Edmund de Mortimer

Brief Life History of Edmund de

When Edmund de Mortimer was born on 27 October 1252, in Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer, was 22 and his mother, Maud de Braose, was 26. He married Joan de Grey in 1276, in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England. He registered for military service in 1304. In 1265, at the age of 13, his occupation is listed as treasurer of york . He died on 17 July 1304, in Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England, at the age of 51, and was buried in Wigmore Abbey, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England.

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Edmund de Mortimer
Margaret de Fiennes
Marriage: September 1285
Maud de Mortimer
Elizabeth de Mortimer
Walter de Mortimer
Margaret de Mortimer
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl of March
Hugh de Mortimer
Joan Mortimer
Edmund de Mortimer II
John de Mortimer

Sources (14)

  • Edmund Mortimer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Foundation for Medieval Genealogy -Pierre de Geneville
  • Edmund Mortimer (1261-1303), Find a Grave

World Events (2)

1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

Treaty of Paris was signed on December 4, 1259, which ended 100 years of conflict between England and France.

1290 · Jews Expelled From England

After years of anti-Semitic behavior, King Edward I expelled Jews from England in 1290.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Mortemer in Seine-Maritime, France, so called from Old French mort(e) ‘dead’ + mer ‘sea’, probably referring to a stagnant pond or drained swamp.

Irish (of Norman origin): the Norman surname in sense 1 above was taken to Ireland from England in the medieval period, where it has also been adopted by bearers of the Gaelic surnames Mac Muircheartaigh and ÓMuircheartaigh, commonly Anglicized as McMurty and Mortagh. Compare McMurdo .

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BIO: from Historic Peerage of England, p 337 ... summoned to Parliament from 23 June, 23 Edw. I. 1295, to 2 June, 30 Edw. I. 1302... ** from http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MED …

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