Sir William Marshal Timeline

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  • c. 1146 CE - 1219 CE
    The life of the great English knight Sir William Marshal.
  • 1166 CE
    William Marshal is made a knight.
  • 1166 CE
    William Marshal fights in the army of Henry II of England against the counts of Boulogne, Flanders and Ponthieu.
  • 1167 CE - 1183 CE
    Sir William Marshal competes, and remains undefeated, in medieval tournaments.
  • 1167 CE
    In a tournament in Le Mans, William Marshal captures several knights for ransom.
  • 1168 CE
    Fighting in western France, William Marshal is captured and ransomed by Guy de Lusignan. He is freed by Eleanor of Aquitaine.
  • 1182 CE
    William Marshal is banished from the English court where he was tutor to Henry the Young King.
  • 1184 CE - 1186 CE
    William Marshall campaigns in the Holy Land.
  • 1188 CE - 1189 CE
    William Marshal campaigns in France against the enemies of Henry II of England, who include his son, the future Richard I.
  • 1189 CE
    William Marshal marries Isabel de Clare and through her, he will become the Earl of Pembroke.
  • c. 1190 CE
    Sir William Marshal rebuilds Chepstow Castle in Wales.
  • 1215 CE
    William Marshal is one of the creators and signatories of the Magna Carta which curbs the powers of the English monarchy.
  • 1216 CE
    William Marshal is made the Protector of the Kingdom (of England), regent for the young king Henry III.
  • 1217 CE
    William Marshal wins the battle of Lincoln against rebellious English barons and their French ally, the future King Louis VIII.
  • 14 May 1219 CE
    Death of the great English knight and Protector of the Kingdom William Marshal.

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1146 CE - 1219 CE: The life of the great English knight Sir William Marshal.
 
1166 CE: William Marshal is made a knight.
 
1166 CE: William Marshal fights in the army of Henry II of England against the counts of Boulogne, Flanders and Ponthieu.
 
1167 CE - 1183 CE: Sir William Marshal competes, and remains undefeated, in medieval tournaments.
 
1167 CE: In a tournament in Le Mans, William Marshal captures several knights for ransom.
 
1168 CE: Fighting in western France, William Marshal is captured and ransomed by Guy de Lusignan. He is freed by Eleanor of Aquitaine.
 
1182 CE: William Marshal is banished from the English court where he was tutor to Henry the Young King.
 
1184 CE - 1186 CE: William Marshall campaigns in the Holy Land.
 
 
1188 CE - 1189 CE: William Marshal campaigns in France against the enemies of Henry II of England, who include his son, the future Richard I.
 
1189 CE: William Marshal marries Isabel de Clare and through her, he will become the Earl of Pembroke.
 
1190 CE: Sir William Marshal rebuilds Chepstow Castle in Wales.
 
1215 CE: William Marshal is one of the creators and signatories of the Magna Carta which curbs the powers of the English monarchy.
 
1216 CE: William Marshal is made the Protector of the Kingdom (of England), regent for the young king Henry III.
 
 
1217 CE: William Marshal wins the battle of Lincoln against rebellious English barons and their French ally, the future King Louis VIII.
 
 
1219 CE: Death of the great English knight and Protector of the Kingdom William Marshal.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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