BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN "LACKLAND" I KING ENGLAND 1166-1216

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 4G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 24 Dec 1166 John "Lackland" I King England was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (33) and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (44)

Around 1168 John "Lackland" I King England (1) was sent to live in Fontevraud Abbey to be trained for the Church.

On 29 Aug 1189 John "Lackland" I King England (22) and Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester (16) were married at Marlborough Castle

On 29 Aug 1189 John "Lackland" I King England (22) by marriage 3rd Earl Gloucester (1C 1121)

Before 1190 John "Lackland" I King England natural Adela Plantagenet

Around 1190 Richard Fitzroy was born to John "Lackland" I King England (23) and Adela Plantagenet

Around 1191 Joan Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England (24) and Adela Plantagenet

Before 06 Apr 1199 John "Lackland" I King England had his marriage to Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester annulled dut to consanuinity but more likely because John's new status mean't he had better prospects.

On 06 Apr 1199 John "Lackland" I King England (32) succeeded I King England: Plantagenet Angevin

On 27 May 1199 John "Lackland" I King England (32) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Hubert Archbishop Canterbury (39) at Westminster Abbey [Coronation of King John].

On 24 Aug 1200 John "Lackland" I King England (33) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (12) were married at Angouleme

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 (19) which was besieging John's mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (80) 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].

On 01 Oct 1207 Henry III King England was born to John "Lackland" I King England (40) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (19) at Winchester Castle

In 1208 Gwenwynwyn ap Owain Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn (31) arrested by John "Lackland" I King England (41)

On 05 Jan 1209 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall was born to John "Lackland" I King England (42) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (21)

On 22 Jul 1210 Joan Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England (43) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (22)

In 1214 Isabella Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England (47) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (26)

In 1215 Eleanor Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England (48) and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England (27) at Gloucester

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, 4th Earl Hertford (35) , William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke (25) , William Mowbray 6th Baron Thirsk, 4th 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, 8th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Lacy (23) , William Dalbini, Geoffrey Mandeville 2nd Earl Essex (24) , 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 (60) signed as surety the Magna Carta. Ranulf de Blondeville Gernon 6th Earl Chester, 1st Earl Lincoln (45) witnessed.

After 1216. Monument to John "Lackland" I King England. [Monument to John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 in the Chancel]

On 19 Oct 1216 John "Lackland" I King England (49) died at Newark Castle during the Death of King John. John Monmouth (34) 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) .

After 19 Oct 1216 John "Lackland" I King England was buried at Worcester Cathedral

John "Lackland" I King England visited at Monmouth

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

1G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

2G GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

4G GrandFather: Hugh Anjou

4G GrandMother: Béatrice Unknown

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandFather: Aumary Reginarids

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard Normandy 2nd Count Évreux

4G GrandMother: Godechildis Unknown

1G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

2G GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

3G GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Paula Maine

4G GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

2G GrandMother: Matilda Château-Du-Loir

3G GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Château-Du-Loir

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

1G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

3G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

3G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

2G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

3G GrandMother: Adela Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

1G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

3G GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wessex

3G GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

4G GrandFather: Edmund "Ironside" I King England

4G GrandMother: Ealdgyth Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

1G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

2G GrandFather: [Guy] William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine

3G GrandFather: William "Great" Poitiers V Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Proud Arm" Poitiers IV Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Emma Blois

3G GrandMother: Agnes Ivrea

4G GrandFather: Otto-William Ivrea I Count Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Unknown

2G GrandMother: Hildegarde Burgundy

3G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

1G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

2G GrandFather: William Rouerge Duke Narbonne

3G GrandFather: Pons Rouerge Margrave Provence

3G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

4G GrandFather: Bernard La Marche Count La Marche

2G GrandMother: Emma Mortain

3G GrandFather: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

4G GrandFather: Herluin de Conteville Mortain

4G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

3G GrandMother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

4G GrandFather: Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury

4G GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

1G GrandFather: Aimery Châtellerault Viscount Châtellerault

1G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew Île-Bouchard