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Montfort, Simon de, eighth earl of Leicesterlocked

(c. 1208–1265)
  • J. R. Maddicott

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Montfort, Simon de, eighth earl of Leicester (c. 1208–1265), magnate and political reformer, was the third son of Simon de Montfort (c.1170–1218), lord of Montfort l'Amaury in the Île-de-France, and of Alice (d. 1221), daughter of Bouchard de Montmorency.

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