On this date in our family history . . . the 14th day of May . . . in the year 1264 . . . during the Battle of Lewes (which took place in Sussex, England) . . . King Henry III of England is captured, making Simon de Montfort the de facto ruler of England . . . at this time, Simon is married to Henry's younger sister, Eleanor . . . King Henry is a 20th great-grandpa of Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) . . . and Simon and Eleanor are 22nd great-grandparents of the same Josephine . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .