Baldwin de Redvers, 7th Earl of Devon


Baldwin de Redvers, 7th Earl of Devon

Baldwin de Redvers, 7th Earl of Devon and Lord of the Isle (of Wight) (1 January 1236 – 1262), was the son of Baldwin de Redvers, 6th Earl of Devon and Amicia de Clare, daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford. He succeeded at the age of ten.

He died in the expedition of Henry III of England to France in 1262; the record of his death by the royal clerks was made on September 13. He was succeeded by his sister Isabel, who was already the widow of William de Forz, 4th Earl of Albemarle.

Marriage

He married, shortly after his coming of age, in 1257, Avita, daughter of Thomas I of Savoy, who was aunt of the Queen, Eleanor of Provence, on one side, and niece of Pope Innocent IV on the other. He had one child:

*John de Redvers, who died an infant.

External links

* [http://www.webcom.com/scourt/exeter.htm Redvers family]


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