BIOGRAPHY OF HUBERT BURGH COUNT MORTAIN, 1ST EARL KENT 1170-1243

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EVENTS

Around 1170 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent was born to Walter Burgh (40) and Alice Unknown at Kent

Before 1202 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent was appointed as Count Mortain (Mortagne), and as Constable Dover Castle, Constable Windsor Castle, Constable Chinon Castle

Before 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent and Beatrice Warenne were married

On 24 Aug 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) commanded the King's forces at Sandwich during the Battle of Sandwich aka Dover. French re-inforcements had left Calais to join with the future Louis "Lion" VIII King France's forces who were in short supply following the Second Battle of Lincoln. Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) 's men routed the French ships. The battle marked the end of Louis "Lion" VIII King France's invasion with the Treaty of Kingston aka Lambeth being signed shortly afterwards.

On Sep 1217 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (47) and Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Earl Gloucester (44) were married

Around 1222 Margaret Burgh was born to Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (52) and Margaret Dunkeld (29) at Kent

On 07 Mar 1226 William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (50) poisoned by Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (56) at Salisbury Castle

In 1227 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (57) was created 1st Earl Kent (4C 1227)

In 1232 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (62) was imprisoned at Devizes Castle

In 1236 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent (66) and Margaret Dunkeld (43) were married

Before 05 May 1243 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent died at Banstead

Before 05 May 1243 Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent was buried at Blackfriars Church

John Burgh was born to Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent and Beatrice Warenne

Hubert Burgh was born to Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Dunkeld

ANCESTRY

Father: Walter Burgh

Mother: Alice Unknown