montfort, earl leicester


[mont-fert; French mawn-fawr]
Simon de [see-mawn duh] , c1160–1218, French leader of the crusade against the Albigenses.
his son, Simon de, Earl of Leicester, 1208?–65, English soldier and statesman: leader of the Barons' War. Unabridged
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Montfort (ˈmɒntfət)
Simon de, Earl of Leicester. ?1208--65, English soldier, born in Normandy. He led the baronial rebellion against Henry III and ruled England from 1264 to 1265; he was killed at Evesham

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