Biography of John "Lackland" I King England

Timeline

On 24 Dec 1166 John "Lackland" I King England was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks, Queen Consort England.

Around 1168 John "Lackland" I King England was sent to live in Fontevraud Abbey, Chinon to be trained for the Church.

On 29 Aug 1189 John "Lackland" I King England by marriage 3rd Earl Gloucester (1C 1121).

On 29 Aug 1189 John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester, Countess Essex were married at Marlborough Castle.

Around 1190 Richard Fitzroy was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Adela Plantagenet in Chilham Castle.

Around 1191 Joan Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Adela Plantagenet.

Before 06 Apr 1199 John "Lackland" I King England had his marriage to Isabella Fitzrobert 3rd Countess Gloucester, Countess Essex annulled due to consanuinity but more likely because John's new status mean't he had better prospects.

On 06 Apr 1199 John "Lackland" I King England succeeded I King England: Plantagenet Angevin.

Coronation of King John

On 27 May 1199 John "Lackland" I King England was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Hubert Walter Archbishop Canterbury at Westminster Abbey. .

On 24 Aug 1200 John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England were married at Angouleme.

Battle of Mirebeau

On 01 Aug 1202 John "Lackland" I King England defeated the army of his nephew Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany and Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche which was besieging John's mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks, Queen Consort England at Mirebeau Castle, Mirebeau. John "Lackland" I King England took Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany 's army by surprise capturing most. Arthur Plantagenet 3rd Duke Brittany and, probably, his sister Eleanor Plantagenet, both of whom arguably had better claims to the throne than John "Lackland" I King England were captured. .

On 01 Oct 1207 Henry III King England was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England at Winchester Castle.

In 1208 Gwenwynwyn ap Owain Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn arrested by John "Lackland" I King England.

On 05 Jan 1209 Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England.

On 22 Jul 1210 Joan Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England.

In 1214 Isabella Plantagenet was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England.

In 1215 Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Pembroke, Countess Leicester was born to John "Lackland" I King England and Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England at Gloucester.

Magna Carta

On 15 Jun 1215 John "Lackland" I King England met with his Baron's at Runnymede where he agreed to the terms of the Magna Carta which attempted to reduce the King's authority through political reform. Those who signed as surety included:
Roger Bigod 2nd Earl Norfolk,
his son Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk,
Henry Bohun 1st Earl Hereford,
Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford,
his son Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford,
William "The Younger" Marshal 2nd Earl Pembroke, !.

Death of King John

On 19 Oct 1216 John "Lackland" I King England died at Newark Castle. . John Monmouth was present. On his deathbed, John appointed a council of thirteen executors to help Henry reclaim the kingdom and requested that his son be placed into the guardianship of William Marshal.

After 19 Oct 1216 John "Lackland" I King England was buried in the Chancel of Worcester Cathedral. His monument in the place of honour in the Choir in front of the High Altar. Sides decorated with the Three Lions of England. The Purbeck Marble effigy is the earliest of a King in England. Unusually carved to be life-like. Unsheathed sword at his side; his sword was found in the tomb when it was opened in 1529. His head supported by St Oswald and St Wulfstan, the two patron saints of Worcester. The base constructed in the 16th Century. The tomb was opened again on Monday 17 Jul 1797 at the instigation of Valentine Green (1739–1813). Inside the tomb chest, a stone coffin was discovered, containing the royal remains.

John "Lackland" I King England visited at Monmouth.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Dangereuse Ile-Bouchard Viscountess Chatellerault

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

John "Lackland" I King England

William "Conqueror" I King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 10 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Son of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 2 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

Great GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

Great x 2 GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort Jerusalem

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Queen Consort France

Great x 3 GrandFather: Simon Montfort

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

Great GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency Count Anjou

Great x 2 GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

Great x 3 GrandMother: Paula Maine

Great x 2 GrandMother: Matilda Chateau-Du-Loir Count Maine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Chateau-Du-Loir

GrandMother: Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England Son William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England Great x -2 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

Great x 2 GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

Great GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

Great x 3 GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown Queen Consort Scotland

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wessex Queen Consort Scotland

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks, Queen Consort England

GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

Great GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

Great x 2 GrandFather: Guy William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Great" Poitiers V Duke Aquitaine

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Ivrea Duchess Aquitaine

Great x 2 GrandMother: Hildegarde Burgundy Duchess Aquitaine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger Queen Consort Jerusalem

Great GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge Duchess Aquitaine

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Rouerge Duke Narbonne

Great x 3 GrandFather: Pons Rouerge Margrave Provence

Great x 3 GrandMother: Almodis La Marche Margrave Provence

Great x 2 GrandMother: Emma Mortain Duchess Narbonne

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

Great x 3 GrandMother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault Duchess Aquitaine

Great GrandFather: Aimery Chatellerault Viscount Châtellerault

Great GrandMother: Dangereuse Ile-Bouchard Viscountess Chatellerault

Great x 2 GrandFather: Bartholomew Île-Bouchard