30 May 1306), married firstly in 1281 Sir Patrick de Chaworth, Lord of Kidwelly, by whom she had a daughter, Maud Chaworth; she married secondly in 1286, Hugh le Despenser, Lord Despenser by whom she had four children including Hugh Despenser the younger, the unpopular favourite of King Edward II, who was executed in 1326, shortly after his father.

Maud died between 16 and 18 April 1301. She was buried at the house of the Friars Minor in Worcester.

[edit] References

1.^ Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, Earls of Essex 1199-1227 (Mandeville-2)

2.^ Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, Earls of Warwick

Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, Earls of Essex 1199-1227 (Mandeville-2)

Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, Earls of Warwick

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Categories: 1301 deaths | 13th-century births | English countesses | Medieval women

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William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick

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He married Maud FitzGeoffrey. His children included:

Isabella[8], married Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester

Guy, who married Alice de Toeni, widow of Thomas de Leyburne

Sarah[9]

-------------------- Maud FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick (c. 1238 - 16/18 April 1301) was an English noblewoman and the eldest daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere. Her second husband was William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick, a celebrated soldier. Through her daughter, Isabella, Maud was the maternal grandmother of Hugh the younger Despenser, the unpopular favourite of King Edward II of England, who was executed in 1326.

Family[edit]

Maud was born in Shere, Surrey, England in about 1238, the eldest daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere, Justiciar of Ireland, and Isabel Bigod, a descendant of Strongbow and Aoife of Leinster. Maud had two brothers, Richard FitzJohn of Shere and John FitzJohn of Shere, and three younger sisters, Aveline FitzJohn, Joan FitzJohn, and Isabel FitzJohn. She also had a half-brother, Walter de Lacy, and two half-sisters, Margery de Lacy, and Maud de Lacy, Baroness Geneville, from her mother's first marriage to Gilbert de Lacy of Ewyas Lacy. The chronicle of Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire names Matilda uxor Guidono comitis Warwici as the eldest daughter of Johanni Fitz-Geffrey and Isabella Bygod.[1] Her paternal grandparents were Geoffrey Fitzpeter, 1st Earl of Essex and Aveline de Clare, and her maternal grandparents were Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk and Maud Marshal.


Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick, the only son of Maud FitzJohn. Here he is shown with the decapitated body of Piers Gaveston Marriages and issue[edit]

Maud married her first husband, Gerald de Furnivalle, Lord Hallamshire on an unknown date. Sometime after his death in 1261, Maud married her second husband, the celebrated soldier, William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick. Upon their marriage, Maud was styled as Countess of Warwick.

Together William and Maud had at least two children:[2] Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick (1270/1271- 28 July 1315), on 28 February 1310, he married as her second husband, heiress Alice de Toeni, by whom he had seven children. Isabella de Beauchamp (died before 30 May 1306), married firstly in 1281 Sir Patrick de Chaworth, Lord of Kidwelly, by whom she had a daughter, Maud Chaworth; she married secondly in 1286, Hugh le Despenser, Lord Despenser by whom she had four children including Hugh Despenser the younger, the unpopular favourite of King Edward II, who was executed in 1326, shortly after his father.

Maud died between 16 and 18 April 1301. She was buried at the house of the Friars Minor in Worcester.

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Maud FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick's Timeline

1237
1237
Shere, Surrey, England
1255
1255
Age 18
Newington,,Kent,England
1262
1262
Age 25
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
1265
1265
Age 28
1267
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Warwick, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
1271
1271
Age 34
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
1272
1272
Age 35
Elmley Castle, Elmley, Worcestershire, England
1272
Age 35
1274
1274
Age 37
Warwick, Warwickshire, , England
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1276
Age 39
Warwick, Warwickshire, , England