|Death: ||Aug. 10, 1315|
Guy de Beauchamp, Knight, 10th Earl of Warwick, Baron of Salwarpe, Worcestershire. Hereditary Chamberlain of the Exchequer, hereditary Sheriff of Worcestershire, first son and heir of William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick and Maud FitzGeoffrey, daughter of John, Knight of Shere.
Guy was born about 1271 as he was thirty years old in 1301. He first married to Isabel de Clare, daughter of Gilbert de Clare and Alice de Lusignan, but they were separated in 1302, and had no children, and the wedding might never have actually taken place.
In 1309, Guy married Alice de Toeni, daughter of Ralph de Toeni, Lord Toeni of Flamstead by a Mary from Scotland. Alice was the countess of Warwick and a wealthy heiress. They had two sons and five daughters:
Sir Tomas, Knight of the Garter and 11th Earl of Warwick
John, Lord Beauchamp
Maud m m Geoffrey de Say
Emme m Roland de Oddingseles
Isabel m John de Clinton
Elizabeth m Thomas of Astley
Lucy m Roger de Napton
Guy was one of the richest men of his time, next to the Earl of Lancaster, and while remembered for participating in the infamous murder of Peter de Gaveston, he was considered an intelligent man with exceptional judgement and learning who owned a large library for the era. He served Edward I faithfully, but opposed his son, Edward II and his favorite Earl, Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall.
1296 - Knighted by King Edward I
1298 - had land grants in Scotland previously belonging to Mowbray and others, worth £1000 a year.
22 Jul 1298 - Fought in the King's Division of the Battle of Falkirk
Sep 1298 - became the Earl of Warwick and High Sheriff of Worcester for life
1299 - Attended Edward's marriage to Margaret of France
1300 - At the siege of Caerlaverock
1304 - Served under Edward, Prince of Wales at the siege of Stirling Castle.
1307 - Received Edward Balliol's forfeited Barnard Castle in Durham
07 Jul 1307 - present at Edward's death in Cumberland
1308 - carried a Sword of State at King Edward II's coronation
1308 - instrumental in the banishment of Peter Gaveston and alone opposed his recall 1309
1310 - one of the Lord Ordainers of Reform
Jun 1312 - with the Earl of Pembroke, Aymer de Valance, seized Gaveston at Deddington and took him to Warwick Castle to await the Earl of Lancaster who executed Gaveston without trial on the 19th
1313 - pardoned for Gaveston's murder
1314 - refused to fight at the Battle of Bannockburn. Edward was forced to bend to the Barons, but Guy withdrew because of illness and died, leaving Lancaster to lead the Barons through the ensuing, unstable years.
His wife would remarry, to Sir William de Mortimer La Zouche in 1316.
William de Beauchamp (1237 - 1298)
Maud FitzJohn Beauchamp (1235 - 1301)
Maud de Beauchamp Say (____ - 1369)*
Thomas De Beauchamp (1313 - 1369)*
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Dec 31, 2011
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