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Ancestors of William Winthrop Rawlinson

      7882960. King John I Lackland1412,1413, born December 24, 1167 in Beaumont Palace or Kings Manorhouse, Oxford, England1414; died Bet. October 18 - 19, 1216 in Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire, England. He was the son of 15765920. King Henry II Plantagenet and 15765921. Queen Eleanor of Aquitane. He married 31857159. Agatha De Ferrers.

      31857159. Agatha De Ferrers, born 1168. She was the daughter of 63062432. Earl William De Ferrers and 63062433. Sibyl De Braiose.

Notes for King John I Lackland:
KING JOHN I was born on Christmas Eve 1167. His parents drifted apart after his birth; his youth was divided between his eldest brother Henry's house, where he learned the art of knighthood, and the house of his father's justiciar, Ranulf Glanvil, where he learned the business of government. As the fourth child, inherited lands were not available to him, giving rise to his nickname, Lackland. His first marriage lasted but ten years and was fruitless, but his second wife, Isabella of Angouleme, bore him two sons and three daughters. He also had an illegitimate daughter, Joan, who married Llywelyn the Great, Ruler of All Wales, from which the Tudor line of monarchs was descended. The survival of the English government during John's reign is a testament to the reforms of his father, as John taxed the system socially, economically, and judicially.

The Angevin family feuds profoundly marked John. He and Richard clashed in 1184 following Richard's refusal to honor his father's wishes surrender Aquitane to John. The following year Henry II sent John to rule Ireland, but John alienated both the native Irish and the transplanted Anglo-Normans who emigrated to carve out new lordships for themselves; the experiment was a total failure and John returned home within six months. After Richard gained the throne in 1189, he gave John vast estates in an unsuccessful attempt to appease his younger brother. John failed to overthrow Richard's administrators during the German captivity and conspired with Philip II in another failed coup attempt. Upon Richard's release from captivity in 1194, John was forced to sue for pardon and he spent the next five years in his brother's shadow.

John's reign was troubled in many respects. A quarrel with the Church resulted in England being placed under an interdict in 1207, with John actually excommunicated two years later. The dispute centered on John's stubborn refusal to install the papal candidate, Stephen Langdon, as Archbishop of Canterbury; the issue was not resolved until John surrendered to the wishes of Pope Innocent III and paid tribute for England as the Pope's vassal.

John proved extremely unpopular with his subjects. In addition to the Irish debacle, he inflamed his French vassals by orchestrating the murder of his popular nephew, Arthur of Brittany. By spring 1205, he lost the last of his French possessions and returned to England. The final ten years of his reign were occupied with failed attempts to regain these territories. After levying a number of new taxes upon the barons to pay for his dismal campaigns, the discontented barons revolted, capturing London in May 1215. At Runnymeade in the following June, John succumbed to pressure from the barons, the Church, and the English people at-large, and signed the Magna Carta. The document, a declaration of feudal rights, stressed three points. First, the Church was free to make ecclesiastic appointments. Second, larger-than-normal amounts of money could only be collected with the consent of the king's feudal tenants. Third, no freeman was to be punished except within the context of common law. Magna Carta, although a testament to John's complete failure as monarch, was the forerunner of modern constitutions. John only signed the document as a means of buying time and his hesitance to implement its principles compelled the nobility to seek French assistance. The barons offered the throne to Philip II's son, Louis. John died in the midst of invasion from the French in the South and rebellion from his barons in the North.

John was remembered in elegant fashion by Sir Richard Baker in A Chronicle of the Kings of England: ". . .his works of piety were very many . . . as for his actions, he neither came to the crown by justice, nor held it with any honour, nor left it peace." (from Brittania)

More About King John I Lackland:
Name 2: John I
Burial: 1216, Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England
Occupation: Bet. May 27, 1199 - 1216, Crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey

More About Agatha De Ferrers:
Date born 2: Abt. 1168
Child of John Lackland and Agatha De Ferrers is:
  15928579 i.   Joan Plantagenet, born Bet. 1188 - 1191 in London, England; died February 02, 1236/37 in Aberconwy, Arllechwedd Uchaf, Caernarvonshire, Wales; married (1) Baron William V De Braiose; married (2) Prince Llywelyn Fawr Ap Iorwerth 1204.

      31857280. Geoffrey De Stapleton, born Bet. 1100 - 1215; died Bet. 1192 - 1312.
Child of Geoffrey De Stapleton is:
  15928640 i.   Roger De Stapleton, born Bet. 1140 - 1230; died Bet. 1236 - 1246; married Juliana De Wath.

      31857282. Robet De Wath
Child of Robet De Wath is:
  15928641 i.   Juliana De Wath, born Bet. 1140 - 1230; died Bet. 1190 - 1330; married Roger De Stapleton.

      31857284. Miles Basset, born Bet. 1100 - 1240 in probably Haddlesley; died Bef. 1272 in probably Haddlesley.
Child of Miles Basset is:
  15928642 i.   Miles Basset, born Bet. 1140 - 1255 in possibly Haddlesley; died Bet. 1189 - 1293 in possibly Haddlesley.

      31857292. Peter De Brus, born Bet. 1122 - 1197; died 1222 in probably Skelton. He was the son of 63714584. Adam De Brus and 63714585. Agnes De Aumale.
Child of Peter De Brus is:
  15928646 i.   Peter De Brus, born Bet. 1150 - 1223; died 1240 in possibly Skelton.

      31857312. John De Ingham, born Bet. 1108 - 1215 in probably Ingham; died Bet. 1158 - 1300 in probably Ingham. He married 31857313. Albreda Walerand Abt. 1199.

      31857313. Albreda Walerand, born Bet. 1108 - 1202 in probably West Dean; died Bef. August 01, 1270. She was the daughter of 63714626. Walter Walerand.
Child of John De Ingham and Albreda Walerand is:
  15928656 i.   Walter De Ingham, born Bet. 1158 - 1230 in probably Ingham; died Bef. August 06, 1253 in probably Ingham.

      32112640. Sir John Wolcott1415, born in England; died in Wolcott, England.
Child of Sir John Wolcott is:
  16056320 i.   Jeran Wolcott, born in Wolcott, England; died in Wolcott, England; married Anna Minde in England.

      32112642. John Minde1416, born in England; died in Shropshire, England.
Child of John Minde is:
  16056321 i.   Anna Minde, born in Shropshire, England; died in Wolcott, England; married Jeran Wolcott in England.

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