Baldwin de Redvers, 7th Earl of Devon

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Baldwin de Redvers, 7th Earl of Devon[1] (1 January 1236 – 1262), feudal baron of Plympton in Devon[2] and Lord of the Isle of Wight, was the son of Baldwin de Redvers, 6th Earl of Devon and Amice de Clare, daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford. He succeeded his father at the age of ten.

He died in the expedition of Henry III of England to France in 1262; the record of his death by the royal clerks was made on 13 September. He was succeeded by his sister, Isabella de Fortibus, widow of William de Forz, 4th Earl of Albemarle.

Marriage[edit]

He married, shortly after his coming of age, in 1257, Avita, daughter of Thomas I of Savoy, who was aunt of the Queen, Eleanor of Provence, on one side, and niece of Pope Innocent IV on the other. He had one child:

  • John de Redvers, who died an infant.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Cokayne 1916, pp. 319–22
  2. ^ Sanders, I.J. English Baronies: A Study of their Origin and Descent 1086-1327, Oxford, 1960, pp.137-8, Barony of Plympton

References[edit]

  • Cokayne, George Edward (1916). The Complete Peerage, edited by H.A. Doubleday. IV. London: St. Catherine Press. 

External links[edit]

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Baldwin de Redvers
Earl of Devon
1245–1262
Succeeded by
Isabella de Forz