1230-1259-Henry III

Battle of Monmouth

On 25 Nov 1233 Baldwin Guines III Count Guînes fought the rebel forces of Richard Marshal 3rd Earl Pembroke at Monmouth during the Battle of Monmouth. John Monmouth took control of Monmouth following the battle.

Battle of the Curragh

Wedding of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence

On 14 Jan 1236 Henry III King England and Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England were married at Canterbury Cathedral by Edmund Rich Archbishop Canterbury. .

Crowning of Eleanor of Provence

Christening of Edward I

On 22 Jun 1239 Edward "Longshanks" I King England was christened at Westminster Abbey. Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex as godfather. He was named after Edward "Confessor" King England.

Synod of Worcester

In 1266 Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester convened the Synod of Worcester.

Battle of Taillebourg

On 21 Jul 1242 the forces of Henry III King England and Hugh Lusignan XI Count Lusignan, VI Count La Marche, II Count Angouleme fought against the forces of at Louis IX King France and his brother Alphonse Capet Count Poitou, II Count Toulose at Taillebourg during the Battle of Taillebourg. The battle was a decisive victory for the French. Henry thereafter signed a five-year truce with the French.

First Council of Lyon

On 15 Jan 1245 Boniface Savoy Archbishop Canterbury was consecrated Archbishop Canterbury at Lyon by Pope Innocent IV during the First Council of Lyon.

Seventh Crusade

In 1247 William Longespée went on pilgrimage. during the Seventh Crusade.

In 1248 Alexander Giffard took part during the Seventh Crusade.

In 1249 John Stewart killed at Damietta during the Seventh Crusade.

On 24 Oct 1249 Alphonse Capet Count Poitou, II Count Toulose arrived at Damietta during the Seventh Crusade.

Battle of Mansoura

On 08 Feb 1250 Alexander Giffard fought at Mansoura during the Battle of Mansoura.

On 07 Dec 1250 William Longespée died at Mansoura during the Battle of Mansoura.

After 1262. St Mary's Church. Monument to Alexander Giffard. Believed to represent Alexander Giffard; possibly his father Hugh Giffard. Early Medieval effigy. Alexander fought on the seventh crusade and may possibly have died at the Battle of Mansoura in 1250. The effigy notable for the Otter at his feet, biting his sword, and for the arms on the shield being those of Giffard: Gules background, Argent differenced with a label five points across the chief indicating the son, possibly grandson, of the current owner of the arms.

Wedding of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile

Battle of Bryn Derwin

In Jun 1255 Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw defeated his brothers Owain "The Red" Aberffraw and Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales during the Battle of Bryn Derwin. Owain "The Red" Aberffraw and Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales were both imprisoned.