Biography of John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey

Timeline

In 1231 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey was born to William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey and Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk, Countess Surrey.

On 27 May 1240 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey succeeded 6th Earl Surrey (1C 1088).

Battle of Lewes

On 14 May 1264 the army of Simon Montfort 6th Earl Leicester including Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford, Henry Hastings and Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave defeated the army of Henry III King England during the Battle of Lewes at Lewes. Henry III King England, his son the future Edward "Longshanks" I King England, Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex, Richard Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall, John "Red Comyn" Comyn 1st Lord Baddenoch, Philip Marmion 5th Baron Marmion and John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield were captured. John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, John Balliol, Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale, Roger Leybourne and William Valence 1st Earl Pembroke fought for the King. Guy Lusignan was killed. Fulk IV Fitzwarin drowned. Walter Cantilupe Bishop Worcester was present and blessed the Montfort army before the battle.

Battle of Chesterfield

On 15 May 1266 Henry "Almain" Cornwall and John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey fought for the King at Chesterfield during the Battle of Chesterfield. Henry Hastings, John Clinton, Roger Mandeville, John Eyvil, Baldwin Wake all fought on the rebel side. The rebel Robert Ferrers 6th Earl Derby was captured.

Battle of Dunbar

On 27 Apr 1296 Battle of Dunbar was fought between John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and John "Empty Coat" I King Scotland, his son in law. John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl and John Comyn 3rd Earl Buchan were captured. The English routed the disorganised Scots in a single charge. Few died; many were captured. .

Battle of Stirling Bridge

On 11 Sep 1297 the combined forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the forces of John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey near Stirling Bridge, Stirling during the Battle of Stirling Bridge. After around half the English had crossed the narrow bridge the Scots attacked subjecting the English to a significant defeat.

Battle of Falkirk

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry with infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials including:
Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick
Walter Beauchamp
Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk
Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex
Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford
Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester
William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby
Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley
Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley
Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor
Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton
John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton
John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster
Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March
William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley
John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave
Nicholas Segrave
Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford
Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster
John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey
Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy
Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon
Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel
Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan
John Capet II Duke Brittany
Philip Darcy
Robert Fitzroger
Roger Fitzwalter
Simon Fraser
Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke
John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell, and
Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury.
William Scrope was knighted.
John Stewart was killed.
William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship. The letter was never sent. Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton, John Moels 1st Baron Moels, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford, Walter Beauchamp, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg [Baron's Letter to the Pope].

On 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey died at Kennington.

After 29 Sep 1304 John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey was buried at Lewes Priory.

Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey.

John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey were married. Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey by marriage Earl Surrey (1C 1088).

William Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey.

Isabella Warenne was born to John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey and Alice Lusignan Countess Surrey.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descent

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey

GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey

Great GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

Great Great GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

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

Great Great Great GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Queen Consort France

Great Great GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency Count Anjou

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

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

Great GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

GrandMother: Isabella Warenne Count Boulogne, 4th Countess Surrey

Great GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey

Great Great GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Warenne 1st Earl Surrey

Great Great Great GrandMother: Gundred Unknown Countess Surrey

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester, Count Meulan, Countess Surrey

Great Great Great GrandFather: Hugh "Great" Capet

Great Great Great GrandMother: Adelaide Vermandois I Count Vermandois

Great GrandMother: Adela Montgomery Countess Salisbury, Countess Surrey

Great Great GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert II Belleme 2nd Count Ponthieu, 3rd Earl Shrewsbury

Great Great Great GrandMother: Agnes Ponthieu Count Ponthieu, Countess Shrewsbury

Great Great GrandMother: Helie Burgundy Count Ponthieu

Great Great Great GrandFather: Odo "Red" Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

Great Great Great GrandMother: Sybilla Ivrea Duchess Burgundy

Mother: Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk, Countess Surrey

GrandFather: William Marshal

Great GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

Great GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

Great Great GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne

Great Great GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth Baroness Chitterne

GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

Great GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

Great Great GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

Great Great Great GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

Great Great Great GrandMother: Alice Claremont

Great Great GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger Countess Pembroke

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet Countess Leicester, Count Meulan, Countess Surrey

Great GrandMother: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Great Great GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough