Biography of John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

1415 Battle of Agincourt

1421 Siege of Meaux

Around 1364 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke was baptised at Marazion, Cornwall.

Around 1364 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke was born to John Cornwall (age 49) at Mount's Bay, Cornwall. He a great x 3 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England.

On 24 Jun 1380 John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 7) and [his future wife] Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 17) were married at Kenilworth Castle [Map]. She by marriage Countess Pembroke. She the daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 40) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster. He the son of John Hastings 2nd Earl Pembroke and Anne Manny Countess Pembroke. They were half third cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

After 24 Jun 1380 John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (age 7) and [his future wife] Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 17) marriage annulled since she had become pregnant by John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (age 28) whom she subsequently married. It isn't clear whether John Holland was punished; he was half-brother to King Richard II of England (age 13) through their mother Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales (age 51).

On 24 Jun 1386 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (age 34) and [his future wife] Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 23) were married at Plymouth, Devon [Map]. She the daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (age 46) and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster. He the son of Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Princess Wales. They were half second cousin once removed. He a great grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

In 1400 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 36) and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 36) were married. She the daughter of John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster. He a great x 3 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England. She a granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Before 01 Jun 1402 Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk 2nd Earl Nottingham (age 16) and [his step-daughter] Constance Holland Countess Norfolk and Nottingham (age 15) were married. She by marriage Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham. She the daughter of John Holland 1st Duke Exeter and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 39). He the son of Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke of Norfolk and Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk (age 36). They were third cousins. He a great x 3 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

In 1403 [his son] John Cornwall was born to John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 39) and [his wife] Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 39). He a great grandson of King Edward III of England.

Around 1406 [his step-daughter] Alice Holland Countess of Oxford (age 14) died.

In 1409 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 45) was appointed 117th Knight of the Garter by [his brother-in-law] Henry IV King England (age 41).

Around 1410 John Grey (age 23) and [his step-daughter] Constance Holland Countess Norfolk and Nottingham (age 23) were married. She by marriage Baroness Grey of Ruthyn. She the daughter of John Holland 1st Duke Exeter and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 46). He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

After 1413 [his step-son] Edward Holland (age 14) died.

After 1415 Ampthill Castle [Map] was commissioned by John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 51) paid for with ransoms from the the Battle of Agincourt.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 King Henry V of England (age 29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. King Henry V of England (age 29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys (age 64) commanded the Rearguard.

Richard de Vere 11th Earl of Oxford (age 30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother King Henry V of England (age 29).

Edward York 2nd Duke of York 1st Duke Albemarle (age 42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, Earl of Rutland and Earl Cork extinct. Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke York (age 4) inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map].

John Fortescue (age 35), Dafydd Gam Brecon (age 35) and Edward Burnell (age 44) and Roger Vaughan of Bredwardine (age 38) were killed.

Michael de la Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (age 21) was killed. His brother William "Jackanapes" de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 19) succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk.

The English included: Louis Robbessart (age 25), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (age 33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux (age 26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu (age 41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 51), Edward Courtenay (age 30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 12), Thomas Dutton (age 19), Edmund Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers of Chartley (age 29), Roger Fiennes (age 31), Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh (age 57), John Grey (age 28), John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville (age 31), William Harrington (age 42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (age 37), Piers Legh (age 26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche 4th Earl Salisbury (age 27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal 5th Baron Morley (age 22), John Rodney, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope of Bolton (age 22), Robert Strelley (age 18), James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley, 2nd Baron Tuchet (age 17), Robert Umfraville (age 52), Thomas West 2nd Baron West (age 35), Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby (age 30). Thomas Erpingham (age 60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston (age 26) was present. Thomas Strickland (age 48) carried the Banner of St George.

Thomas Tunstall (age 57) was killed.

The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert (age 35), Walter Sais (age 95), Roger Vaughan (age 70) and his son Roger Vaughan (age 5). Owen Tudor (age 15) is believed to have been present as a squire.

The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret (age 46), Philip Valois II Count Nevers (age 26), John of Bar (age 35), Jacques Chatillon (age 48), David Rambures (age 51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures, Hugues Rambures, Philippe Rambures, Waleran Luxemburg (age 60) and Hector de Chartres were killed.

Charles Valois Duke Orléans (age 20) was captured by Richard Waller (age 20) for which he was knighted on the battlefield by King Henry V of England (age 29).

John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon (age 34) and Charles Artois Count Eu (age 21) were captured.

Robert of Bar Count Soissons Count Marle (age 25) was killed. His daughter Jeanne of Bar Countess Soissons succeeded Countess Soissons 1367.

Edward of Bar III Duke of Bar (age 38) was killed. His brother Cardinal Louis of Bar (age 38) succeeded I Duke Bar.

John Valois I Duke Alençon was killed. His son John Valois II Duke Alençon (age 6) succeeded II Duke Alençon.

Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont (age 47) was killed. His son Antoine Count of Vaudémont (age 15) succeeded Count Vaudémont.

Anthony Valois Duke Brabant (age 31) was killed. His son John Valois IV Duke Brabant (age 12) succeeded IV Duke Brabant. Jacqueline Wittelsbach Duchess Brabant and Gloucester (age 14) by marriage Duchess Brabant.

Jean II Le Maingre "Boucicaut" (age 49) was captured.

Georges de La Trémoille (age 33) was captured.

Siege of Meaux

In Dec 1421 King Henry V of England (age 35) commenced the Siege of Meaux. John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 57) fought. His son [his son] John Cornwall (age 18) was killed; his head being blown off by a cannon ball witnessed by his father. Meaux [Map] was eventually captured on 11 May 1422.

On 24 Nov 1426 [his wife] Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter (age 63) died. She was buried at St Mary's Church, Burford [Map].

Before 1427 [his son-in-law] John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel (age 18) and [his daughter] Constance Cornwall Countess of Arundel were married. There is some uncertainty as to whether they did marry; they were betrothed as children. She the daughter of John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 62) and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter. He the son of John Fitzalan 13th Earl Arundel and Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel (age 44). They were third cousin once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry III of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 06 Mar 1427 [his former step-son] John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter (age 31) and Anne Stafford Duchess Exeter were married. She by marriage Duchess Exeter. She the daughter of Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford and Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Countess Eu and Stafford (age 44). He the son of John Holland 1st Duke Exeter and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter. They were second cousins. He a great grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 20 Jan 1433 [his former step-son] John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter (age 37) and Beatrice Aviz Duchess Exeter (age 51) were married. She by marriage Duchess Exeter. She the illegitmate daughter of King John I of Portugal (age 81) and Ines Peres. He the son of John Holland 1st Duke Exeter and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter. He a great grandson of King Edward III of England.

On 17 Jul 1433 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 69) was appointed Privy Council.

On 17 Jul 1433 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 69) was created 1st Baron Fanhope.

In 1437 [his former step-daughter] Constance Holland Countess Norfolk and Nottingham (age 50) died.

After 25 Oct 1439 [his former step-son] John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter (age 44) and Anne Montagu Duchess Exeter (age 39) were married. She by marriage Duchess Exeter. She the daughter of John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury and Maud Francis Countess of Salisbury. He the son of John Holland 1st Duke Exeter and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter. They were half third cousin once removed. He a great grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 30 Jan 1442 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 78) was created 1st Baron Milbroke.

On 11 Dec 1443 John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 79) died at Ampthill Castle [Map]. He was buried at Blackfriars Preachers Ludgate. Baron Fanhope, Baron Milbroke extinct.

[his daughter] Constance Cornwall Countess of Arundel was born to John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke and Elizabeth Lancaster Duchess Exeter. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 appears on the following Descendants Family Trees:

King John "Lackland" of England 1166-1216

Royal Ancestors of John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443

Kings Wessex: Great x 9 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 13 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 7 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Ancestors of John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443

Great x 4 Grandfather: King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandfather: King John "Lackland" of England Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 2 Grandfather: Richard of Cornwall 1st Earl Cornwall Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Richard Cornwall Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Reginald Fitzroy de Cornwall

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joan Valletort

GrandFather: Geoffrey Cornwall 1st Baron Burford Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: William Fitzalan

Great x 3 Grandfather: John Fitzalan

Great x 2 Grandfather: John Fitzalan 6th Earl Arundel 4 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandmother: Isabel D'Aubigny 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Mabel Gernon Countess Lincoln and Arundel 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Joan Fitzalan 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Theobald Walter

Great x 3 Grandfather: Theobald Butler

Great x 4 Grandmother: Maud Vavasour

Great x 2 Grandmother: Maud Verdun Countess Arundel

Great x 4 Grandfather: Nicholas Verdun

Great x 3 Grandmother: Rohesia Verdun

Father: John Cornwall 2 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Robert Mortimer

Great x 3 Grandfather: Hugh Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Say 6th Baroness Burford

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer

Great x 1 Grandfather: Hugh Mortimer 3rd Baron Mortimer

Great x 4 Grandfather: Roger Zouche

Great x 3 Grandfather: William Zouche

Great x 4 Grandmother: Margaret Bisset

Great x 2 Grandmother: Joyce Zouche Baroness Mortimer

Great x 3 Grandmother: Maud Trailly

GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer Baroness Burford

Great x 1 Grandmother: Matilda Unknown Baroness Mortimer

John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 3 x Great Grand Son of King John "Lackland" of England