Stephen Longespée

Male1216–1260

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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Family Time Line

Stephen Longespée
1216–1260
Emaline DeRidelisford
1220–1276
Marriage: 8 February 1243
Emmeline Longespée
1240–1291
Ela De Longespee
1244–1276
Emelina de Longespée
1252–1331

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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    BIO

    BIO: http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#WilliamLongespeedied12491250 as of 5/28/2016 STEPHEN Longespee (-bur Lacock Abbey). The Book of Lacock names “Guillelmus Longe …

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