Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 9: Summary


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MOELS or MOELES

Volume 9, page 6 and note b:
John de Moels (d. 1310):

[The evidence suggests that his wife, Maud, was a daughter of John, Lord Grey of Wilton, (d. 1323). (PROPOSED)]

MOLEYNS or MOLINS

Volume 9, page 42:
William de Moleyns (d. 1429):

[His widow, Anne, was dead by 2 May 1489. (PROPOSED)]

MONTAGU

Volume 9, page 96 and note c:
Henry Pole, Lord Montagu (d. 1538/9):

[His wife, Jane, was a daughter of George (Neville), Lord Abergavenny (d. 1535) by his first wife, Joan Arundel. The marriage took place shortly after 8 July 1515. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 99:
Anthony Browne, Viscount Montagu (d. 1592):

[The year of death given for his first wife, Jane, 1552, is incorrect, and should perhaps be 1553. (PROPOSED)]

MONTFORT

Volume 9, page 126 and note o:
Piers de Montfort (d. 1265):

His widow Alice was still living 23 February 1276/7.

Volume 9, page 127 and note q:
Piers de Montfort (d. 1286/7):

His wife Maud was the daughter and heir of Henry, not Matthew, de la Mare, who was dead by 1265. In June or July 1280 Maud and Hawise, the wife of Robert le Veel, appear as daughters and coheirs of Joan de la Mare, deceased; Hawise was probably the daughter of Joan by a subsequent husband, Walter de la Hyde, to whom she was married by 1260.

Volume 9, page 128:
John de Montfort (d. 1296):

He was married to Alice de la Plaunche by 18 March 1287, and she was still living in Easter Term 1309; further comments on her parentage.

Volume 9, page 128, note k, page 129 and note g:
Piers (de Montfort), Lord Montfort (d. before 24 Jan. 1369/70):

He seems to have had an illegitimate daughter Alice, who is said to have married firstly Fulk de Penebrugg (dead by Michaelmas 1345) and secondly Ralph Nowers.

Volume 9, page 129 and note o:
Piers (de Montfort), Lord Montfort (d. before 24 Jan. 1369/70):

[His wife, Margaret, died 27 September 1339, in her 19th year. (PROPOSED)]

MONTHERMER

Volume 9, page 142:
Ralph de Monthermer (d. 1325):

[His second wife, Isabel, was the widow of Gilbert de Clare, lord of Thomond, in Connaught (d. 1307). (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 143 and notes l and m:
Thomas de Monthermer (d.1340):

Evidence confirming that his wife, Margaret, was the widow of Henry Teyes (Lord Teyes) (ex. 1321). She was married to Thomas by 1330.

MORAY

Volume 9, page 171:
Henry Beaumont , Lord Beaumont (d. 1339/40):

[A further example of his being styled Earl of Buchan and Moray, in 1333. (PROPOSED)]

MORLEY

Volume 9, page 217 (as modified by volume 14) and note f:
Thomas (de Morley), Lord Morley (d. 1416):

[He had a previous wife, Elizabeth, mentioned 10 June 1380. The evidence suggests that his wife Joan was a daughter of Hugh de Hastings [d. [?]1369] and Margaret de Everingham. (PROPOSED)]

MORNINGTON

Volume 9, page 238:
Richard (Wellesley), Earl of Mornington (d.1842):

His wife, Hyacinthe, was alleged to have been fathered on Hyacinthe Gabrielle (née Varis), the wife of Pierre Roland, by a cavalry officer named Fagan in the French service.

MORTIMER of Attleborough

Volume 9, page 250:
Cicely, granddaughter and coheir of Sir Robert Mortimer (which Robert d. 1387):

She may have married Sir John Radcliff around December 1405, and died in 1423 at Bordeaux.

MORTIMER of Chirk

Volume 9, page 254:
Roger de Mortimer (d. 1326):

His marriage to Lucy la Wafre presumably took place before 8 June 1286. According to the History of the Foundation and Founders of Wigmore Priory, Lucy was the daughter of Robert de Wafre.

Volume 9, page 254:
Roger de Mortimer (d. before Oct. 1333):

His wife Juliane survived him, and was living 5 April 1350. The History of the Foundation and Founders of Wigmore Priory calls her "Johanna de Tubervyle".

Volume 9, page 256 and notes a-d (as modified by volume 14):
The Mortimers of Tedstone Wafer (1347-1504):

Various corrections and additions.

MORTIMER or MORTEMER of Wigmore

Volume 9, page 273 and note g:
Roger de Mortimer (d. 1214):

In 1212 he proffered 3,000 marks for the marriage of Walter de Beauchamp, not the marriage of the heir of Walter.

Volume 9, page 276 and note j:
Ralph de Mortimer (d. 1246):

[The parentage of his wife, Gladys, is discussed under Abergavenny. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 276 (as modified by volume 14) and note m:
Edmund de Mortimer (d. 1304):

He also had by his wife Margaret a daughter Eleanor, whose marriage to William de Kyme [Lord Kyme] (d. 1338) had been contracted, but not consummated, by 29 November 1307.

Volume 9, page 276 (as modified by volume 14) and note m:
Edmund de Mortimer (d. 1304):

[The parentage of his supposed daughter Isolt, and the argument that he had an earlier wife before Margaret, da. of Sir William de Fenles, are discussed under Audley (of Stratton Audley). (PROPOSED)]

MOUNTJOY

Volume 9, page 337:
Edward (Blount), Lord Mountjoy (d.1475):

His fiancée, and possible wife, Anne, the daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Cobham, could not have been the daughter of Elizabeth Chidiok. She was presumably the daughter of Sir Thomas' subsequent wife Anne, daughter of Humphrey (Stafford), Duke of Buckingham.

Volume 9, pages 346, 347, and page 347, note a:
Charles (Blount), Lord Mountjoy (d.1606):

His heir was Sir Henry Baker, the son of his third cousin, John Baker. Further details are given.

Volume 9, page 352:
William Stewart, 1st son and heir apparent of William (Stewart), Viscount Mountjoy (the latter d. 1769):

[The date given for his burial, 29 February 1754, did not exist. (PROPOSED)]

MOWBRAY or MOUBRAY

Volume 9, page 367 (as modified by volume 14):
William d'Aubigny (d. 1139):

[The question of whether Roger le Bigod, father of his wife Maud, had one wife or two, is discussed under Norfolk. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 384, note g:
John, Lord Mowbray (d. 1368):

[The dates of the birth and marriage of his daughter Eleanor are discussed under Welles. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 384 and note h:
John, Lord Mowbray (d. 1368):

Most evidence suggests that he died on 17 June.

MULTON OF EGREMONT or EGREMOND

Volume 9, pages 404, 405 and note m:
John de Multon (d. 1334):

[Possible identity of his wife Alice. (PROPOSED)]

MULTON OF GILSLAND

Volume 9, page 406, and note h:
Thomas de Multon (d. c. 1270/1):

He was married to Maud de Vaux by 20 Henry III [1235-1236].

MUNCHENSY OF NORFOLK

Volume 9, page 419, note d:
Cecily, widow of Roger, Earl of Hereford (d. 1155):

She remarried to William of Poitou, and - by or soon after 1162 - to Walter de Mayenne.

Volume 9, page 424 (as modified by volume 14):
William de Munchensy (d. 1287):

His wife, Amice, was the widow of Sir John de Hull, of Hill Croome, Worcestershire.

Volume 9, page 424:
Denise de Munchensy, daughter and heir of William de Munchensy (d. 1287):

She was born shortly before 22 July 1283.

NEVILLE or NEVILL OF ESSEX

Volume 9, page 481 and note g:
John de Neville (d. 1246):

He married Hawise de Courtenay before February 1229/30; Hawise's mother was Mary de Courtenay, who was living in 1250.

Volume 9, page 483, and note j (and continuation on page 484):
John de Neville (d. by 1282):

[The evidence suggests that his second wife, Margaret, may have been the daughter of a child of Ralph Belet and Sibyl de Cormeilles, later the wife of Hugh Giffard of Boyton. (PROPOSED)]

NEVILLE (of Raby)

Volume 9, pages 500, 501 (as corrected by volume 14):
Ralph (de Neville), Lord Neville (d. 1367):

[The parentage of Isolt, the mother of his wife, Alice, is discussed under Audley (of Stratton Audley). (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 502c:
Geoffrey de Neville, younger son of Geoffrey the Chamberlain:

[Corrections and additions concerning the marriages of Maud, the maternal grandmother of his wife Mabel (PROPOSED)]

NORFOLK

Volume 9, pages 577, 578; page 578, note a; page 579, and notes c and k:
Roger Bigod (d. 1107):

[K. S. B. Keats-Rohan suggests that he had only one wife, Adelaide/Alice. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 585:
Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk (d. 1176/7):

[Removed. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 589:
Roger (le Bigod), Earl of Norfolk (d. 1221):

His wife was named Ida de Tosny, and his marriage to her took place around Christmas 1181.

Volume 9, page 589, note f:
Roger (le Bigod), Earl of Norfolk (d. 1221):

His children by his wife, Ida, are named as Hugh, William, Roger, John, Ralph, Mary, Margaret and Ida.

Volume 9, page 600:
Margaret, Countess of Norfolk (d. 1398/9):

[Additional information about her matrimonial history. (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 600, note a:
Margaret, countess of Norfolk (d. 1398/9):

Sir Edward Montagu, the husband of her sister, Alice, was the uncle of William, afterwards Earl of Salisbury, not his brother.

Volume 9, page 601 and note a:
Thomas de Mowbray, first Duke of Norfolk (d. 1399):

His date of birth is more likely to have been 22 March 1366/7 or 1367/8.

Volume 9, page 605:
Thomas (de Mowbray), Earl of Norfolk (d. 1405):

[His widow, Constance, remarried to Sir John Grey by Trinity term, 11 Henry IV (1410). (PROPOSED)]

Volume 9, page 605:
John de Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk (d. 1432):

His date of birth is most often given as 10 August 1390.

Volume 9, page 610, note d:
Anne, suo jure Countess of Norfolk (d. 1481):

[Her great-grand-aunt, Margaret de Mowbray, appears to have married secondly Sir John Grey of Ruthin (d. 1439). (PROPOSED)]

NORTHUMBERLAND

Volume 9, page 715, note l (on p. 716):
Henry de Percy, Earl of Northumberland (d. 1455):

The "manor of Dagenham" referred to was actually the manor of "Dagenhams and Cockerels", in the parish of Romford, Essex.

Volume 9, page 717, note d:
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland (d. 1461):

Anne, who married Sir Thomas Hungerford and Sir Laurence Rainsford, was his sister, not his daughter.

NORWICH

Volume 9, page 765:
Sir Walter de Norwich, son and heir apparent of John de Norwich (d.1362):

His wife, Margaret, was the daughter of Sir John de Haudlo (d.1346) by his wife Maud, the daughter of Sir Philip Burnell.