William de Beauchamp (c.1185 - 1236) MP

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Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Occupation: Knt., of Bedford, Bedfordshire
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About William de Beauchamp

William de Beauchamp (1185) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William de Beauchamp (c.1185–1260) was a British judge and High Sheriff. He took part in the 1210 expedition to Ireland and the 1214 expedition to Poitiers before joining the rebellious barons in 1215 at the beginning of the First Barons' War, entertaining them at his seat of Bedford Castle; as such Beauchamp was one of the rebels excommunicated by Pope Innocent III. He was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 20 May 1217 but made his peace with the government; by this point he had already lost Bedford Castle to Falkes de Breauté in 1215, leading to an odd situation; Breauté was granted the castle, while Beauchamp held the barony. When Breaté fell from power Bedford Castle was sieged and partially destroyed on royal orders, but Beauchamp was granted licence to build a residence within its Bailey. He was part of a royal expedition ambushed by Richard Marshal in 1233, and was appointed a Baron of the Exchequer in 1234 and 1237. Between 1234 and 1237 he also served as High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, and when Eleanor of Provence was crowned queen in 1236 he served as an Almoner. He died in 1260, leaving a son, also called William. [1]

Sir William de Beauchamp, Lord of Bedford, b abt 1189, Essex, England, d 1260. He md Ida Longespee abt 1232, daughter of Sir William I Longespee and Ela Fitz Patrick of Salisbury.

Children of William de Beauchamp and Ida Longespee were: Maud de Beauchamp b abt 1234, d bef Apr 1273. She md Roger de Mowbray abt 1247, son of William de Mowbray and Avice. Ela de Beauchamp b abt 1240, Essex, England, d 1266. She md Baldwin Wake abt 1254, son of Hugh Wake and Joan de Stuteville. Beatrice de Beauchamp b abt 1245, prob Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, d 1280-1281. She md Sir Thomas Fitz Otho bef 1264. Their daughter, Maud/Matilda Fitz Thomas md Sir John de Botetourte abt 1284.

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William de Beauchamp's Timeline

1185
1185
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
1230
1230
Age 45
Essex, England
1232
1232
Age 47
Essex, UK
1232
Age 47
Elmley Castle,Worcestershire,England
1234
1234
Age 49
Essex, England
1236
April 11, 1236
Age 51
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
1236
Age 51
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
1240
1240
Age 51
Of, , Essex, England
1960
November 12, 1960
Age 51
1961
January 12, 1961
Age 51