Earl of Leicester

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Noun1.Earl of Leicester - an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)Earl of Leicester - an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)
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Simon de Montfort was the younger son of a French baron, who had inherited the Earldom of Leicester.
Her husband, who wrote words for songs by Robert Dowland, his godson, inherited the Dudley money and was given the former Dudley viscounty of L'Isle and earldom of Leicester by James I.