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John de Montagu, mar Margaret de Monthermer [descendant of Edward I] and had issue:
Thomas de Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury (see here), born 1388,
mar 1stly to Eleanor Holland [descendant of Edward I],
appears in the plays Henry V and Henry VI, part 1 by Shakespeare,
he was a leader of the English army occupying northern France in the Hundred Years War,
he began the Siege of Orleans 1428,
he was killed in the Siege 1428 (NOT 1421), age 40 yrs,
title extinct (revived for his son-in-law),
in 1429, the English were defeated and Orleans relieved in a famous victory by the French under Joan of Arc, turning point in the Hundred Years War and the emergence of modern France,
had issue by 1st wife:
Claimed to be related:
of Hemington, Northamptonshire,
mar Agnes Dudley and had issue:
mar 3rdly to Ellen Roper,
Lord Chief Justice of England 1539-45,
one of executors of will of Henry VIII (died 1547),
he purchased the advowson of Southwick church, Northamptonshire, in 7th Edward VI (1553), his dau had recently married Lynne of Southwick Hall,
he unwillingly was made by 1st Duke of Northumberland in 1553 to alter Henry VIII's will in favour of Lady Jane Grey,
on the fall of Lady Jane and the accession of Mary 1553 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London and fined,
died 1557, bur church of St. Mary the Virgin, Weekley, Northamptonshire (nr Boughton), (todo) see effigy,
had issue by 3rd wife: