1350-1359 Battles of Winchelsea and Poitiers

1350 Battle of Winchelsea

1351 Statute of Labourers

1351 Treason Act

1351 Statute of Provisors

1351 Battle of the Thirty

1351 Combat of the Thirty

1352 Marriage of Charles II King Navarre and Joan Valois

1353 Statute of Praemunire

1355 St Scholastica Day Riot

1356 Edward Balliol surrenders his claim to be King Scotland

1356 Battle of Poitiers

1357 34th Parliament Edward III

1358 St Georges Day Celebrations

1358 Death of Isabella of France Queen Consort

1359 Double Royal Wedding

1359 Funeral of William Greystoke

1350-1359 Battles of Winchelsea and Poitiers is in 14th Century Events.

Battle of Winchelsea

On 29 Aug 1350 the English fleet defeated a Castilian fleet at Winchelsea during the Battle of Winchelsea. Around twenty Castilian ships were captured; several were sunk. For the English King Edward III England (37) and his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (20), James Audley 1318-1369 (32), Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392 (37), Henry of Grosmont (40) and John Sully 1283-1388 (67) fought.

Combat of the Thirty

On 26 Mar 1351 the Combat of the Thirty was an arranged fight between selected combatants from both sides of the conflict, fought at a site midway between the Breton castles of Josselin and Ploƫrmel among 30 champions, knights, and squires on each side.
Robert Knollys 1325-1407 (26) took part.

Statute of Labourers

In 1351 the Statute of Labourers was a futher attempt by Parliament to constrain worker's wages following the 1348 Black Death Plague Outbreak. In practice, the Statute was poorly enforced and caused considerable resentment, ultimately being one of the causes of the Peasant's Revolt.

Treason Act

In 1351 the Treason Act defined Treason for the first time: High Treason and Petty Treason, and the associated penalties. Hanging, drawing an quartering for men, burning for women.

Statute of Provisors

In 1351 the Statute of Provisors attempted to constrain the appointment of benefices to aliens ie non-English who are not subject to English Laws.

Battle of the Thirty

On 26 Mar 1351 thirty English and thirty French knights fought in an arranged battle at Guillac known as Battle of the Thirty. Hugh Calverley 1324-1394 (27) fought, was captured and ransomed.

Marriage of Charles II King Navarre and Joan Valois

On 12 Feb 1352 Charles "Bad" II King Navarre 1332-1387 (19) and Joan Valois Queen Consort Navarre 1343-1373 (8) were married. They were second cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189. at Chateau du Vivie, Coutevroult. She by marriage Queen Consort Navarre.

Statute of Praemunire

In 1353 the Statute of Praemunire attempted to constrain the power of Rome over the sovereignty of England.

St Scholastica Day Riot

On 10 Feb 1355, St Scholatica's Day, the St Scholastica Day Riot took place in Oxford. What started as a disagreement between students and the landlord over the quality of the wine at the Swindlestock Tavern Carfax Oxford grew into a three day riot in which around thirty townspeople and sixty students were killed.

Edward Balliol surrenders his claim to be King Scotland

On 20 Jan 1356 Edward Balliol I King Scotland 1283-1364 (73) surrendered his claim to the Scottish throne to King Edward III England (43) in the presence of William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (25) in exchange for an English pension.

Battle of Poitiers

On 19 Sep 1356 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (26) defeated the French and Scottish army led by John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) at the Battle of Poitiers.!John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) was captured by three captains including Ivon aka John Fane.
The the English army included: Bernard Brocas 1330-1395 (26), Thomas Felton 1330-1381 (26), James Audley 1318-1369 (38), Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (43), Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (28), Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (61), Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21), Ralph Ferrers 1329-1392 (27), William Scrope 1325-1367 (31), William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (28), Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (37), Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (58), William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (18), John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (44), John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1323-1372 (33), Thomas Arderne 1337-1391 (19), Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (36), Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (36), Jean Grailly 1331-1376 (25), Robert de Fouleshurst 1330-1389 (26) and John Sully 1283-1388 (73)
John Savile of Shelley and Golcar 1325-1399 (31) probably fought having received letters of protection to travel overseas.
Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (53) protected the baggage train.
The French and Scottish army included: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37), Philip "Bold" Valois II Duke Burgundy 1342-1404 (14), Jean Bourbon I Count La Marche 1344-1393 (12), Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas 1329-1400 (26), John "sans Terre" Artois 1st Count Eu 1321-1387 (35); all captured.
Guichard d'Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon -1380 and William Douglas 1st Earl Douglas 1323-1384 (33) fought.
Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon 1311-1356 (45) was killed. His son Louis Bourbon II Duke Bourbon 1337-1410 (19) succeeded II Duke Bourbon.

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Death of Isabella of France Queen Consort

On 22 Aug 1358 Isabella of France Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (63) died at Hertford Castle. She was buried in Christ Church Greyfriars.
The funeral was performed by Simon Islip Archbishop of Canterbury -1366. She was buried in the mantle she had worn at her wedding and at her request, Edward's (74) heart, placed into a casket thirty years before, was interred with her. Death of Isabella of France Queen Consort

34th Parliament Edward III

On 15 Dec 1357 Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360 (53) was created 1st Baron Lisle of Kingston Lisle in Oxfordshire 3C 1357. 34th Parliament Edward III

1358 St Georges Day Celebrations

On 21 Apr 1358 Isabella of France Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (63) attended the St Georges Day Celebrations (1358) wearing a dress made of silk, silver, 300 rubies, 1800 pearls and a circlet of gold.

Double Royal Wedding

In May 1359 King Edward III England (46) and his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (28) took part in a tournament in London. For the amusement of the citizens both Edwards and their friends dressed as the mayor and aldermen of London. The tournament possibly in celebration of the two Royal marriages of his children John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (19) and Margaret Plantagenet Countess of Pembroke 1346-1361 (12) that had taken place on 19 May 1359.

On 19 May 1359 , or thereabouts, a double-royal wedding celebration took place at Reading Abbey whereby two children of King Edward III England (46) were married:
John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (19) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (14) were married. They were half second cousins once removed. He a son of King Edward III England. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272. She by marriage Countess Richmond.
John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke 1347-1375 (11) and Margaret Plantagenet Countess of Pembroke 1346-1361 (12) were married. They were half fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of John "Lackland" King England 1166-1216. She a daughter of King Edward III England.. At the time John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke 1347-1375 (11) was a ward of King Edward III England (55) who would enjoy the benefit of the substantial revenue of the Earldom of Pembroke until John came of age nine years later on 12 Sep 1368. She died two or so years later probably of plague.

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Funeral of William Greystoke

After 10 Jul 1359 William Greystoke 2nd Baron Greystoke 1321-1359 was buried at St Andrew's Church Greystoke during the Funeral of William Greystoke conducted by Gilbert Welton Bishop of Carlisle -1362 and attended by Roger Clifford 5th Baron Clifford 1333-1389, Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392 and Thomas Musgrave 1st Baron Musgrave 1302-1372. Funeral of William Greystoke