Bohun, Humphrey VII de, 3d earl of Hereford and 2d earl of Essex

Bohun, Humphrey VII de, 3d earl of Hereford and 2d earl of Essex,

d. 1298, English nobleman. He was constable of England and with Roger Bigod, earl of Norfolk, led the baronial opposition to Edward IEdward I,
1239–1307, king of England (1272–1307), son of and successor to Henry III. Early Life

By his marriage (1254) to Eleanor of Castile Edward gained new claims in France and strengthened the English rights to Gascony.
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 that forced the king to sign the important confirmation of the charters (1297).
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