Sir Maurice de Berkeley, Knight

Male 1218 - 1281  (63 years)


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  • Name Maurice de Berkeley 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight 
    Born 4 Apr 1218  Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Berkeley Castle (historically sometimes spelt Berkley Castle) is a castle in the town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, UK (grid reference ST685989). The castle's origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building.

      View images, history & map ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Castle
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Apr 1281  Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried St. Augustine's Abbey, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I46245  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2017 

    Father Thomas Berkeley,   b. ~ 1167, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1243, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Joan Somery,   b. ~1191,   d. 22 May 1276, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married ~1217  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F17250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel FitzRoy,   b. (~ 1218), (Kent, England) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1276 
    Married 0___ 1247  (Kent, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. Thomas de Berkeley, Knight, 1st Baron Berkeley,   b. 23 Jul 1245, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1321, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F16926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1218 - Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1247 - (Kent, England) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 1281 - Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Augustine's Abbey, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      For others called Maurice de Berkeley, see Maurice Berkeley (disambiguation).

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 5th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres,[1][2] sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

      References

      Jump up ^ Turner 1929.
      Jump up ^ Cassidy 2011.
      Sources
      Cassidy, Richard (2011). "Rose of Dover (d.1261), Richard of Chilham and an Inheritance in Kent" (PDF). Archaeologia Cantiana. 131.
      Turner, G.J. (1929). "Notes for Richard fitz Roy". The Genealogist. XXII.

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    • Maurice de Berkeley
      Also Known As: "Maurice (the Resolute) de /Berkeley/", "Maurice Berkeley Lord of Berkeley", ""THE RESOLUTE""
      Birthdate: April 4, 1218
      Birthplace: Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
      Death: Died April 4, 1281 in Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
      Place of Burial: Bristol, Gloucester, England
      Immediate Family:
      Son of Thomas Fizharding de Berkeley and Joan de Berkeley
      Husband of Isabel "de Crouin" de Berkeley, Baroness Berkeley
      Father of Maurice de Berkeley; John de Berkeley, 1st Baron Marmion; Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley; Robert de Berkeley; Simon de Berkeley and 3 others
      Brother of Walter de Berkeley, Lord of Redcastle; Isabel Berkeley; Thomas de Berkeley, Jr; Henry de Berkeley; Richard Berkeley and 4 others
      Occupation: Lord Berkeley, Lord of Berkeley, 5th baron by tenure. With the barons against Henry III
      Managed by: Private User
      Last Updated: December 31, 2016

      About Sir Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley
      Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley - was born about 1218, lived in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and died on 4 Apr 1281 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and was buried in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England . He was the son of Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery.

      Maurice married Isabella de Chilham about 1242. Isabella was born about 1218, lived in Chilham Castle, Kent, England. She was the daughter of Richard Fitzroy and Rohsia (Rose) de Dover. She died on 7 Jul 1276/1277 and was buried in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England .

      Children: (Quick Family Chart)

      i. Thomas "The Wise" de Berkeley was born in 1245 in Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England and died on 7 Jul 1321 in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England .

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      Maurice de Berkeley

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

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      Children of Sir Maurice de Berkeley and Isabel FitzRoy

      1.Robert de Berkeley

      2.Lora de Berkeley

      3.John de Berkeley, 1st Baron Marmion+ d. b 7 May 1322

      4.Maurice de Berkeley1 b. b 1245, d. 1279

      5.Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Lord Berkeley+1 b. 1245, d. 23 Jul 1321

      Citations

      1.G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 127. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

      source: thepeerage.com

      Maurice "The Resolute" de BERKELEY Lord of Berkeley (1218-1281) [Pedigree]

      Son of Thomas "The Observer" de BERKELEY Lord of Berkeley (1170-1243) and Joan de SOMERY (1191-1276)

      b. 1218
      d. 4 Apr 1281
      b. ABT 1218, Berkeley, Gloucester, Eng.
      d. 4 Apr 1281
      Married Isabel (-1276)

      Children:

      1. Thomas de BERKELEY 2nd? Lord Berkeley (-1321) m. Joan de FERRERS (1255-1309) .
      Sources:

      1. "Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came

      to America before 1700",
      Frederick Lewis Weis, 1992, seventh edition.
      The earlier editions were called: "Ancestral roots of
      sixty colonists who came to New England 1623-1650"
      2. "The Complete Peerage", Cokayne.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_de_Berkeley

      Maurice de Berkeley

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      For the 2nd Baron Berkeley, see Maurice de Berkeley, 2nd Baron Berkeley.

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

      Maurice II, Lord of Berkeley, attended the wars with France and afterward with North Wales. He was knighted before 1242.

      He married Isabel FitzRoy, daughter of Richard fitz Roy and Rohese of Dover, before 12 July 1247 in England.

      Maurice did homage and had livery of his father's lands on 14 December 1243. He was feudal Lord of Berkeley at Gloucestershire between 14 December 1243 and 4 April 1281.

      Maurice joined the Barons against the King in 1264.

      He was present at the award of Kenilworth in 1267.

      Maurice died on 4 April 1281 at the age of 63, "being his great clymactericoll yeare." His estate was probated on 5 April 1281.

      See "My Lines"

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p403.htm#i23354 )

      from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

      Sir Maurice II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley was born 1218 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 4 Apr 1281 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. Maurice married Isabel de DOVER on 1242 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

      Isabel de DOVER was born 1220 in Chilham, Kent, England. She died 7 Jul 1276 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. Isabel married Sir Maurice II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley on 1242 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

      They had the following children:

      M i Maurice de BERKELEY was born 1243 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 1279 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England.
      M ii Sir Thomas II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley was born 1245 and died 23 Jul 1321.
      M iii Sir Robert de BERKELEY Knight was born 1247 and died 1315.
      M iv Simon de BERKELEY was born 1249 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 1275 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
      F v Margaret de BERKELEY was born 1251 and died Dec 1338.
      F vi Maud de BERKELEY was born 1253 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
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      Maurice II. Fifth Lord. 1243 to 1281.

      In 1256, King Henry III, having been the guest of his son Prince Edward at Bristol was, on his return royally entertained by Maurice lord Berkeley for three days at the Castle.

      Maurice lord Berkeley was in arms with his proportion of followers of the King's summons on no less than sixteen different occasions, against the French, Scots, Welsh, and rebels at home. He however found time to attend to his own concerns, and effected many great improvements on his estates by means of inclosures and exchanges. He converted Whitcliff Wood into a Park and inclosed it. He also made fishponds, and beautified the east, west, and south sides of the castle with walks and gardens. He died in 1281, and was buried with his predecessors in St. Augustine's. His eldest son Maurice having been accidentally killed at a Tournament at Kenilworth, he was succeeded by Thomas his second son.

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      8th Baron de Berkeley 1243

      Fought in French wars

      Fought in North Wales

      Fought with barons against Henry III

      Maurice de Berkeley
      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

      Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley - was born about 1218, lived in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and died on 4 Apr 1281 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and was buried in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England . He was the son of Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery.
      Maurice married Isabella de Chilham about 1242. Isabella was born about 1218, lived in Chilham Castle, Kent, England. She was the daughter of Richard Fitzroy and Rohsia (Rose) de Dover. She died on 7 Jul 1276/1277 and was buried in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England .

      Children: (Quick Family Chart)

      i. Thomas "The Wise" de Berkeley was born in 1245 in Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England and died on 7 Jul 1321 in St Augustine Aby, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England .

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      Maurice de Berkeley

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

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      Children of Sir Maurice de Berkeley and Isabel FitzRoy

      1.Robert de Berkeley

      2.Lora de Berkeley

      3.John de Berkeley, 1st Baron Marmion+ d. b 7 May 1322

      4.Maurice de Berkeley1 b. b 1245, d. 1279

      5.Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Lord Berkeley+1 b. 1245, d. 23 Jul 1321

      Citations

      1.G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 127. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

      source: thepeerage.com

      Maurice "The Resolute" de BERKELEY Lord of Berkeley (1218-1281) [Pedigree]

      Son of Thomas "The Observer" de BERKELEY Lord of Berkeley (1170-1243) and Joan de SOMERY (1191-1276)

      b. 1218 d. 4 Apr 1281 b. ABT 1218, Berkeley, Gloucester, Eng. d. 4 Apr 1281 Married Isabel (-1276)

      Children:

      1. Thomas de BERKELEY 2nd? Lord Berkeley (-1321) m. Joan de FERRERS (1255-1309) . Sources:

      1. "Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came

      to America before 1700", Frederick Lewis Weis, 1992, seventh edition. The earlier editions were called: "Ancestral roots of sixty colonists who came to New England 1623-1650" 2. "The Complete Peerage", Cokayne.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_de_Berkeley

      Maurice de Berkeley

      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      For the 2nd Baron Berkeley, see Maurice de Berkeley, 2nd Baron Berkeley.

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

      Maurice II, Lord of Berkeley, attended the wars with France and afterward with North Wales. He was knighted before 1242.

      He married Isabel FitzRoy, daughter of Richard fitz Roy and Rohese of Dover, before 12 July 1247 in England.

      Maurice did homage and had livery of his father's lands on 14 December 1243. He was feudal Lord of Berkeley at Gloucestershire between 14 December 1243 and 4 April 1281.

      Maurice joined the Barons against the King in 1264.

      He was present at the award of Kenilworth in 1267.

      Maurice died on 4 April 1281 at the age of 63, "being his great clymactericoll yeare." His estate was probated on 5 April 1281.

      See "My Lines"

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p403.htm#i23354 )

      from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

      ( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm )

      Sir Maurice II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley was born 1218 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 4 Apr 1281 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. Maurice married Isabel de DOVER on 1242 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

      Isabel de DOVER was born 1220 in Chilham, Kent, England. She died 7 Jul 1276 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. Isabel married Sir Maurice II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley on 1242 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

      They had the following children:

      M i Maurice de BERKELEY was born 1243 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 1279 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England. M ii Sir Thomas II de BERKELEY Lord Berkeley was born 1245 and died 23 Jul 1321. M iii Sir Robert de BERKELEY Knight was born 1247 and died 1315. M iv Simon de BERKELEY was born 1249 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. He died 1275 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. F v Margaret de BERKELEY was born 1251 and died Dec 1338. F vi Maud de BERKELEY was born 1253 in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. -------------------------------------------------------------------

      Maurice II. Fifth Lord. 1243 to 1281.

      In 1256, King Henry III, having been the guest of his son Prince Edward at Bristol was, on his return royally entertained by Maurice lord Berkeley for three days at the Castle.

      Maurice lord Berkeley was in arms with his proportion of followers of the King's summons on no less than sixteen different occasions, against the French, Scots, Welsh, and rebels at home. He however found time to attend to his own concerns, and effected many great improvements on his estates by means of inclosures and exchanges. He converted Whitcliff Wood into a Park and inclosed it. He also made fishponds, and beautified the east, west, and south sides of the castle with walks and gardens. He died in 1281, and was buried with his predecessors in St. Augustine's. His eldest son Maurice having been accidentally killed at a Tournament at Kenilworth, he was succeeded by Thomas his second son.

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      8th Baron de Berkeley 1243

      Fought in French wars

      Fought in North Wales

      Fought with barons against Henry III -------------------- Maurice de Berkeley

      Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281), 8th (feudal) Baron de Berkeley, was an English soldier and rebel, residing at Berkeley Castle in the English county of Gloucestershire.

      Maurice was born in 1218 to Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Somery. He married Isabel de Croun FitzRoy, the daughter of Richard FitzRoy, Baron of Chilham (an illegitimate son of King John of England) and Rose de Douvres, sometime before 12 July 1247.

      Berkeley fought in the French Wars and was invested as a knight before 1242. He inherited the title of Baron de Berkeley in 1243 and, on 14 December 1243, he had livery of his father's lands. He fought in the war in North Wales and in 1264 he joined the Barons against King Henry III. Berkeley died on 4 April 1281 and was buried in St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol.

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  • Sources 
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    2. [S10382] "Sir Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley" biography, abstracted, downloaded and published Monday, February 6th, 2017 by D.

    3. [S9765] "Sir Maurice de Berkeley "the Resolute" (1218 - 4 April 1281)" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_de_Berke.

    4. [S10153] "Descendants of John (Marshal) FitzGilbert", abstracted, downloaded & published Friday, December 30th, 2016 by David A.

    5. [S11501] "Margaret (Gras) Gant", biography, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Gras-53, retrieved, recorded & uploaded to the URL, www.

    6. [S14054] "Alice Stourton formerly Berkeley", Biography, Ancestors & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Berkeley-17, abstr.

    7. [S14055] "Joan (Somery) Berkeley", Biography, Ancestors & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Somery-8, abstracted or pars.

    8. [S9766] "Richard FitzRoy" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_FitzRoy, downloaded from Wikipedia and published Octo.