John "Lackland", King of England

John "Lackland", King of England

Male 1167 - 1216  (48 years)

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  • Name John  

    • Angevin king of England
    Born 24 Dec 1167  Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    History birth to death 
    • In 1199, he was crowned King of England. [4]
    • On 19 June 1215, King John Signed the Magna Charta at Runnemede. [see document below]
    Reign 1199-1216 
    Died 19 Oct 1216  Newark, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Buried Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I2815  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2020 

    Father Henry II "Curt Mantel", King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1132/33, Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Château Chinon, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, Dutchess of Aquitaine,   b. 1123, probably Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1204, Palace of Poitiers, Poitiers, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 May 1153  Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabelle de Clare,   b. Before 1176,   d. 14 Oct 1217  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1189  Marlborough Castle, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Divorced 1199  [6, 7, 9
    • John divorced her on the ground of consanguinity; her grandfather, Robert, being an illegitimate son of Henry I.
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella of Angoulême, Queen of England,   b. 1188,   d. 31 May 1246  (Age 58 years)  [2
    Married 24 Aug 1200  Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Eleanor, Princess of England,   b. 1215, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1275, Montargis Abbey, Montargis, Centre-Val de Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Henry III, King of England,   b. 1 Oct 1207, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1272, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Richard of Cornwall, King of the Romans, Earl of Cornwall,   b. 5 Jan 1209, Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1272, Newark Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Joan,   b. 1210,   d. 1238  (Age 28 years)
     5. Isabelle, Prince of England,   b. 1214,   d. 1 Dec 1241  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Agatha de Ferrers,   b. Abt 1168, Chartley Castle, Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Type: They were not married 
    Children 
    +1. Joan, Princess of England,   b. Abt 1190,   d. Feb 1236/37, Aberconwy, Arllechwedd Isaf, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Y  [2
    Married Type: They were not married 
    Children 
    +1. Richard FitzRoy
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F7916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1167 - Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Aug 1189 - Marlborough Castle, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1200 - Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 1216 - Newark, Nottinghamshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Magna Charta with Seal
    Magna Charta with Seal
    Seal of King John
    Seal of King John
    Coin of John Lackland
    Coin of John Lackland

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    5. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).

    6. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975).

    7. [S1460] Norr, Vernon M. Some Early English Pedigrees , (Washington DC: by author, 1968).

    8. [S278] Web Site: Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, (web: http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html).

    9. [S1444] Cokayne, George E. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the UK, Extant, Extinct or Dormant volume V, (London: The St. Catherine Press, 1926).



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