Stephen Longespée


Brief Life History of Stephen

When Stephen Longespée was born in 1216, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, his father, William Longespée- I, Earl of Salisbury, was 40 and his mother, Lady Elsa FitzPatrick d'Evereux - Third Countess of Salisbury, was 29. He married Emaline DeRidelisford on 8 February 1243, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. In 1259, at the age of 43, his occupation is listed as justiciar of ireland, senior official in charge of administration in Diocese of Dublin, Leinster, Ireland. He died in 1260, in Sutton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44, and was buried in Lacock, Wiltshire, England.

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Stephen Longespée
Emaline DeRidelisford
Marriage: 8 February 1243
Emmeline Longespée
Ela De Longespee
Emelina de Longespée

Sources (8)

  • Stephen Longespee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Foundation For Medieval Genealogy - Medieval Lands

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1243Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (2)

    1224 · France Declares War on England

    Age 8

    France declared war on England as Louis VIII of France attacked Poitou and northern Gascony.

    1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

    Age 43

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

    Name Meaning

    Usual English spelling of the name of the first Christian martyr (Acts 6–7), whose feast is accordingly celebrated next after Christ's own ( 26 December ). His name is derived from the Greek word stephanos ‘garland, crown’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight


    BIO: as of 5/28/2016 STEPHEN Longespee (-bur Lacock Abbey). The Book of Lacock names “Guillelmus Longe …

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