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Patrick de Salisbury, Earl of Salisbury[1]

Male - 1168


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  • Name Patrick de Salisbury 
    Suffix Earl of Salisbury 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1168  In the vicinity of Poitiers, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Salisbury was killed in an ambush set by the Geoffrey and Guy Lusignan, an attempt to capture Queen Eleanor. His nephew William Marshal was seriously injured in the fight that followed and subsequently ransomed by the Queen. Asbridge dates this incident in April. [2, 3]
    Buried Église Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand, Poitiers, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I11896  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 

    Father Walter FitzEdward de Salisbury,   d. 1147 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sybil de Chaources 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1120 
    Family ID F3363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ela de Ponthieu,   d. 10 Dec 1174 
    Married ca. 1152 
    Children 
    +1. William FitzPatrick, 2nd Earl of Salisbury,   d. 1196  [Birth]
     2. Patrick FitzPatrick,   d. Before 1174  [Birth]
     3. Philip FitzPatrick  [Birth]
     4. Walter FitzPatrick  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F6108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Église Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand, Poitiers, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), "PATRICK (-killed in battle Poitou [7 Apr] 1168, bur Poitiers, Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire)" at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#PatrickSalisburydied1168.

    2. [S421] The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2014), 79ff.

    3. [S422] Richard I (English Monarchs Series), John Gillingham, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 37-8.

    4. [S422] Richard I (English Monarchs Series), John Gillingham, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 40.