SIMON THE COLDHEART 1st Baron Beauvallet

b. 1385, out of wedlock. Son of Geoffrey, Earl of Malvallet and of Jehanne, a peasant. Fought at Shrewbury as Squire to Fulk, Earl of Montlice and was Knighted 1403. Later acquired Barony of Beauvallet in Bedforshire. Was present at Battle of Agincourt, and accompanied Henry V on his Second Campaign to France. Captured Town and Castle of Belremy. m. 1421, Margaret, Countess of Belremy, and returned with her later to England. Domestic life somewhat Disturbed by Uncertain Temper of Margaret and Unruly Behavour of his heir, Geoffrey (q.v.) Was Greatly Addicted in Old Age to the Recounting of his Early Reminiscences, and derived Considerable Enjoyment from the Perusal of the Chronicles of his close friend Alan, Earl of Montlice. Was frequently heard to Deplore the Effeminacy of the Younger Generation. d. 1452 of the Stone, which he Suffered with Great Fortitude.