Name: Saher De Quincy
Suffix: 1st Earl of Winchester
Death: 3 NOV 1219 in Damietta, Egypt
Occupation: Magna Carta baron. Lord of Bushby
Cause: Died in siege of Damietta
Change Date: 22 APR 2010
The title of earl of Winchester was first borne by Saier, or Seer, de Quincy, who was endowed by King John on the 13th of March 1207, with the earldom of Winchester, or the county of Southampton.
Saier de Quincy was one of the twenty-five barons named to enforce the observance of the Great Charter.
He served in the Crusades at the siege of Damietta in 1219, and died soon afterwards, probably on the 3rd of November of that year.
Had two sons called Robert.
Father: Robert De Quincy
Mother: Orbella Leuchars
Margaret Beaumont or Harcourt b: ABT 1215 in Hampshire
- Robert De Quincy
- Robert de Quincy
- Roger De Quincy b: ABT 1174
- Hawise De Quincy
- Arabella De Quincy
- Loretta de Quincy