Person:Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester (1)

Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
b.1160
d.25 Jun 1218
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Name Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
Gender Male
Birth? 1160
Death? 25 Jun 1218


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Simon IV de Montfort, Seigneur de Montfort-l'Amaury, 5th Earl of Leicester (1165 – 25 June 1218), also known as Simon de Montfort the elder, was a French nobleman who took part in the Fourth Crusade (1202–1204) and was a prominent leader of the Albigensian Crusade. He died at the siege of Toulouse in 1218.

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References
  1.   Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   SIMON de Montfort ([1170]-killed in battle Toulouse 25 Jun 1218, bur Abbey de Haute-Bruyère)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.