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The 25 Sureties of Magna Carta, June 15th, 1215. (800 year celebration)

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List of participants in 1215


Barons, Bishops and Abbots who were party to Magna Carta.


Barons – surety for the enforcement of Magna Carta

Bishops – witnesses

Abbots – witnesses

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baronial_Order_of_Magna_Charta

1 William d'Aubigny, Lord of Belvoir Castle Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church the Abbot of St Edmunds

2 Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk and Suffolk Henry de Loundres, Archbishop of Dublin the Abbot of St Albans

3 Hugh Bigod, Heir to the Earldoms of Norfolk and Suffolk William of Sainte-Mère-Église, Bishop of London the Abbot of Bello

4 Henry de Bohun, Earl of Hereford Jocelin of Wells, Bishop of Bath and Wells the Abbot of St Augustine's in Canterbury

5 Richard de Clare, Earl of Hertford Peter des Roches, Bishop of Winchester the Abbot of Evesham

6 Gilbert de Clare, heir to the earldom of Hertford Hugh de Wells, Bishop of Lincoln the Abbot of Westminster

7 John FitzRobert Clavering, Lord of Warkworth Castle Herbert Poore (aka "Robert"), Bishop of Salisbury the Abbot of Peterborough

8 Robert Fitzwalter, Lord of Dunmow Castle Benedict of Sausetun, Bishop of Rochester the Abbot of Reading

9 William de Fortibus, Earl of Albemarle Walter de Gray, Bishop of Worcester the Abbot of Abingdon

10 William Hardel, **Mayor of the City of London Geoffrey de Burgo, Bishop of Ely the Abbot of Malmesbury Abbey

11 William de Huntingfield, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk Hugh de Mapenor, Bishop of Hereford the Abbot of Winchcomb

12 John de Lacy, Lord of Pontefract Castle


Richard Poore, Bishop of Chichester (brother of Herbert/Robert) the Abbot of Hyde

13 William de Lanvallei, Lord of Walkern and Standway Castle the Abbot of Chertsey

14 William Malet, Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset the Abbot of Sherborne

15 Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of Essex and Gloucester the Abbot of Cerne

16 William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke the Abbot of Abbotebir

17 Roger de Montbegon, Lord of Hornby Castle, Lancashire the Abbot of Middleton

18 Richard de Montfichet, Baron the Abbot of Selby

19 William de Mowbray, Lord of Axholme Castle the Abbot of Cirencester

20 Richard de Percy, Baron the Abbot of Hartstary

21 Saire/Saher de Quincy, Earl of Winchester

22 Robert de Roos, Lord of Hamlake Castle

23 Geoffrey de Saye, Baron

24 Robert de Vere, heir to the earldom of Oxford

25 Eustace de Vesci, Lord of Alnwick Castle