Nicholas Segrave, 1st Baron Segrave

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Arms of Segrave.

Nicholas Segrave, 1st Baron Segrave (also Seagrave; c. 1238 – bef. 12 November 1295) was an English baronial leader. Nicholas was grandson of Stephen de Segrave. Segrave was one of the most prominent baronial leaders during the reign of King Henry III.

On 4 August 1265 he was wounded at the Battle of Evesham and taken prisoner, however on the 1st July 1267 he was granted a pardon. In 1295 he was summoned to Parliament to be made a Baron. He died by the 12th November of the same year and was succeeded in the barony by his son John.

Marriage and issue

Nicholas married Maud de Lucy, daughter of Geoffrey de Lucy, Knt., of Newington in Kent, Cublington, Buckinghamshire, Dallington and Slapton, Northamptonshire, etc., by his wife, Nichole. Nicholas and Matilda 'Maud' had the following issue:

  1. ^ Some Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. Joseph Foster. 1902. (p.115)
  2. ^ Stourton, A.J. (1876) 5 papers relating to ... Mowbray and Segrave Oxford University pg 17 (via Google)
  3. ^ There are several places in Kent called Newington. It is unclear, and may never be known, in which one Geoffrey de Lucy had an interest.
  4. ^ J. S. Hamilton, Nicholas Seagrave, Oxford Online Dictionary of National Biography, 2004

Further reading

  • Jewell, Helen M. (2004). "Seagrave [Segrave], Nicholas of, first Lord Seagrave (1238?–1295), baron". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/25039. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
Peerage of England
New creation Baron Segrave
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