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Baron Nicholas de Segrave

Male 1238 - 1295  (57 years)


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  • Name Nicholas de Segrave  [1
    Title Baron 
    Born 1238  Seagrave, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Legal actions 28 Oct 1259  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nicholas "received Letters of Protection to accompany King Henry III to France." 
    Comment 1262  Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "A great leicestershire landholder, he [Nicholas] naturally attached himself to Simon de Montfort, and he is especially mentioned among the Juniores Pueri Angliae who were like wax in the hands of the rebel leaders." 
    Military Service 1263  Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "When, after the repudiation of the award of Louis IX, fresh war broke out between the Barons and the King, Nicholas took a leading part in defending Northampton against Henry III. He was one of the few who managed to escape from the great destruction that followed when Henry captured that town. He then fled to London whence he took part in the siege of Rochester." 
    Military Service 1 Aug 1263  Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nicholas "was summoned to attend the King and there to receive Knighthood before engaging in the campaign against the Welsh. But he was at that time in active revolt against the King." 
    Legal actions 13 Dec 1263  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nicholas "was among the Barons who agreed in referring their disputes to St. Louis of France (Louis IX)." 
    Military Service 24 May 1264  Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "At the Londoners request he [Nicholas] was made captain of those citizens who joined Simon de Montfort's army in Sussex, and, fighting with them on the left flank of Simon's army at the battle of Lewes on May 24th 1264, shared the triumph of the Barons in the defeat and capture of Henry III and his son Edward." 
    Activity Jan 1265  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "On the ensuing triumph of his party Segrave was one of those summoned to Simon de Montfort's famous Parliament in January 1265." 
    Legal actions 16 Feb 1265  Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nicholas "was forbidden by the King to tourney at Dunstable." 
    Military Service 4 Aug 1265  Evesham, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nicholas "fought against the King at the Battle of Evesham, where he was wounded and taken prisoner. At this Battle Simon de Montfort and his son Henry were killed and the Barons decisively beaten by the King's son, afterwards Edward I. 
    Property Event 26 Oct 1265  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Henry III granted all of the lands of Nicholas to his [Henry's] son Edmund, the future Earl of Lancaster, though his [Nicholas'] Manor of Cold Overton was given to Roger de Mortouomari, and teh Manor of Kineton to Ralf le Botiller on payment of 15 pounds a year.
    According to the Harleian MSS, the following were among the estates forfeited.
    Bosworth, Conyngton and Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshirenton Manor, Huntingdonshire, value 40 pounds per annum, Overton, value 20 pounds , in the hands of his wife. Two-thirds of Silby town, value 15 pounds, lands at Dychesworth, value 17 pounds, lands at Hawethurn, Keggeworth and Wytherdeleye, Leicestershire, Mills of Conches in Hardigeston, Northants, and at Chelvercote, Allespathe and Breyles, Warwickshire. 
    Died Nov 1295  Seagrave, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Chacombe Priory, Chacombe, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6799  Seagraves Database
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2017 

    Father Gilbert de Segrave,   b. 1208, Seagrave, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1254, Devillac, Department du Lot-et Garonne, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Annabel de Chaucomb 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Est 1237  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The only son of Gilbert and Annabel was Nicholas who was born in 1238. There was a daughter,Alice de Segrave, but it is not known when she was born, so it is an assumption that Gilbert and Annabel were married about a year before Nicholas was born. [1]
    Family ID F2443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda de Lucy,   b. Est 1240, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Est 1255  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The first son of Nicholas and Matilda, John, was born in 1256 which suggests they were married about a year earlier. [1]
    Children 
    +1. John de Segrave,   b. 20 Jul 1256, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1325, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Nicholas de Segrave,   b. 1258,   d. 1322  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     3. Geoffrey de Segrave,   d. 1307  [Birth]
    +4. Peter de Segrave,   b. 1264,   d. 1330  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
     5. Gilbert de Segrave,   d. 1316  [Birth]
     6. Annabel de Segrave  [Birth]
     7. Eleanor de Segrave  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F2445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1238 - Seagrave, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Est 1255 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal actions - Nicholas "received Letters of Protection to accompany King Henry III to France." - 28 Oct 1259 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsComment - "A great leicestershire landholder, he [Nicholas] naturally attached himself to Simon de Montfort, and he is especially mentioned among the Juniores Pueri Angliae who were like wax in the hands of the rebel leaders." - 1262 - Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - "When, after the repudiation of the award of Louis IX, fresh war broke out between the Barons and the King, Nicholas took a leading part in defending Northampton against Henry III. He was one of the few who managed to escape from the great destruction that followed when Henry captured that town. He then fled to London whence he took part in the siege of Rochester." - 1263 - Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Nicholas "was summoned to attend the King and there to receive Knighthood before engaging in the campaign against the Welsh. But he was at that time in active revolt against the King." - 1 Aug 1263 - Worcester, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal actions - Nicholas "was among the Barons who agreed in referring their disputes to St. Louis of France (Louis IX)." - 13 Dec 1263 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - "At the Londoners request he [Nicholas] was made captain of those citizens who joined Simon de Montfort's army in Sussex, and, fighting with them on the left flank of Simon's army at the battle of Lewes on May 24th 1264, shared the triumph of the Barons in the defeat and capture of Henry III and his son Edward." - 24 May 1264 - Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsActivity - "On the ensuing triumph of his party Segrave was one of those summoned to Simon de Montfort's famous Parliament in January 1265." - Jan 1265 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal actions - Nicholas "was forbidden by the King to tourney at Dunstable." - 16 Feb 1265 - Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Nicholas "fought against the King at the Battle of Evesham, where he was wounded and taken prisoner. At this Battle Simon de Montfort and his son Henry were killed and the Barons decisively beaten by the King's son, afterwards Edward I. - 4 Aug 1265 - Evesham, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty Event - "Henry III granted all of the lands of Nicholas to his [Henry's] son Edmund, the future Earl of Lancaster, though his [Nicholas'] Manor of Cold Overton was given to Roger de Mortouomari, and teh Manor of Kineton to Ralf le Botiller on payment of 15 pounds a year. According to the Harleian MSS, the following were among the estates forfeited. Bosworth, Conyngton and Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshirenton Manor, Huntingdonshire, value 40 pounds per annum, Overton, value 20 pounds , in the hands of his wife. Two-thirds of Silby town, value 15 pounds, lands at Dychesworth, value 17 pounds, lands at Hawethurn, Keggeworth and Wytherdeleye, Leicestershire, Mills of Conches in Hardigeston, Northants, and at Chelvercote, Allespathe and Breyles, Warwickshire. - 26 Oct 1265 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1295 - Seagrave, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chacombe Priory, Chacombe, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S854] Segrave Family, The, 1066-1935, Charles W. Segrave, (Novello & Co., London, 1936).

    2. [S1] FindAGrave.com (FAG).