1202 Battle of Mirebeau

On 01 Aug 1202 John "Lackland" I King England (35) defeated the army of his nephew Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany (15) and Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche which was besieging John's mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England at Mirebeau Castle. John "Lackland" I King England (35) took Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany (15) 's army by surprise capturing most. Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany (15) and, probably, his sister Eleanor Plantagenet (18) , both of whom arguably had better claims to the throne than John "Lackland" I King England (35) were captured. [Battle of Mirebeau].

01 Apr 1204 Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Fontevraud Abbey)

On 01 Apr 1204 Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England died Fontevraud Abbey. [Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine]

30 May 1213 Battle of Damme

On 30 May 1213 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (37) accidentally encountered a large French fleet. The French crews were mostly ashore. The English captured around 300 ships at anchor, burning a further 100 ships. The battle resulted in a period of peace in England with France being unable to invade, as well as generating significant wealth for England [Battle of Damme].

27 Jul 1214 Battle of Bouvines

On 27 Jul 1214 The last battle of the Anglo-French War of 1213-1214. Philip Augustus II King France's army defeated the combined forces of England, Flanders and the Holy Roman Empire. Thomas St Valery fought at Bouvines during the Battle of Bouvines

15 Jun 1215 Magna Carta (Runnymede)

On 15 Jun 1215 John "Lackland" I King England (48) met with his Baron's at Runnymede where he agreed to the terms of the Magna Carta which attempted to reduce the King's authority through political reform. Roger Bigod 2nd Earl Norfolk (71) , his son Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk (33) , Henry Bohun 1st Earl Hereford (39) , Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford (62) , his son Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, Earl Hertford (35) , William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke (25) , William Mowbray 6th Baron Thirsk, Baron Mowbray (42) , Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester (45) , Robert Ros (43) , Richard Percy 5th Baron Percy Topcliffe (45) , Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford (50) , Eustace Vesci (46) , John Fitzrobert Baron Warkworth (25) , John Lacy 8th Baron Bowland, Baron Halton, Baron Lacy (23) , William Dalbini, Geoffrey Mandeville 2nd Earl Essex, Robert Fitzwalter, William Forz 3rd Earl Albermarle aka Aumale, William Hardell Lord Mayor, William Huntingfield, William Llanvallei, William Malet 1st Baron Curry Mallet, Roger Montbegon, Richard Montfichet, Geoffrey Saye signed as surety the Magna Carta. Ranulf de Blondeville Gernon 6th Earl Chester, 1st Earl Lincoln (45) witnessed.

19 Oct 1216 Death of King John (Newark Castle)

On 19 Oct 1216 John "Lackland" I King England (49) died at Newark Castle during the Death of King John. John Monmouth was present. On his deathbed, John appointed a council of thirteen executors to help Henry reclaim the kingdom, and requested that his son be placed into the guardianship of William Marshal (70) .

28 Oct 1216 Gloucester Coronation of Henry III (Gloucester Cathedral)

On 28 Oct 1216 Henry III King England (9) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Gloucester Cathedral during the Gloucester Coronation of Henry III at which Cardinal Guala Bicchieri presided, Sylvester Unknown Bishop Worcester and Simon Unknown Bishop Exeter anointed the King. The coronation took place in Gloucester since London was at the time held by rebels. John Monmouth was present.

On 17 May 1220 Henry III King England (12) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey during the Westminster Coronation of Henry III since the Pope didn't consider the earlier Gloucester Coronation of Henry III to have been performed correctly. Stephen Langton Archbishop Canterbury presided.

First Baron's War

Before 20 May 1217 Siege of Mountsorrel Castle

In 1207 William Cantilupe Baron was present at the Siege of Mountsorrel Castle [Mountsorrel Castle]

20 May 1217 Second Battle of Lincoln

In 1207 William Cantilupe Baron was present at the Second Battle of Lincoln

On 20 May 1217 William Marshal (71) and Ranulf de Blondeville Gernon 6th Earl Chester, 1st Earl Lincoln (47) fought at Lincoln during the Second Battle of Lincoln. Rebels William Mowbray 6th Baron Thirsk, Baron Mowbray (44) and William Ros (17) were captured. William Dalbini fought for the rebels. Thomas Châteaudun I Count Perche died fighting for the rebels.

On 24 Aug 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) commanded the King's forces at Sandwich during the Battle of Sandwich aka Dover. French re-inforcements had left Calais to join with the future Louis "Lion" VIII King France's forces who were in short supply following the Second Battle of Lincoln. Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) 's men routed the French ships. The battle marked the end of Louis "Lion" VIII King France's invasion with the Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth being signed shortly afterwards.

24 Aug 1217 Battle of Sandwich aka Dover

On 24 Aug 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) commanded the King's forces at Sandwich during the Battle of Sandwich aka Dover. French re-inforcements had left Calais to join with the future Louis "Lion" VIII King France's forces who were in short supply following the Second Battle of Lincoln. Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) 's men routed the French ships. The battle marked the end of Louis "Lion" VIII King France's invasion with the Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth being signed shortly afterwards.

Sep 1217 Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth

On 24 Aug 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) commanded the King's forces at Sandwich during the Battle of Sandwich aka Dover. French re-inforcements had left Calais to join with the future Louis "Lion" VIII King France's forces who were in short supply following the Second Battle of Lincoln. Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) 's men routed the French ships. The battle marked the end of Louis "Lion" VIII King France's invasion with the Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth being signed shortly afterwards.

In Sep 1217 Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth was agreed by Louis "Lion" VIII King France in which he renounced his claim to the English throne, gave an amnesty to English rebels and aknowledged the Channel Islands as being part of the Kingdom of England.

17 May 1220 Westminster Coronation of Henry III (Westminster Abbey)

On 17 May 1220 Henry III King England (12) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey during the Westminster Coronation of Henry III since the Pope didn't consider the earlier Gloucester Coronation of Henry III to have been performed correctly. Stephen Langton Archbishop Canterbury presided.