Thursday 27 December 2012

Percy, Lacey and Blundeville

Three more Magna carta Barons using the battle set from Valdemar
Richard de Percy, (b. 1170 -  d.1244), 5th Baron Percy. Another of those who ended up being excommunicated by Pope innocent III. His full history HERE
Ranulph de Blundeville ( 1172 - d.1232) 6th Earl of Chester and 1st Earl of lincoln, ( Fourth Creation ) Viscount of Avranches (Normandy). Also known as de Blondeville. His full history HERE
John (Jean) de Lacey (Lacie, Laci)  (b.1192 -  d. 1240) 2nd Earl of Lincoln ( Fourth Creation) 8th Baron of Halton and 5th Lord of Bowland. His full history HERE.
His daughter, Maud de Lacy, Countess of Gloucester, was one very interesting 13th century character. In 27 year period she was in court for various lawsuits and litigations no less than 77 times!