Joan, Lady Mohun.

Joan, Lady Mohun was the daughter of Sir Bartholomew Burghersh, Lord Burghersh and Elizabeth de Verdun. Her brother, another Sir Bartholomew Burghersh, was the father of the heiress Elizabeth Burghersh who married Edward, Lord Despenser. It is not know exactly when Joan was born but a date somewhere in the 1320s seems likely. (Her brother… Continue reading Joan, Lady Mohun.

JOHN HOWARD, DUKE OF NORFOLK – HIS WEDDING GIFTS…

UPDATED POST AT sparkypus.com A Medieval Potpourri https://sparkypus.com/2020/06/21/john-howard-duke-of-norfolk-his-wedding-gifts/ JOHN HOWARD, PAINTING OF A ┬áSTAINED GLASS IMAGE FORMERLY AT TENDRING HALL OR SOUTH ┬áCHAPEL, STOKE-BY-NAYLAND CHURCH, NOW LOST. John Howard, what a colossus of a man – Admiral of England, member of the King’s ┬áCouncil, Earl Marshal, Knight of the Garter, Treasurer of the Royal Household,… Continue reading JOHN HOWARD, DUKE OF NORFOLK – HIS WEDDING GIFTS…

Richard’s “accusations” sentenced George of Clarence….?

The excerpt below is from http://www.themcs.org/garter.htm, a list by the Medieval Combat Society of all the Knights of the Garter. George of Clarence comes in at number 185:- “185 (app c.1461) George (Plantagenet), Duke of Clarence. Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland. Rebelled against his brother Edward IV, with his father-in-law, Richard, Earl of Warwick, the “King-maker.” Returned… Continue reading Richard’s “accusations” sentenced George of Clarence….?