William de Beauchamp 9th Earl of Warwick 1 2
- Born: Abt 1237, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, England
- Marriage (1): Maud FitzGeoffrey before 1270 in Worcestershire, England
- Died: 9 Jun 1298, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, England about age 61
- Buried: Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England
Second husband of Maud FitzJohn (Maud FitzGeoffrey).
From Wikipedia - William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick :
William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick (1237 -1298 ) was an English nobleman and soldier, described as a "vigorous and innovative military commander". He was active in the field against the Welsh for many years, and at the end of his life campaigned against the Scots.
He was a close friend of Edward I of England , and was an important leader in Edward's invasion of Wales in 1277. In 1294 he raised the siege of Conwy Castle , where the King had been penned in, crossing the estuary. He was victorious on March 5, 1295 at the battle of Maes Madog , against Madog ap Llywelyn . In a night attack on the Welsh infantry, he used cavalry to drive them into compact formations, which were then shot up by his archers, and charged.
His father was William de Beauchamp of Elmley, his mother Isabel Mauduit, sister and heiress of William Mauduit, 8th Earl of Warwick .
He married Maud FitzGeoffrey. His children included:
Isabella, married Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester
Guy , who married Alice de Toeni , widow of Thomas de Leyburne
FamilySearch has b. abt 1227.
William married Maud FitzGeoffrey, daughter of John FitzGeoffrey of Fambridge, Essex and Isabel Bigod, before 1270 in Worcestershire, England. (Maud FitzGeoffrey was born about 1237 in Shere, Surrey, England, died on 16 Apr 1301 in <Grey Friars>, Worcestershire, England and was buried on 7 May 1301 in Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England.)