Baron Moels

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Arms of de Moels: Argent, two bars gules in chief three torteaux

The title Baron Moels was created once in the Peerage of England. On 6 February 1299 John de Moels (1269–1310) was summoned to parliament as the first Baron Moels. He was the second son of Roger de Moels (c.1233-1295) the eldest surviving[1] son and heir of Nicholas de Moels (d. 1269), feudal baron of a moiety of North Cadbury, Somerset. He married Maud de Grey, daughter of Reginald de Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Wilton (1230–1308) and had three sons:

On the death of the fourth baron in 1337, the barony fell into abeyance.

Barons Moels (1299)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry Summerson, 'Moels , Sir Nicholas de (d. 1268/9)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2010 accessed 10 June 2017
  2. ^ Victoria County History, Somerset, North Cadbury