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Maud (Matilda) de Kevelioc
Maud of Chester, de Meschines (1171- 1233) married David, 9th Earl de Huntingdon, David Canmore Etherington Dunkeld, Prince & one-time Heir Presumptive of Scotland, Crusader, (1144 – 1219), son of Henry of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon and Northumberland & his wife Ada de Warenne .
A. Ada de Huntigdon, (~1200 - aft. 1241) married Henry (1206 – 1250), Knight de Hastings, Lord of Ashill. Their children:
A.1. Henry de Hastings, d’ Eu, of Ashill, (~ 1235 - 1269) married Joan (Eve) de Cantilupe, Heiress of Abergavenny, (~1242 -by 1271) daughter of William III de Cantilupe (~ 1216-1255) of Abergavenny (Monmouthshire, Wales) and Eva de Braose. Simon de Montfort, a close friend of the family, was the chief mourner at William’s funeral. William was the brother of prelate Thomas de Cantilupe . During the Barons’ War, Thomas favoured Simon de Montfort and the baronial party. He represented the barons before St Louis of France at Amiens in 1264. He was made Chancellor of England on 25 February 1264, but was deprived of this office after Montfort’s death at Evesham, and lived out of England for some time.
They were the nephews of Walter de Cantilupe, bishop of Worcester. As Bishop, he identified himself with the party of ecclesiastical reform, which was then led by Edmund Rich and Robert Grosseteste. At the parliament of Oxford in 1258 he was elected by the popular party as one of their representatives on the committee of twenty-four which undertook to reform the administration; from that time until the outbreak of civil war he was a man of mark in the councils of the baronial party. During the war he sided with Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester and, through his nephew, Thomas de Cantilupe, who was then Chancellor of Oxford University, brought over the university to the popular side. He was present at the Battle of Lewes and blessed the Montfortians before they joined battle with the army of the King; he entertained de Montfort on the night before the final rout and defeat of the Battle of Evesham
Henry was created Baron in 1264 by Simon de Montfort (was summoned to Parliament as Lord Hastings in 1264). He led the Londoners at the Battle of Lewes, where he was taken prisoner, and fought at the Battle of Evesham. He resisted the King at Kenilworth, and, after the Dictum of Kennilworth he commanded the last remnants of the baronial party when they made their last stand in the Isle of Ely, submitting to Henry in July 1267.
- John de Hastings (d’ Eu), 1st Baron of Abergavenny, 1st Lord Hastings, (1262 - 1313), Seneshal of Gascony married Isabel de Valence, (Hasting’s 1st wife), (d.~ 1305), daughter of William de Valence, I Earl of Wexford and I Earl of Pembroke (1225–1230 -1296) (born Guillaume de Lusignan, the fourth son of Isabella of Angoulême), and Joan de Munchensi (daughter of Joane Marshall, sister in law of Eleanor). Isabel is the sister of Aymer de Valence, II Earl of Pembroke and Wexford (~1270 – 1324) who married Beatrice de Clermont (daughter of Raoul II de Clermont, Lord of Nesle, Vicecount of Châteaudun, Grand Chamberlain of France and Constable of France, son of Simon II of Clermont and Adele of Montfort).
- Edmund (Lord of Inchmahome) Hastings (d. 24 Jun 1314, k. at Battle of Bannockburn)
- Lora de Hastings (d.~by 1339) married Thomas, 1st Baron le Latimer (d.~ 1333)
- Joan (Audra) de Hastings married John de Waldegrave
A.2. Maud de Hastings (~1236 - ~ 1265) married Sir Gilbert Pecche of Great Bealings (~1218 - 1291). Gilbert was present with his brother-in-law, Henry de Hastings, as his steward at the Battle of Evesham in 1265. Their children: Eva Pecche and Sir John Pecche of Great Thurlow
A.3. John de Hastings
A.4. Eleanor (Hillarie) de Hastings (~1235 - ~ 1295) married 1. in 1265 Sir William de Harcourt (~ before 1237 - ~ 1278), son of Arabella de Quincy, daughter of Saher IV de Quincy, I Earl of Winchester and Margaret de Beaumont de Harcourt (Margaret is the sister of Amicia de Beaumont, Simon’s grandmother). William was the nephew of Helen de Harcourt, wife of Hugh Bigod (Chief Justice of England) and of Roger Bigod (~ 1209 – 1270) , 4th Earl of Norfolk and Marshal of England. Their sons:
- Sir Richard knight de Harcourt (~ 1256 - ~ 1293) married Margaret de Beke, daughter of Sarah de Furnival.
- Henry de Harcourt.
She married 2. Robert de Frankville
B. Margaret de Huntigdon, of Canmore (~1190 - ~ 1228) married Alan FitzRoland, Lord of Galloway, Constable of Scotland (~1180 – 1234).
Their daughter Devorguilla II MacDonald of Galloway (Heiress Presumptive of Scotland until her death), (~1214 – 1290). Married 1. John de Balliol, Lord of Barnard & Bywell, Regent of Scotland (~1216 -1268). Their children:
a. John de Balliol, 30th King of Scots married in 1281 Isabella de Warenne (d.~ 1295), daughter of Alice de Lusignan (half sister of Eleanor de Montfort) and of John, Earl de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey. Their children:
a.1. Agnes (Matilda) de Balliol, Princess of Scotland, (~1270)
a.2. Edward de Balliol (34th) King of Scots, (~ 1285 -~ 1363) married:
- first wife Christine d’Artois, daughter of Robert III d’Artois and great granddaughter of Amicie de Montfort.
- second wife Margareta de Taranto (Margherita de Anjou) (~ 1325–1380), daughter of Philip I de Taranto (1278 – 1331) titular Emperor of Constantinople (as Philip II), despot of Epirus, King of Albania, Prince of Achaea and Taranto, and Lord of Durazzo (she married as her second husband Francis des Baux, Duke of Andria, future husband of Sveva Orsini, great granddaughter of Anastasia de Montfort) and of princess Catherine Valois.
b. princess Alianore (Marjory Mary) de Balliol of Scotland married John II the Black Comyn, Lord of Badenoch, Guardian of Scotland (~ 1243 -~ 1302). Their children: John the Red Comyn, Lord of Badenoch, Justiciar, (~ after 1269 – 1306) married Lady Joan de Valence of Pembroke, daughter of William de Valence (half brother of Eleanor de Montfort).
C. Isabella de Huntingdon, Heiress of Scotland, (~1199 - ~ 1251) married Robert IV de Brus, the Noble, 4th Lord of Annandale (~1164 – 1245). Through her came the claims firstly of her son in 1290 and later in the beginning of 14th century of her great-grandson Robert Bruce, 7th Lord of Annandale, to the Scottish throne. Their children:
a. Robert V Bruce (le Brus), 5th Lord of Annandale, Baron of Writtle, the Competitor (~1210 - 1295) was regent and recognized heir presumptive of Scotland in the years just before his mother’s death. Married Isabel de Clare, Lady of Gloucester (1226 - ~ 1264), daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford and 5th Earl of Gloucester and Lady Isabel Marshal (former sister in law of Eleanor de Montfort, first wife of Richard de Cornwall and aunt of Maud de Braose). His possessions were later increased following the defeat of Simon de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham (1265), via a series of grants that included the estates of the former rebel barons Walter de Fauconberg and John de Melsa.
Their son Robert VI Bruce, Earl of Carrick, 6th Lord of Annandale (1243 or 1253 - 1304) married Margaret, Countess of Carrick (d. 1292). Their son Robert the Bruce, 32nd King of Scots (1274 – 1329) (Roibert (Roibeirt) a Briuis
D. John le Scot, Earl of Huntingdon and 7th Earl of Chester (~1207 - 1237) married in 1222 Elen (Helen) verch Llwelyn, Princess of Wales, (~1207- 1253), daughter of Joanna Plantagenet (~1190 -1238 or ’36, Wales)(daughter of king John and sister of Eleanor de Montfort). On the death of John’s maternal uncle, Ranulph de Blondeville, Earl of Chester, on 26 October 1232, the Earldom of Chester was inherited by John’s mother Matilda (Maud) of Chester (Ranulph’s eldest sister). Less than a month later with the consent of the King, she gave an inter vivos gift of the Earldom to her son John who became Earl of Chester by right of his mother. He was formally invested by King Henry III as Earl of Chester on 21 November 1232.