Saturday, November 21, 2015

1264 The Outlaw Of Torn


Date:  Wednesday, May 1264
Event:  The battle of Lewes.
Source:  "May morning in the year 1264".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.  "on that bloody Wednesday". ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.




Date:  Saturday, May 1264
Event:  It is discovered that Norman of Torn is actually Prince Richard, son of King Henry III.
Source:  "three days after the battle of Lewes".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.
Thomas Yeates & Mike Kaluta

1263 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:      summer of 1263
Event:    Prince Richard rescued the Lady Joan de Tany from the castle of John de Fulm, Earl of Buckingham.
Source:  "summer of 1263".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.
Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walton


Date:      July 1263
Event:    Prince Richard killed John de Fulm at the castle of Baron Roger Leybourn.  He rescues his mother Queen Eleanor the next day.
Source:  It is stated during the battle of Lewes that Prince Richard rescued his mother the Queen "the preceding July".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.





Date:  winter 1263
Event:  Prince Richard spends the entire winter at Torn.
Source:  "Until the following spring Norman of Torn continued to occupy himself with occasional pillages against the royalists of the surrounding counties".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn..
Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walton

1262 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  March 1262
Event:  Prince Richard rampaged the castle of John de Stutevill of Derby.
Source:  When Prince Richard meets Lady Bertrade the statement is made, "scarce sixty day had elapsed since he had reduced the stronghold".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.




Date:  May 1262
Event:  Prince Richard meets the nineteen year old Lady Bertrade de Montfort, daughter of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, and Princess Eleanor, sister of King Henry III.
Source:  "May 1262".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.




Date:      end of May or early June 1262
Event:    While Lady Bertrade is visiting Lady Mary de Stutevill of Derby Prince Richard is busy sacking the castle of Baron John de Grey for hanging two of his men.
Source:  "For three weeks after his meeting with Bertrade de Montfort and his sojourn at the castle of John de Stutevill, Norman of Torn was busy with his wild horde in reducing and sacking the castle of John de Grey."  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.
Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walto


Date:  end of May or early June 1262
Event:  Lady Bertrade is kidnapped by de Vac and given to Baron  Peter of Colfax.  She is then rescued by Prince Richard.
Source:  "Three weeks had passed since Roger de Coude' had ridden out from the portals of Stutevill,"  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.








Friday, November 20, 2015

1260 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1260
Event:  King Henry III dubbed Prince Richard as Norman the Devil, and his reputation was known throughout all England.  The first sacking of the castle of Baron Peter of Colfax occurs.
Source:  "By the time he was twenty,"  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.  When Prince Richard rescued Lady Bertrade at Colfax it is stated, "As he had sacked this castle some two years since,"  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.
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1259 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1259
Event: De Vac and Prince Richard halted sword practice with each other.
Source:  At the beheading of Peter of Colfax it is stated, "for five years he had not crossed foils with Norman of Torn."  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.

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1258 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1258
Event:  By the time Prince Richard was eighteen he was rich in loot and had a price on his head.
Source:  "he had scarce turned eighteen".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.


Thomas Yeates & Mike Kaluta

1256 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1256
Event:  By age sixteen, even de Vac was a novice compared to Prince Richard.
Source:  "by the time the youth had turned sixteen".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.

Alan Lathwell

1255 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1255
Event:  At fifteen Prince Richard was a magnificent swordsman and horseman.  He kills Paul of Merely, Beauchamp, and Greystoke.  He takes the name of Norman of Torn.
Source:  "at age fifteen".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.

Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walton

1250 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1250
Event:  By age ten Prince Richard had forgotten all about his past, and horsemanship and English was added to his studies.
Source:  "he was ten years old",  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.


1246 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1243 through 1246
Event:  The two hid out for three years in an attic apartment in London.  De Vac began teaching Prince Richard French, swordsmanship, and hatred of all things English.
Source:  "For three years following the disappearance of Prince Richard a bent old woman lived in the heart of London Within a stone throw of the King's palace  In a small back room she lived, high up in the attic of an old building."  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.


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Date:  1246
Event:  The two moved to the old castle of Torn in the Derby hills.
Source:  "about six years of age".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.

Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walton

1243 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  June 1243
Event:  King Henry III insulted Sir Jules de Vac, a Freeman and the royal master of fence.
Source:  "June 1243",  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.




Date: 
middle of July 1243
Event:  Prince Richard, age three, was kidnapped by De Vac.
Source:  "age three" and "middle of July".  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn
Simon Thorpe

1240 The Outlaw Of Torn

Date:  1240
Event:  Prince Richard, the second son of King Henry III and Eleanor, was born.
Source:  We know this because Prince Richard was kidnapped at age three.  ERB-The Outlaw Of Torn.

Jake Bilbao & L Jamal Walton