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Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford
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Name Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1310 Badlesmere, Kent, EnglandBadlesmere Castle, House of Badlesmere
Alt Marriage 25 JUL 1316 to Robert Fitzpaine
Marriage ABT. 1331 Of Castle, Badlesmere, Kent, Englandto Robert Fitzpaine
Marriage bef Mar 1335 to John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford
Alt Death[3] 24 May 1365
Reference Number? Q6792272?
Death[1] 24 May 1366 Helmsley, Yorkshire, England

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Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford (1310 – May 1366) was an English noblewoman, and the wife of John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford. She, along with her three sisters, was a co-heiress of her only brother Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere, who had no male issue.

At the age of 11 she was imprisoned in the Tower of London along with her mother, Margaret de Clare, Baroness Badlesmere and her four siblings, after the former refused Queen consort Isabella admittance to Leeds Castle and ordered an assault upon her when she attempted entry.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Maud de Badlesmere, Countess of Oxford, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Maud de Badlesmere, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. Weever, John. Ancient funerall monuments within the United Monarchie of Great Britaine, Ireland, and the islands adiacent, with the dissolved monasteries therein contained: their founders, and what eminent persons haue beene in the same interred, as also the death and buriall of certaine of the Bloud Royall, the nobilitie and gentrie of these kingdomes entombed in forraine nations. (London: T. Harper, 1631), page 376.