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Maud de Vere (de Badlesmere), Countess of Oxford

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Birthplace: Castle Badlesmere, Kent, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, Baron; Bartholomew De Baddlesmere and Margaret de Clare, Baroness of Badlesmere
Wife of John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford and Robert Fitz Payn
Mother of Sir John de Vere; Thomas de Vere, 8th Earl of Oxford; Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford; Elizabeth de Vere; Robert de Vere and 2 others
Sister of Margery de Badlesmere, Baroness de Ros; Ralph Badlesmere; Elizabeth de Badlesmere, Countess of Northampton; Baron Giles de Badlesmere and Margaret de Badlesmere
Half sister of Joane de Eland

Occupation: Countess of Oxford
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About Maud de Vere (de Badlesmere), Countess of Oxford

MARGARET/MAUD DID NOT MARRY WILLIAM DE ROS, JOHN TIBETOT OR RICHARD SERGEAUX. MAUD WHO MARRIED ROBERT FITZPAYN & JOHN DE VERE.

HER SISTER MARGERY MARRIED WILLIAM DE ROS, ALSO THOMAS ARUNDEL & JOHN AVENAL.

ANOTHER SISTER MARGARET WHO MARRIED JOHN TIBETOT/TIPTOFT.

Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford

(1310- 24 May 1366), was an English noblewoman, and the wife of John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford. She, along with her three sisters, was a co-heiress of her only brother Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere who had no male issue.

Family

Maud was born at Castle Badlesmere, Kent, England in 1310, the second eldest daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere and Margaret de Clare. She had three sisters, Margery, Elizabeth, and Margaret; all of whom eventually married and had issue.

She had one brother, Giles.

Her paternal grandparents were Guncelin de Badlesmere and Joan FitzBernard. Her maternal grandparents were Thomas de Clare, Lord of Thomond and Juliana FitzGerald of Offaly.

On 14 April 1322, when she was twelve years of age, Maud's father was hanged for treason by orders of King Edward II, following his rebellion and subsequent capture after the Battle of Boroughbridge. Her mother had been arrested the previous October for refusing Queen Isabella admittance to Leeds Castle where Lord Badlesmere held the post of castellan.[1] Maud's mother, Lady Badlesmere, remained imprisoned in the Tower of London until 3 November 1322.[2] Her brother Giles obtained a reversal of their father's attainder in 1328, and he succeeded to the barony as 2nd Baron Badlesmere. Maud, along with her three sisters, was Giles's co-heiress, as he had married but fathered no sons by his wife, Elizabeth Montagu.

Marriages and children

On an unknown date, Maud married her first husband Robert FitzPayn, but the marriage was childless. After his death, she married sometime before March 1335 her second husband, John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford. Upon her marriage, Maud assumed the title Countess of Oxford. John was a captain in King Edward III's army, and as such participated in the Battle of Crécy and the Battle of Poitiers.

The marriage produced seven children:[3]

John de Vere (December 1335- before 23 June 1350), married Elizabeth de Courtney as her first husband.

Thomas de Vere, 8th Earl of Oxford (1336- 18 September 1371), married Maud de Ufford, by whom he had a son Robert de Vere, 9th Earl of Oxford

Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford (1338- 15 February 1400), married Alice FitzWalter, by whom he had three children, including Richard de Vere, 11th Earl of Oxford

Robert de Vere (died 1360)

Elizabeth de Vere (died 23 September 1375), married firstly in 1341 Sir Hugh de Courtney, by whom she had one son, Hugh de Courtney, Lord Courtney; she married secondly John de Mowbray, 3rd Lord Mowbray; she married thirdly on 18 January 1369 Sir William Costyn

Margaret de Vere (died 15 June 1398), married firstly Henry de Beaumont, 3rd Lord Beaumont (4 April 1340- 17 June 1369), the son of John de Beaumont, 2nd Lord Beaumont and Eleanor of Lancaster, by whom she had issue; she married secondly Sir Nicholas de Lovain of Penhurst; she married thirdly after 1375 Sir John Devereux, by whom she had issue.

Maud de Vere

In May 1338, Maud's brother Giles died without leaving male issue. A considerable portion of the Badlesmere estates was inherited by Maud and her husband.

Maud died at the de Vere family mansion Hall Place in Earl's Colne, Essex on 24 May 1366 at the age of fifty-six years. She was buried in Colne Priory. Her husband had died in 1360.

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Maud Badlesmere [b. 1310, widow of Robert Fitzpayne], second sister and coheir of Giles, lord Badlesmere (d. 1338) of Badlesmere in Kent married in 1336 John de Vere.

The couple had had four sons and one daughter:

1. Margaret or Maud.

2. Thomas (1337-1371), the 8th Earl of Oxford, Aubrey, who became 10th EO in 1393, and

3. John predeceased his father.

4. Robert, who predeceased his father.

By EO7's marriage, the title of Lord Badlesmere was added to the honorific employed by all later Earls of Oxford. His son Thomas succeeded him.

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John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford

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In 1336 he married Maud, who was the second of the four daughters and coheir of Giles, Lord Badlesmere, of Badlesmere in Kent.

Maud de Vere died in 1366. The couple had four sons and two daughters. The eldest son, John, married the daughter of Hugh Courtenay, Earl of Devon, but died before his father, in 1350. Also another son, Robert, died in his father's lifetime. The oldest remaining son was then Thomas, born around 1336–7, who succeeded his father in 1360. Thomas's son Robert succeeded at his father's death, but with Robert's forfeiture in 1392, the earldom was given to Robert's uncle Aubrey – the seventh earl's fourth son. The eldest daughter, Margaret, married three times, while of the second, Matilda, little is known.

Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere

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Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere (18 October 1314 – May 1338) was an English nobleman, the son and heir of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere by Margaret de Clare of Inchinquin and Youghal.

In 1328, he obtained a reversal of his father's attainder and inherited his barony. However, he died young in 1338, and the barony of Badlesmere became abeyant. His coheirs were his four sisters:

Margery de Badlesmere, married William de Ros, 3rd Baron de Ros, then Thomas de Arundel

Maud de Badlesmere, married John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford

Elizabeth de Badlesmere, married Sir Edmund Mortimer, then William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton

Margaret de Badlesmere, married John Tiptoft, 2nd Baron Tibetot

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Maud de Badlesmere1

F, #11709, b. circa 1310, d. 1366

Last Edited=14 May 2006

    Maud de Badlesmere was born circa 1310.1 She was the daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere and Margaret de Clare.1 She married John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford, son of Sir Alphonsus de Vere and Jane Foliot, circa 1336. She died in 1366.1
    Her married name became de Vere.

Children of Maud de Badlesmere and John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford

Elizabeth de Vere+ d. 23 Sep 1375

John de Vere

Margaret de Vere+ d. 15 Jun 13982

John de Vere b. c 1335, d. c 1350

Thomas de Vere, 8th Earl of Oxford+ b. c 1336, d. 18 Sep 1371

Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford+ b. c 1338, d. 15 Feb 1417

Citations

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 373. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 61. -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maud_de_Badlesmere,_Countess_of_Oxford

Maud was born at Castle Badlesmere, Kent, England in 1310, the second eldest daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere and Margaret de Clare. She had three sisters, Margery, Elizabeth, and Margaret; all of whom eventually married and had issue. She had one brother, Giles.

Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford (1310 – 24 May 1366) was an English noblewoman, and the wife of John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford. She, along with her three sisters, was a co-heiress of her only brother Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere who had no male issue.

At the age of 11 she was imprisoned in the Tower of London along with her mother, Margaret de Clare, Baroness Badlesmere and her four siblings, after the former refused Queen consort Isabella admittance to Leeds Castle and ordered an assault upon her when she attempted entry.

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Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford's Timeline

1304
1304
1310
1310
Castle Badlesmere, Kent, England, (Present UK)
1335
December 1335
Age 25
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
1336
March 27, 1336
Age 26
1336
Age 26
Barony Badlesmere, Kent, England
1340
1340
Age 30
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
1341
1341
Age 31
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1342
1342
Age 32
Abt. 1342
1344
1344
Age 34
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
1366
May 24, 1366
Age 56
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, (Present UK)