Person:John de Ros (2)

John de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros
b.Oct 1396
Facts and Events
Name John de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros
Gender Male
Birth[1][4] Oct 1396 1 or 2 Oct
Alt Birth? Oct 1396
Title (nobility)? Lord Ros (of Helmsley)
Title (nobility)? Knighted
Other? Kinship: Son and heir
Other? Condition: Died without issue
Reference Number[1] Q6265627?
Marriage Abt 5 Sep 1404 to Margaret Despencer
Other 5 Sep 1404 papal mandate for dispensation
with Margaret Despencer
Death[1][3] 22 Mar 1421 Baugé, Maine-et-Loire, France Combatant of Baugé
Burial[4] Belvoir Priory, Belvoir, Leicestershire, England

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John de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros of Helmsley (c.1397 – 22 March 1421) was an English nobleman.

He was the eldest son of William de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros, and Margaret Fitzalan (d. 3 July 1438), the daughter of John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel, by Eleanor Maltravers (d. 3 July 1438), younger daughter and coheir of Sir John Maltravers.

He served as a soldier of Henry V of England during the Hundred Years' War. Six years after the Battle of Agincourt, John participated in the Battle of Baugé. He was among the casualties along with his brother William de Ros, Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, the governor of Normandy and others. He was buried at the Belvoir Priory.

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