Name: John De Lacy
Suffix: Earl of Lincoln
Death: 22 JUL 1240 in Stanlaw, Chester
Change Date: 20 SEP 2005
When Roger de Laci died in 1211 he left a son John (Johannes) de Laci , Count of Chester. He married Margaret de Quincy. John received the Earldom of Lincoln.
John granted Whitley Hall (Whitley Beaumont) to William de Bellemonte.
The Eighth Baron of Halton. First Earl of Lincoln, Baron of Pontefract, Constable of Chester. He was Lord of Pontefract Castle from 1211 to 1240. He was born after 1192 in Lincolnshire. Of Hatton. John joined the Baron's Revolt and forced King John to sign the Magna Carta at Runnymede. He was also one of the 25 Barons who were responsible for seeing that the King kept to the charter. He was excommunicated by the Pope for this. He was created an Earl on 23 November 1232 in right of his wife, and was bribed to support the King. John served as Constable of Chester and Sheriff of Cheshire. He went on a crusade in 1218. He married twice and through his 2nd wife the Earldom of Lincoln came into the family. John died in 1240.
Father: Roger De Lacy
Margaret De Quincy b: 1208 in Lincoln
- Maud De Lacy b: ABT 1223
- Edmund De Lacy b: in Of, Lincolnshire