Simon III de Senlis 1138 – 1184

Simon was born in 1138 and died in 1184. He was the son of Simon II de Senlis and Isabelle de Beaumont. He did not inherit his father’s title of Earl of Huntingdon because King Henry II gave the title to King Malcolm IV of Scotland.   Family tree for Simon showing: parents siblings partner Isabel … Read more Simon III de Senlis 1138 – 1184

Isabel de Senlis d c1171

Isabel was the daughter of Simon II de Senlis and Isabelle de Beaumont. Her date of birth is not known but it is believed that she died around 1171. She married William Mauduit and they had a son, William. Very little is known of her life.   Family tree for Isabel showing: parents siblings partner children … Read more Isabel de Senlis d c1171

John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer 1924 – 1992

  Edward John Spencer was born on 24th January 1924 to Albert Spencer and Frances Cynthia Hamilton. Known as John, he married Frances Roche in 1954 and they had 5 children – Sarah, Jane, John who died shortly after birth, Diana and Charles. They divorced in 1976 and he married Raine McCorquodale the same year.  … Read more John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer 1924 – 1992

King Stephen of England 1096 – 1154

Stephen was born in 1097 and died 25th October 1154, the son of Adela of Blois, daughter of William I and Stephen, Count of Blois, France. He became King of England after the nobles rejected Henry I’s daughter Matilda as queen. He married Matilda of Boulogne and they had five children. For most of his … Read more King Stephen of England 1096 – 1154

Simon II de Senlis Earl of Huntingdon c1098 – 1153

Simon was born around 1098 and died in 1153. He was the son of Simon de Senlis and Maud of Huntingdon. On the death of his father he became Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton. He fought on the side of King Stephen during the civil war with Empress Matilda.  Family tree for Simon, son of Simon … Read more Simon II de Senlis Earl of Huntingdon c1098 – 1153

Sybilla of Normandy 1092 – 1122

Sybilla was born in 1092 and died on 13th July 1122. She was an illegitimate daughter of King Henry I of England. Around 1107 she married King Alexander I of Scotland. They did not have children. Family tree for Sybilla, wife of King Alexander I of Scotland showing: parents partner Henry I of England c1068 … Read more Sybilla of Normandy 1092 – 1122

Edyth Swanneck c 1025 – d. c1086

Edyth was the first wife of Harold Godwinson. The date of her birth is thought to be around 1025 and it is thought that she died around 1086. Harold married a second time after he became king but maintained his relationship with Edyth. Edyth identified Harold’s body after the battle of Hastings.  Family tree for … Read more Edyth Swanneck c 1025 – d. c1086