BIOGRAPHY OF ROGER MORTIMER 1ST BARON MORTIMER WIGMORE 1231-1282

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: MORTIMER

Descent English Royalty: 1G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1231 Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore was born to Ralph Mortimer (40) and Gwladus verch Llewelyn "Dark Eyed" Aberffraw (36)

In 1247 Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (16) and Maud Braose (23) were married

In 1251 Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (20) and Maud Braose (27)

Around 1256 Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Chirk was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (25) and Maud Braose (32)

Before 1258 Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore was created 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore

On 04 Aug 1265 the army loyal to Henry III King England (57) , led by his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England (26) , supported by Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (21) , Warin Basingburne and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield (33) defeated the rebel army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (57) . Roger Leybourne (50) fought and reputedly saved the King's life. Adam Mohaut rescued the King. The rebels Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (57) and his son Henry Montfort (26) were killed. Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer (41) was killed by Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (34) . The rebels Simon Beauchamp (31) , Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton (23) , William Devereux (46) , Hugh Troyes, Richard Trussel, Peter Montfort (60) , William Mandeville, William Crepping, William Birmingham, Guy Balliol and Thomas Astley (50) were killed. Henry Hastings (30) , Humphrey Bohun (40) , Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave (27) , John Vesci, John Fitzjohn and Guy Montfort Count Nola (21) were captured. [Battle of Evesham]

On 30 Oct 1282 Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (51) died

Ralph Mortimer was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore and Maud Braose

Isabella Mortimer was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore and Maud Braose

Margaret Mortimer was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore and Maud Braose

Geoffrey Mortimer was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore and Maud Braose

William Mortimer was born to Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore and Maud Braose

ANCESTRY

Father: Ralph Mortimer

GrandFather: Roger Mortimer

1G GrandFather: Hugh Mortimer

2G GrandFather: Hugh Mortimer

3G GrandFather: Ranulph Mortimer

1G GrandMother: Matilda Gernon

2G GrandFather: William le Meschin Gernon

3G GrandFather: Ranulf de Briquessart Gernon Viscount Bessin

3G GrandMother: Margaret Avranches

4G GrandFather: Richard Avranches Viscount Avranches

4G GrandMother: Emma Mortain

2G GrandMother: Cecily Rumily

3G GrandFather: Robert Rumily

GrandMother: Isabel Ferrers

1G GrandFather: Walchelin Ferrers

2G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers

4G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers

4G GrandMother: Bertha Aigle

Mother: Gwladus verch Llewelyn "Dark Eyed" Aberffraw (Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandFather: Llewellyn "The Great" Aberffraw

1G GrandFather: Iorwerth "Drwyndwn aka Flat Nosed" Aberffraw

2G GrandFather: Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

3G GrandFather: Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

4G GrandFather: Cynan ab Iago King Gwynedd

4G GrandMother: Ragnaillt Unknown

3G GrandMother: Angharad Unknown

4G GrandFather: Owain ab Edwin Unknown

2G GrandMother: Gwladus Unknown

3G GrandFather: Llywarch Unknown

1G GrandMother: Marared ferch Madog Mathrafal

2G GrandFather: Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys

3G GrandFather: Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

4G GrandFather: Bleddyn ap Cynfyn King Gwynedd, King Powys

2G GrandMother: Susanna Aberffraw

3G GrandFather: Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

4G GrandFather: Cynan ab Iago King Gwynedd

4G GrandMother: Ragnaillt Unknown

3G GrandMother: Angharad Unknown

4G GrandFather: Owain ab Edwin Unknown

GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet (Daughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

3G GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault

4G GrandFather: Aimery Chatellerault Viscount Châtellerault

4G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

1G GrandMother: Adela Plantagenet

2G GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

2G GrandMother: Isabella Warenne 4th Countess Surrey

3G GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandMother: Adela Montgomery

4G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu

4G GrandMother: Helie Burgundy