|Birth: ||Apr., 1271|
|Death: ||May 31, 1326|
Lord Berkeley "The Magnanimous". He fought in the Scottish Wars. His first wife was Eva la Zouche and his second wife was Isabel de Clare.
Knight, 2nd Lord Berkeley, Baron of Berkeley, Warden of Gloucester, Captain of Berwick, Chief Justice of South Wales, Seneschal of Aquitaine, son and heir of Thomas de Berkeley by Joan de Ferrers.
Maurice first married Eve la Zouche, daughter of Eudes by Milicent Cantelowe. Eve's maritagium included the manors of Edington, Somerset and Milston and Brigmerston on Wiltshire. Maurice and Eve had five sons; Sir Thomas, Sir Maurice, John, Eudes, Canon of Westbury, and Peter, Canon of Lincoln, as well as two daughters; Isabel and Milicent.
Maurice distinguished himself in the Scottish wars of 1295 to 1318, and at the siege of Caerlaverock in 1300. He was summoned to Parliament in 1308 to 1321. Eve died 05 Dec 1314, and he re married to Isabel de Clare, the divorced wife of Sir Guy de Beauchamp, and the daughter of Sir Gilbert de Clare by Alice de Lusignan. Her maritagium included the manors of Shipton and Burford, Oxfordshire. Maurice joined the Thomas, Earl of Lancaster in the rebellion against King Edward II and the Despenser family. He was sent to Wallingford prison 20 Jan 1322, where he died five years later. He was buried at Wallingford, but later moved to St Augustines in Bristol. (additional information by Anne Shurtleff Stevens)
Thomas Berkeley (1245 - 1321)
Joan Ferrers Berkeley (____ - 1309)
Eva Zouche Berkeley (1278 - 1314)*
Isabella de Clare de Berkeley (1262 - 1333)*
Thomas de Berkeley (1296 - 1361)*
Maurice de Berkeley (1298 - 1347)*
Isabella Berkeley De Clifford (1307 - 1362)*
Bristol Unitary Authority
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Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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