Montfort, Sir Simon de, the younger
- J. R. Maddicott
Montfort, Sir Simon de, the younger (1240–1271), soldier, was the second son of Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester (c. 1208–1265), and his wife, Eleanor (1215?–1275), daughter of King John. He was born near Brindisi about April 1240, while his mother awaited her husband's return from the crusade. ...