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Name: Guy de BEAUCHAMP Determine relationship to...
Birth: ABT 1271 Father: William de BEAUCHAMP Mother:Maud FITZJOHN
Married: Alice de TOENI 12 FEB 1309/1310
Children Born Died
Maud de Beauchamp ABT 1310 28 JUL 1369
Thomas de BEAUCHAMP 14 FEB 1313/1314 Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England 13 NOV 1369 Calais, Artois/Pas-de-Calais, France (the plague)
Death: 12 AUG 1315
Burial: ABT 15 AUG 1315 Bordesley Abbey, England
Remarks: The nobles didn't like the influence that PIERS DE GAVESTON had over the king. As a result Guy de Beauchamp and others seized Gaveston (King Edward II's homosexual lover), took him to Warwick Castle, and after a quick trial executed him (by decapitation) June 19, 1312. The nobles hated Gaveston, particularly Guy de Beauchamp, whom Piers mockingly referred to as "The Black Dog of Arden". Guy de Beauchamp eventually received a royal pardon for the murder.

NOTE: Much of the information in this database has not been verified. I have posted some of it as "speculation only" in the hope that someone may have the correct information, and notify me with corrections (D.A. Updike).

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