John de Mowbray, 2nd Baron Mowbray

John (I) de Mowbray, 2nd Baron Mowbray (4 September 1286 – 23 March 1322) was the son of Roger de Mowbray, 1st Baron Mowbray. Lord of the manors of Tanfield and Well, Yorkshire.

Arms of Mowbray: Gules, a lion rampant argent

De Mowbray served in the Scottish wars of Edward I. The baron held such offices as sheriff of Yorkshire, governor of the city of York, a warden of the Scottish marches, governor of Malton and Scarborough Castles.

He took part in the rebellion of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster. He was captured at the battle of Boroughbridge and subsequently hanged at York.

John de Mowbray married Aline de Braose, (b. 1291 d. ca 1331), daughter of William de Braose, 2nd Baron Braose and Lord of Gower.[1] They had at least two sons:

John de Mowbray was buried at Fountains Abbey.


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  • Burke, Sir Bernard. "Mowbray-Earls of Nottingham, Dukes of Norfolk, Earls-Marshal, Earls of Warren and Surrey." A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, of the British Empire. London: Wm Clowes and Sons, Ltd, 1962. p. 387.
  • Cokayne, G.E., ed. (1936). The Complete Peerage. Vol. 9. Revised and enlarged by H.A. Doubleday and Lord Howard de Walden (2nd ed.). London: St. Catherine Press.
Peerage of England
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