Gilbert de Gaunt, Earl of Lincoln

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Gilbert de Gaunt, Earl of Lincoln

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England
Death: January 22, 1242 (62)
Folkingham,,Lincolnshire,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert de Gant, Lord of Folkingham and Alice Paynel
Husband of Alice de Albinaco
Father of Juliana d'Armenters; Gilbert de Gaunt, MP; Adame de Gaunt and Henry de Gaunt
Brother of Avice Gant

Occupation: Earl of Lincoln
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About Gilbert de Gaunt, Earl of Lincoln

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Supported barons against King John. constituted Earl of Lincoln by King Louis of France.

Gilbert de Gant, then in minority at the death of his father about 1193, and in ward to William de Stutevill. In the last year of King John's reign [1216], this Gilbert adhering to the barons, was constituted Earl of Lincoln, by Lewis of France, at that time in London, and at the head of the baronial party, and was despatched into Nottinghamshire to oppose the royalists. Shortly after which, assisted by Robert de Ropesle, he reduced the city of Lincoln, but at the subsequent battle, the baronial force being totally broken, he was taken prisoner and never after assumed the title of Earl of Lincoln, which dignity was then conferred upon Randall de Meschines, surnamed Blundaville, Earl of Chester. This ex-earl d. in 1241, leaving issue, Gilbert and Julian. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 227, Gant, Earls of Lincoln]

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Gilbert de Gaunt, Earl of Lincoln's Timeline

1180
1180
Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England
1198
1198
Age 18
Folkingham,Bourne,Lincolnshire,England
1202
1202
Age 22
Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England
1208
1208
Age 28
Folkingham, Lincolnshire, UK
1212
1212
Age 32
Lincolnshire, England
1242
January 22, 1242
Age 62
Folkingham,,Lincolnshire,England
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