Edmund Mortimer

Edmund Mortimer

Birth
Wigmore, Herefordshire Unitary Authority, Herefordshire, England
Death 1331 (aged 24–25)
Stanton Lacy, Shropshire Unitary Authority, Shropshire, England
Burial Wigmore, Herefordshire Unitary Authority, Herefordshire, England
Memorial ID 57617357 · View Source
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2dmund de Mortimer, son and heir of Roger by Joan de Geneville, born probably in 1305 or 1306. From March 1322, he was in the King's custody. (presumably till the end of the reign) In 1327, his father made him deputy keeper of the peace in Salop, Hereford and Worcs. He was knighted at the Coronation of Edward III, 1 Feb. 1327/8. In July 1330 he was joint commissioner of array with his father in Glos., Hereford, Salop and Worcs.
In September 1331 the magnates in Parliament,interested themselves on Mortimer's behalf, but the King refused to act upon their advice. However, before October 21, Edmund had the castle and manor of Wigmore, the land of Maelienydd, with the castles of Kenthles and Dynbaud, the land of Kedewayn with the castle of Dolforwyn, and the land of Comotoyder, these being the lands which had formed the subject of the representation of the magnates, were returned by the King. On 20 Nov 1331 he was summoned to Parliament by writs directed Edmundo de Mortuomari, whereby he is held to have become Lord Mortimer.
Edmund de Mortimer married, 27 Jun 1326, at Earnwood, in Kinlet, Elizabeth (aged 25 in 1338), 3rd daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere and Margaret de Clare. He died 16 Dec 1331. His widow received dower in September 1332, and in 1334 obtained the castle of Bridgewater and various manors as her right by gift of Roger de Mortimer. She married, 2ndly (licence 1335), William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, who died in September 1360. She died June 1356.


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  • Maintained by: A.D.L
  • Originally Created by: L. C. B.
  • Added: 24 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57617357
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund Mortimer (1306–1331), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57617357, citing Wigmore Abbey, Wigmore, Herefordshire Unitary Authority, Herefordshire, England ; Maintained by A.D.L (contributor 47895058) .