BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD CORNWALL 1ST EARL CORNWALL 1209-1272

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Son John "Lackland" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 2G Grandson Louis "Fat" VI King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 5G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

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)

In 1225 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (15) was created 1st Earl Cornwall (4C 1225)

On 30 Mar 1231 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (22) and Isabel Marshal (30) were married at Fawley

On 31 Jan 1232 John Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (23) and Isabel Marshal (31) at Marlow

On 09 Sep 1233 Isabel Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (24) and Isabel Marshal (32) at Marlow

On 02 Nov 1235 Henry "Almain" Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (26) and Isabel Marshal (35)

On 17 Jan 1240 Nicholas Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (31) and Isabel Marshal (39) at Berkhamstead Castle

On 10 Jun 1240 William Longespée (32) left England in the service of Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (31) with roughly a dozen English barons and several hundred knights.

On 08 Oct 1240 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (31) landed at Acre

On 23 Nov 1243 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (34) and Sanchia Provence Queen Consort Germany (15) were married at Westminster Abbey

On Jul 1246 Unnamed Son Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (37) and Sanchia Provence Queen Consort Germany (18)

On 26 Dec 1249 Edmund "Almain" Cornwall 2nd Earl Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (40) and Sanchia Provence Queen Consort Germany (21)

Around 1252 Richard Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (42) and Joan Valletort at Berkhamstead

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 16 Jun 1269 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (60) and Beatrice Falkenburg were married at Kaiserslautern

On Dec 1271 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (62) stroke

On 02 Apr 1272 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall (63) died at Berkhamstead Castle

After 02 Apr 1272 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall was buried at Hailes Abbey

Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall natural Joan Valletort

Philip Cornwall was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall and Joan Valletort

Walter Plantagenet was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall and Joan Valletort

Isabel Plantagenet was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall and Joan Valletort

Joan Plantagenet was born to Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall and Joan Valletort

ANCESTRY

Father: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

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

2G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

4G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

3G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Adela Capet

2G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

4G GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

4G GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown

3G GrandMother: Margaret Wessex

4G GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

4G GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

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

1G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

2G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

3G GrandFather: [Guy] William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Great" Poitiers V Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Agnes Ivrea

3G GrandMother: Hildegarde Burgundy

4G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

2G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

3G GrandFather: William Rouerge Duke Narbonne

4G GrandFather: Pons Rouerge Margrave Provence

4G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

3G GrandMother: Emma Mortain

4G GrandFather: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

4G GrandMother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

1G GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault

2G GrandFather: Aimery Chatellerault Viscount Châtellerault

2G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew Île-Bouchard

Mother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

1G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

2G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

3G GrandFather: William Angouleme V Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: Fulk Angouleme I Count Angoulême

3G GrandMother: Vitapoy Benauges

2G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

3G GrandFather: Roger "The Poitevin" Montgomery Viscount Hiemois

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

4G GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

3G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

4G GrandFather: Aldebert La Marche II Count La Marche

GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

1G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

2G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

3G GrandFather: Philip "Amorous" I King France

4G GrandFather: Henry I King France

4G GrandMother: Anne Rurik

3G GrandMother: Bertha Countholland

4G GrandFather: Floris Countholland I Count Holland

4G GrandMother: Gertrude Billung

2G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

3G GrandFather: Humbert "Fat" Savoy II Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy II Count Savoy

3G GrandMother: Gisela Ivrea

4G GrandFather: William Ivrea I Count Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ettiennette Unknown

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown