William Marshal Dies 1219

Tuesday, May 14, 1219

William Marshal died on the 14th of May 1219. During his life he had served five English Kings: Henry the Young King, Henry II, Richard the Lionheart, John, and Henry III. On the 18th of a large number ofbarons escorted his coffin to Westminster Abbey where a vigil and Mass were performed, Finally on the 20th of May he was buried in the Temple Church, London. The funeral was presided over by Stephen Langton the Archbishop of Canerbury.1