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Edmund Fitz Alan Earl of Arundel
Alice de Warenne
(Bef 1285-Bef 1338)
Henry Plantagenęt 3rd Earl of Lancaster
(Abt 1281-1345)
Maud de Chaworth of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales
(1282-Bef 1322)
Sir Richard Fitz Alan Earl of Arundel, Earl of Surrey
(Abt 1313-1376)
Eleanor Plantagenęt of Lancaster
(Abt 1313-1372)
Sir John Fitz Alan Knight, Baron Maltravers, Marshal Of England


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Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham

Sir John Fitz Alan Knight, Baron Maltravers, Marshal Of England

  • Born: Arundel, Sussex, England
  • Marriage: Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham 141
  • Died: 15 Dec 1379, Irish Sea 141

bullet   Another name for John was Sir John d'Arundel Knight.160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 8th Edition, 59:34-35, John is called Sir John d'Arundel, first Lord Arundel and Marshal of England. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 737
John was marshal of England in 1377, summoned to Parliament 3 Richard II. He married Eleanor, grand-daughter and coheir of John, Lord Maltravers, in whose right he bore that title, and by her had issue:
John, b 1365, m. Elizabeth, daughter of Hugh le Despencer, and d. 1391
William, Knight of the Garter
Thomas, also known as Edward

~Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronatage of The British Empire, pg. 201

• Background Information. 141
John d'Arundel
, younger son of Richard Fitz Alan, 16th Earl of Arundel, by his 2nd wife, Eleanor, daughter of Henry, Earl of Lancaster, married, shortly before 4 Aug 1357, Eleanor, 2nd and youngest daughter of Sir John Mautravers, by Gwenthlian his wife, which Eleanor was found granddaughter and coheir (she eventually was sole heir) of Sir John Mautravers, Lord Mautravers, on 16 Feb 1363/4, at which date she was aged 19. In consequence, probably of such marriage, he was summoned to Parliament, from 4 August (1377) 1 Richard II to 20 October (1379) 3 Richard II by writs directed "Johanni de Arundell," whereby he may be held io have become Lord Arundel. He was Marshal of England in that same year, 1377, and also 9 Apr 1378. Being in command of a naval expedition in aid of the Duke of Brittany, he defeated the French fleet off the coast of Cornwall, but was later, 15 or 16 Dec 1379, wrecked and drowned in the Irish sea. He was buried in Lewes Priory. His will was dated 26 Nov 1379. His widow (de jure suo jure Baroness Mautravers, according to modern doctrine), married by dispensation from the Archbishop of Canterbury, dated 9 Sep 1384 (being within the third degree of consanguinity), as 2nd wife, Reynold, 2nd Lord Cobham of Sterborough, who died 6 Jul 1403. She died in Jan 1404/5. Her will dated at Lytchett Matravers, 26 Sep 1404, expressing her desire to be buried at Lewes Priory with "mon tres honorable seigneur John Arundell," and was proved 16 Jan1404/5 at Maidstone.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, (Arundel), pp. 259-260, XIV, p. 39

John married Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham, daughter of Sir John Mautravers Lord Mautravers and Gwenthin (Wentliana).141 (Eleanor Maltravers Baroness Cobham was born in 1346 in Echingham, Sussex, England 160 and died on 10 Jan 1404-1405 in England 141,160.)

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