BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN WARENNE 6TH EARL SURREY 1231-1304

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

In 1231 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey was born to William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey and Maud Marshal (37)

On 27 May 1240 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (9) succeeded 6th Earl Surrey (1C 1088)

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester (56) including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (20) , Henry Hastings (29) and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave (26) defeated the army of Henry III King England (56) during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes. Henry III King England (56) , his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England (24) , Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex (60) , Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (55) , John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch (44) and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield (32) were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (33) , John Balliol (56) , Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale (49) , Roger Leybourne (49) and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke fought for the King. Guy Lusignan was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin (44) drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester (72) was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

On 15 May 1266 Henry "Almain" Cornwall (30) and John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (35) fought for the King at Chesterfield during the Battle of Chesterfield. Henry Hastings (31) , John Clinton, Roger Mandeville, John Eyvil, Baldwin Wake (28) all fought on the rebel side. The rebel Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby (27) was captured.

On 27 Apr 1296 Battle of Dunbar was fought between John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (65) and John "Empty Coat" I King Scotland (47) , his son in law. John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl (30) and John Comyn 3rd Earl Buchan were captured. The English routed the disorganised Scots in a single charge. Few died; many were captured. [Dunbar].

On 11 Sep 1297 the combined forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the forces of John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (66) near Stirling Bridge during the Battle of Stirling Bridge. After around half the English had crossed the narrow bridge the Scots attacked subjecting the English to a significant defeat.

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship. The letter was never sent. Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton, John Moels 1st Baron Moels, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford, Walter Beauchamp, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg [Baron's Letter to the Pope].

On 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (73) died at Kennington

After 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey was buried at Lewes Priory

John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan were married

Eleanor Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan

Isabella Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan

William Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan

ANCESTRY

Father: William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey

GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey

1G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

2G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

3G GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

3G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

4G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

2G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

4G GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

4G GrandMother: Paula Maine

3G GrandMother: Matilda Chateau-Du-Loir

4G GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Chateau-Du-Loir

1G GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

GrandMother: Isabella Warenne 4th Countess Surrey

1G GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey

2G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

3G GrandFather: William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: Ralph Warenne

3G GrandMother: Gundred Unknown

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet

4G GrandFather: Henry I King France

4G GrandMother: Anne Rurik

3G GrandMother: Adelaide Vermandois I Count Vermandois

4G GrandFather: Herbert Vermandois IV Count Vermandois

4G GrandMother: Adela Valois

1G GrandMother: Adela Montgomery

2G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu

3G GrandFather: Robert II Bellême 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury

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

4G GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

3G GrandMother: Agnes Ponthieu I Count Ponthieu

4G GrandFather: Guy Ponthieu Bishop Amiens, I Count Ponthieu

2G GrandMother: Helie Burgundy

3G GrandFather: Odo "Red" Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

4G GrandFather: Henry "Gallant" Burgundy

3G GrandMother: Sybilla Ivrea

4G GrandFather: William Ivrea I Count Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ettiennette Unknown

Mother: Maud Marshal

GrandFather: William Marshal

1G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

1G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

2G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

3G GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne

2G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

1G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

2G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

4G GrandFather: Richard Clare

4G GrandMother: Rohese Giffard

3G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

2G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

4G GrandFather: Roger "Bearded" Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandMother: Adeline Meulan

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Vermandois I Count Vermandois

1G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough

2G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough