Simon Le Chauve De MONTFORT, II 1
- Born: Abt 1117-1121, Montfort-Sur-Risle, Eure, France
- Married: Abt 1150, , , France
- Died: 13 Mar 1181
- Buried: Cathedral, Evreux, Normandy, France
Another name for Simon was Le Chauve.
Ancestral File Number: FNM9-Z1. User ID: 315890350.
A History of the Plantagenets, Vol II, The Magnificent Century, Thomas B Costain, 1951, Doubleday & Co
p186: "Simon de Montfort was a Norman. The family name was derived from a small castle called Montfort l' Amauri in the lower corner of the duchy, but the importance of his ancestors was far greater than this might suggest. They traced descent back to Charles the Bald, and one of the warrior counts [Simon I MONTFORT] (all the Montforts were great fighting men) had married an heiress of Evreux with wide possessions aswell as illustrious connections...
"The Montforts were one of the families which were squeezed when the French took Normandy away from England in John's reign. They had fought at Hastings, and one of them called Simon III in family annals,had become Earl of Leicester through marriage with Amicia de Beaumont..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 8XQ8-SP Simon De MONTFORT [?II] ?Father of Simon II MONTFORT, Son of Amaury De MONTFORT [?II] (AFN:8XQ3-G9), Grandson of Simon I MONTFORT (AFN:9HMR-DJ) and Great Grandson of Amaury De MONTFORT [?I] (AFN:9HMR-GV).
Simon married Countess Maud EVREUX about 1150 in , , France. (Countess Maud EVREUX was born about 1130 in , , France.)