Humphrey de Bohun

Born: 1220 - Died: 27 October 1265 in Beeston Castle, Cheshire, England

He fought at the Battle of Evesham, 4 August 1265, he was wounded and taken prisoner by the Royalists at the Battle of Evesham 4 August 1265, and sent from thence to Beeston Castle, Cheshire, where he died 27 October 1265, and was buried in Combermere Abbey, Cheshire.

Earlier in his life in 1258, after returning from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Humphrey fell away, like his father, from the royal to the baronial cause. He served as a nominee of the opposition on the committee of twenty-four which was appointed, in the Oxford parliament of that year, to create the Provisions of Oxford to reform the administration.

It was only the alliance of Montfort with Llewelyn of North Wales that brough the earl of Hereford back to his allegiance. Humphrey IV headed to the first secession of the Welsh Marchers from the party of the opposition (1263), and was amongst the captives whom the Montfortians took at the Battle of Lewes.

After her husband's death, his widow, Joan, added a chamber at Ware Priory, Hertfordshire to ensure herself better accommodation during her residence at the Priory.

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