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Guy de Bryan

Male Abt 1309 - 1390  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Guy de Bryan 
    Born Abt 1309  of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1390  [1
    Buried Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I18080  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestors of JTS
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2017 

    Father Guy de Bryan,   b. of Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan de Carew,   d. Bef 1350 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth de Bryan,   d. Bef 1393
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F11231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He fought at Crécy and at Sluys. Seneschal of Pembroke, 1340.

      From Wikipedia:

      He served on the English side in the Second War of Scottish Independence and in France and Flanders during the Hundred Years' War. In 1341 he was made Warden of the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire, and Governor of St Briavel's Castle, the seat of the Warden, which offices he held until his death. In 1349 he was temporarily Keeper of the Great Seal of England, and in 1350 was granted an annuity of 200 marks for bearing the King's Standard against the French at Calais. From 25 November 1350 he was summoned to Parliament and may thereby be held to have been created Baron Bryan. On 1 March 1356 he was appointed Admiral of the West, a post he held till 18 July 1360 under Edward III of England. In 1361 he was Ambassador to Pope Innocent VI. Following the death of Sir John Chandos on 31 December 1369 he was made a Knight of the Garter. On 3 May 1370 he was once again appointed Admiral of the West until 6 October 1372 .

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.