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John de Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
Facts and Events
Name John de Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
Gender Male
Birth[6] 3 Aug 1390 Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France
Christening[6] 9 Aug 1390 Calais, Pas-de-Calais, FranceSt Mary's
Marriage Abt 12 Jan 1411-1412 Raby with Keverstone, Staindrop, Durham, Englandto Lady Catherine de Neville
Probate[5] 14 Feb 1432 Lambeth, Surrey, England
Reference Number? Q1701151?
Death[1][2] 19 Oct 1432 Epworth, Lincolnshire, England
Will[5] 19 Oct 1432
Burial? Epworth, Lincolnshire, EnglandEpworth Priory

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Sir John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, 9th Baron Segrave, 8th Baron Mowbray KG, Earl Marshal (1392 – 19 October 1432) was an English nobleman.

He was the younger son of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, and succeeded his elder brother Thomas as 5th Earl of Norfolk and 3rd Earl of Nottingham in 1405. He was appointed Earl Marshal of England and recovered his titles of Baron Mowbray and Segrave upon his coming of age in 1413, which is also the year that Henry V succeeded to the throne, keen to reconcile with former opponents of the House of Lancaster. He also received the remaining lands confiscated when the Mowbrays opposed the seizure of the throne by Henry IV. In 1415 he sat in judgment on Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge. In 1425 he was restored to his father's confiscated Dukedom of Norfolk.

He married Lady Katherine Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, and had only one son, John, later 3rd Duke of Norfolk.

He went to France with King Henry V and took part in the siege of Harfleur. He was too ill to fight at Agincourt.

He died in 1432 at Epworth, Lincolnshire, where his father had founded a monastery.

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KINSHIP: 2nd son.

MILITARY: Battles and Wars> Took part in the sieges of Rouen and Caen, 1417; the siege of Melun, 1419; accompanied King Henry VI to France, 1430. OFFICE: [P.C.] Privy Councillor. ASSIGNMENTS: Summoned to Parliament by writ, 1412/1413. ASSIGNMENTS: Was the chief member of a judicial comission to investigate the guilt of Cambridge and Scrope, 1415. ASSIGNMENTS: Served as one of 8 arbitrators between Gloucester and Beaufort, 1426. ASSIGNMENTS: Officiated as Earl Marshal at the Coronation of King Henry VI, 1429.

HONORS: [K.G.] Knight of the Order of the Garter. TITLES: Earl of Norfolk, Earl of Nottingham, Earl Marshall, Lord Mowbray, Segrave, and Gower. TITLES: Restored as Duke of Norfolk, 1425.

PROBATE: Died testate.

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  2. Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 131 ERESBY:6.
  3.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), vol. 2 p. 62.
  4.   John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Nichols, John. A collection of all the wills, now known to be extant, of the kings and queens of England, princes and princessess of Wales, and every branch of the blood royal: from the reign of William the Conqueror to that of Henry the Seventh, exclusive, with explanatory notes and a glossary. (London: J. Nichols, 1780), pages 266 to 269.

    The will may be read here (in Latin).

  6. 6.0 6.1 Institute of Historical Research. Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, 19:4.

    From a writ for proof of age. (C 137/63, no.76, mm.76–7)