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William de BEAUCHAMP and Maud FitzJohn

HUSBAND:
William de BEAUCHAMP. [Familytree].
Born about 1238; son of William de BEAUCHAMP and Isabel MAUDUIT. 1st Earl of Warwick of the Beauchamp family, inherited not only the feudal barony of Elmley from his father, but had previously derived from his mother the Earldom of Warwick (originally possessed by the Newburghs), and the barony of Hanslape (which had belonged to the Mauduits). (S1).

He became hereditary High Sheriff of Worcestershire for life on the death of his father in 1268. (S2).

This eminent nobleman was a distinguished captain in the Welsh and Scottish wars of King Edward I. "In the 23rd year of which reign (1294-95), being in Wales with the king," as Dugdale relates, "he performed a notable exploit; namely, hearing that a great body of the Welsh were got together in a plain, betwixt two woods, and to secure themselves, had fastened their pikes to the ground, sloping towards their assailants, he marched thither with a choice company cross-bowmen and archers, and in the night time encompassing them about, put betwixt every two horsemen, one cross-bowman, which cross-bowman killing many of them that held the pikes, the horse charged in suddenly, and made a great slaughter. This was done near Montgomery." (S1).

He married Maud FITZJOHN, widow of Girard de Furnival (See Burke, Pg. 225).

He died at Elmley on 5 or 9 June 1298.

WIFE:
Maud FITZJOHN. Countess of Warwick. [Familytree].
Daughter of Robert FITZJOHN [F7086354]. One of the four daughters and co-heiresses of Richard FitzJohn, son of John FitzGeoffery, Chief Justice of Ireland.

She married (1) Sir Gerard de FURNIVAL, Lord of Hallamshire, son of Thomas de Furnival, and grandson of Thomas de Furnival, slain by the Saracens in the Holy Land. This older Thomas de Furnival was the guardian of William de Mowbray, son of Roger de Mowbray, the Yorkshire baron. Maud and Gerard had a son, Thomas de Furnival, who in the 22nd year of Edward I., had summons, among other great men, to attend the king, in order to advise of the affairs of the realm. This Gerard de Furnival died before October 18, 1261.

Maud married (2) William de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick.

She died on 16 or 18 April 1301 and was buried at the Grey Friars', Worcester.

CHILDREN of William de BEAUCHAMP and Maud FITZJOHN:


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HOW ARE WE RELATED-through son Guy:
William de Beauchamp and Maud FitzJohn
Guy de Beauchamp and Alice de Toni
Thomas de Beauchamp and Katherine de Mortimer
Philippa Beauchamp and Hugh de Stafford  
Edmund Stafford and Anne of Gloucester  
Humphrey Stafford and Anne Neville     
Margaret Stafford and Robert Dunham      
John Dunham and Elizabeth Bowett           
John Dunham II and Jean Thorland                      
John Dunham III and Benedict Folgamsee        
Ralph Dunham and Elizabeth Wentworth         
Thomas Dunham and Jane Bromley               
John Dunham Sr and Susanna Kenney/Keno
John Dunham Jr (c1620-1692) and Mary (c1620-1698)
Mary Dunham (c1642-1715) and James Hamblin (c1636-1718)
Elkenah Hamblin (1685-1764) and Abigail Hamblin (1685-1733)
Sylvanus Hamblin (1712-c1753) and Dorcas Fish (c1716-?)
Barnabus Hamblin (1739-1799) and Mary Bassett (1745-c1810)
Isaiah Hamblin (1790-1856) and Daphne Haynes (1797-1847)
Jacob Vernon Hamblin (1819-1886) and Sarah Priscilla Leavitt (1841-1927)
Ella Ann Hamblin (1867-1947) and Warren Moroni Tenney (1861-1935)
Clive Vernon Tenney (1895-1960)  and Minnie Williams (1896-1981)
Mildred Ella Tenney (1920-1982) and Glenn Russell Handy (1912-1999)
Deborah Lee Handy and Rod Morris


HOW ARE WE RELATED-through daughter Isabella:
William de Beauchamp and Maud FitzJohn
Isabella de Beauchamp and Patrick de Chaworth
Maud Chaworth and Henry Plantagenet, Earl of Lancaster
William Donn de Burgh married Maude Plantagenet
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Thomas de Burgh married Lucy de Bella Acqua            Lionel Plantagenet and Elizabeth de Burgh
John de Burgh and(1) unknown, (2) Margaret Waldegrave   Philippa Plantagenet and Edmund de Mortimer 
John de Burgh and Catherine de Engaine                  Roger de Mortimer and Eleanor de Holand 
Margaret de Burge and John la Zouche                    Anne de Mortimer and Richard Plantagenet
Elizabeth la Zouche and Nicholas Bowett                 Richard, Duke of York, and Cecilly Neville
Elizabeth Bowett and John Dunham                        Edward IV, King Of England and Elizabeth Lucy
John Dunham II and Jean Thorland                        Elizabeth Plantagenet and Thomas de Lumley
John Dunham  III and Benedict Folgamsee                Sybel Lumley and William Hilton
Ralph Dunham and Elizabeth Wentworth                   William Hilton and Margaret Metcalfe
Thomas Dunham and Jane Bromley                        (Capt) Mark Roger Hilton
John Dunham Sr. and Susannah Kenney                    Rebecca Hilton and Thomas Roberts
John Dunham, Jr. and Mary                             Anna Roberts and James Philbrick
Mary Dunham and James Hamblin                         Joseph Philbrick and Tryphena Marston
Elkenah Hamblin and Abigail Hamblin                   Ester Philbrick and Amos Rand
Sylvanus Hamblin and Dorcas Fish                     Ann Rand and Thomas Shannon
Barnabus Hamblin and Mary Bassett                   Sarah Shannon and Jeremiah Leavitt
Isaiah Hamblin and Daphne Haynes                   Jeremiah Leavitt and Sarah Sturtevant
Jacob Vernon Hamblin     --      and     --      Sarah Priscilla Leavitt
    Ella Ann Hamblin and Warren Moroni Tenney
    Clive Vernon Tenney and Minnie Williams
    Mildred Ella Tenney and Glenn Russell Handy
    Deborah Lee Handy and Rodney Allen Morris