Person:John de Segrave (2)

John de Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave
m. Abt 1319
  1. John de Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave1315 - 1353
m. 1338
  1. John de Segrave
  2. Elizabeth de Segrave, Baroness Mowbray1338 - 1368
Facts and Events
Name John de Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave
Alt Name John de Seagrave
Gender Male
Birth? 1315 Norfolk, England
Marriage 1338 Brotherton, Yorkshire, Englandto Margaret of Norfolk _____
Death[1] 1 Apr 1353 Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandSpms, ?
Reference Number? Q16863364?


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John de Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave (4 May 1315 – 1 April 1353) was an English peer and landowner in Leicestershire and Yorkshire. His family title of Baron Segrave is drawn from a village now spelled Seagrave, which uses a coat of arms similar to that of the barons.

Segrave was the son of Stephen de Segrave, 3rd Baron Segrave and Alice Fitzalan. Little is known of his early life.

About 1335, Segrave married Margaret of Brotheron, daughter and eventual sole heir of Thomas of Brotherton, son of King Edward I of England by his second wife, Margaret of France.

A year after the marriage his wife inherited her father's title and estates, becoming in her own right Countess of Norfolk and Earl Marshal of England.

In 1350, Segrave and his wife sought a divorce, arguing that they had been contracted in marriage before Margaret was of age, and that she had never consented. The impetus for this was that Margaret wished to marry Lord Manny, with whom she had an understanding. However, Segrave died at Bretby in Repton, Derbyshire, on 1 April 1353, before the divorce had been granted. He was succeeded in the barony by his daughter Elizabeth.

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References
  1. John de Segrave, 4th Baron of Segrave, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  2.   John Segrave, 4th Baron Segrave, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.