Richard FitzSimon de Montfort

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Richard FitzSimon de Montfort

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Birthplace: Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Montargis, Loiret, Centre, France
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Son of Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester and Eleanor of Leicester, Countess of Pembroke & Leicester
Husband of Rose de Montfort and Isabell
Father of William de Mountford
Brother of Henry de Montfort; Bran de Montfort; Simon Montfort, VI; Peter de Montfort; Guy de Montfort, conte di Soana e Nola and 4 others
Half brother of Isabel de Montfort

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About Richard FitzSimon de Montfort

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Richard FitzSimon, KG, depicted in the Bruges Garter Book, c.1430 Arms of FitzSimon: Argent, three inescutcheons gules

Sir Richard Fitz-Simon KG, of Pensthorpe, Bawsey, and Glosthorpe (in Bawsey), Norfolk, Letheringham, Suffolk, etc., Founder member and 15th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1348. He married before Hilary term 1345 (date of lawsuit) Ada Botetourt, widow of Sir John de Saint Philibert [see Year Books of Edward III: Years XVIII–XIX 12 (Rolls Ser. 31b) (1905): 438–443; Court of Common Pleas, CP40/341, image 157d (available at http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/E3/CP40no341/bCP40no341dorses/IMG_0157.htm)]. They had no issue.

Richard's wife Ada Botetourt was the daughter of Sir John Botetourt, 1st Lord Botetourt, by his wife, Maud, daughter of Sir Thomas Fitz Otes and great-granddaughter of William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury the son of Henry II of England[1]

Sir Richard Fitz Simon died about 1349. References

   Elias Ashmole: Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. 1672.
   Complete Peerage (1st Edition).
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Richard FitzSimon de Montfort's Timeline

1249
1249
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
1275
1275
Age 26
Warwickshire, , England
1276
1276
Age 27
Coughton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
1281
1281
Age 32
Montargis, Loiret, Centre, France
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