Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [chaas2.ged] 1. WFT Volume 4, Tree #2728, Volume 9, #3000 2. From "Magna Carta Sureties, 1215" pg. 117: 7th Baron Mortimer of Wigmore 3. 7th Baron Mortimer of Wigmore 5. From "Ancestors of Paul Bailey McBride" (Internet): 40 in 1291. 1st Lord Mortimer. Wounded at Builth, Wales; died at Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, Eng. bur. Wigmore, Hereford, Eng. 4. "Ancestors of Homer Beers James" (Internet) Mortimer Line: Edmund Mortimer , Lord of Wigmore, born in 1261, fought constantly in the Welsh wars, and was mortally wounded in the battle of Buelt, dying July 17, 1304. He married Margaret Fiennes, daughter of William de Fiennes and his wife, Blanche Brienne, daughter of Jean de Brienne and his wife, Jeanne Chateaudun. She was the great granddaughter of Jean de Brienne, King of Jerusalem. In the 10th year of King Edward I., he succeeded his father, and the next year, doing his homage, had livery of his lands. He was afterwards constantly employed in the Welsh wars, and was summoned to parliament as a baron, from June 8, 1294, and from June 23, 1295, to June 2, 1302. He was mortally wounded at the battle of Buelt, against the Welsh, and dying almost immediately, at Wigmore Castle, was buried in the abbey there. He and his wife had the following children: 1. Roger Mortimer, his successor. 2. John Mortimer, accidentally slain in a tournament at Worcester, in the 12th year of King Edward II., by John de Leyburne, being not more than eighteen years of age. 3. Hugh Mortimer, a priest, rector of the church at old Radnor. 4. Maud Mortimer, married Theobald de Verdon. 5. Joan Mortimer, a nun. 6. Elizabeth Mortimer, a nun. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Roger.
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