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Sir Ellis Hicks

Also Known As: "Sir Knight Ellis Hicks"
Birthplace: Tortworth, Gloucestershire, , England
Death: Tortworth, Gloucestershire, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Michael Hicks, Knight
Father of thomas hicks and John Hicks

Occupation: Knight, 13th Century Military
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About Sir Ellis Hicks, Knight

Hicks have learned to know to be Sir Ellis, who fought

long ago under the Black Prince's banner on the sloping

land in Ponthieu, with the windmill on the hill behind

him and the French host in front. From the vantage

ground between the windmill walls the English king

watched the battle and his son's hard passage of arms

serenely, for he could see that all went well. Perhaps

he could see quite plainly, too, Ellis Hicks' great deed

and the desperation of the " energy " which made him

possessor of French banners. We are to believe that

when the battle was over Ellis Hicks was knighted

there and then, kneeling on the ground in the shade

of the windmill sails

Ellis Hicks was born in 1315 in England. Nothing is currently known about his childhood. Sir Knight Ellis Hicks was knighted on the battlefield of Poiters, France on 9-9-1356 by Edward the Black Prince for bravery in capturing a set of colors from the French. He died in 1390 when he was 75 years old.

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Sir Ellis Hicks, Knight's Timeline

Tortworth, Gloucestershire, , England
Age 30
Age 60
Tortworth, Gloucestershire, , England
Age 75
Tortworth, Gloucestershire, , England