Nicholas de Segrave, 1st Baron Segrave
Segrave was one of the most prominent baronial leaders during the reign of King Henry III. In 1295 he was summoned to Parliament as Baron Segrave (some sources claim that he was summoned already in 1283). He died by 12 November of the same year and was succeeded in the barony by his son John.
Marriage and issue
Nicholas married Maud de Lucy, daughter of Geoffrey de Lucy, Knt., of Newington in Kent, Cublington, Buckinghamshire, Dallington and Slapton, Northamptonshire, etc., by his wife, Nichole. Nicholas and Maud had the following issue:
- John de Segrave, 2nd Baron Segrave, died 1325, married Christian de Plescy.
- Nicholas de Segrave, Knt., was a soldier and administrator, and lord of Stowe in Northamptonshire. From 1308 to 1316 he was Lord Marshal of England. He died in 1321.
- Henry de Segrave, Knt.
- Geoffrey de Segrave, Knt.
- Simon de Segrave
- Gilbert de Segrave, Bishop of London
- Stephen de Segrave Archdeacon of Essex.
- Eleanor de Segrave, married Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby.
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John de Segrave
- Some Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. Joseph Foster. 1902. (p.115)
- Stourton, A.J. (1876) 5 papers relating to ... Mowbray and Segrave Oxford University pg 17 (via Google)
- There are several places in Kent called Newington. It is unclear, and may never be known, in which one Geoffrey de Lucy had an interest.
- J. S. Hamilton, Nicholas Seagrave, Oxford Online Dictionary of National Biography, 2004
- Helen M. Jewell, Nicholas of Seagrave, first Lord Seagrave, Oxford Online Dictionary of National Biography, 2004
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.