1230-1259-Henry III

25 Nov 1233 Battle of Monmouth

On 25 Nov 1233 Baldwin Guines III Count Guînes 1200-1244 (33) fought the rebel forces of Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke 1191-1234 (42) at Monmouth during the Battle of Monmouth. John Monmouth 1182-1248 (51) took control of Monmouth following the battle.

01 Apr 1234 Battle of the Curragh (Curragh Plain)

On 01 Apr 1234 the forces loyal to Henry III, commanded by Walter Lacy Lord Meath 1166-1241 (68) , Hugh Lacy 1176-1242 (58) and Maurice Fitzgerald 2nd Lord Offaly 1194-1257 (40) defeated the rebel army of Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke 1191-1234 (43) at Curragh Plain during the Battle of the Curragh. Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke 1191-1234 (43) was wounded, captured, and imprisoned in Kilkenny Castle where he subsequently died two weeks later.

14 Jan 1236 Wedding of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence (Canterbury Cathedral)

On 14 Jan 1236 Henry III King England 1207-1272 (28) and Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 (13) were married at Canterbury Cathedral by Edmund Rich Archbishop Canterbury 1174-1240 (61) [Wedding of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence].

14 Jan 1236 Crowning of Eleanor of Provence (Westminster Abbey)

On 14 Jan 1236 Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291 (13) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey [Crowning of Eleanor of Provence].

22 Jun 1239 Christening of Edward I (Westminster Abbey)

On 22 Jun 1239 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 was christened at Westminster Abbey during the Christening of Edward I with Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex 1204-1275 (35) as godfather. He was named after Edward "Confessor" King England 1003-1066

1240 Synod of Worcester

In 1266 Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester 1191-1266 (74) convened the Synod of Worcester

21 Jul 1242 Battle of Taillebourg

On 21 Jul 1242 the forces of Henry III King England 1207-1272 (34) and Hugh Lusignan XI Count Lusignan, VI Count La Marche, II Count Angoulême 1221-1250 (21) fought against the forces of at Louis IX King France 1214-1270 (28) and his brother Alphonse Capet Count Poitou, II Count Toulose 1220-1271 (21) at Taillebourg during the Battle of Taillebourg. The battle was a decisive victory for the French. Henry thereafter signed a five-year truce with the French.

1145 First Council of Lyon

On 15 Jan 1245 Boniface Savoy Archbishop Canterbury 1217- (28) was consecrated Archbishop Canterbury at Lyon by Pope Innocent IV during the First Council of Lyon.

1248 Seventh Crusade

In 1247 William Longespée 1207-1250 (39) went on pilgrimage. during the Seventh Crusade

In 1248 Alexander Giffard -1262 took part during the Seventh Crusade

In 1249 John Stewart -1249 killed at Damietta during the Seventh Crusade

On 24 Oct 1249 Alphonse Capet Count Poitou, II Count Toulose 1220-1271 (28) arrived at Damietta during the Seventh Crusade

08 Feb 1250 Battle of Mansoura

On 08 Feb 1250 Alexander Giffard -1262 fought at Mansoura during the Battle of Mansoura

On 07 Dec 1250 William Longespée 1207-1250 (42) died at Mansoura during the Battle of Mansoura

After 1262. Monument to Alexander Giffard -1262. Believed to represent Alexander Giffard; possibly his father Hugh Giffard 1195-1246. Early Medieval effigy. Alexander fought on the seventh crusade and may possibly have died at the Battle of Mansoura in 1250. The effigy notable for the Otter at his feet, biting his sword, and for the arms on the shield being those of Giffard: Gules background, Argent differenced with a label five points across the chief indicating the son, possibly grandson, of the current owner of the arms. [Monument to Alexander Giffard -1262]

01 Nov 1254 Wedding of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile (Abbey of Santa Maria la Real de Huelgas)

On 01 Nov 1254 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (15) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 (13) were married at Abbey of Santa Maria la Real de Huelgas [Wedding of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile].

Jun 1255 Battle of Bryn Derwin (Eifionydd)

In Jun 1255 Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw 1233-1282 (22) defeated his brothers Owain "The Red" Aberffraw 1232-1282 (22) and Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales 1238-1283 (16) during the Battle of Bryn Derwin. Owain "The Red" Aberffraw 1232-1282 (22) and Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales 1238-1283 (16) were both imprisoned.