Maurice "The Magnanamous" Berkeley 2º Baron Berkeley 865
- Born: Apr 1271, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England 865,1769
- Marriage (1): Eve La Zouche in 1289 1183
- Died: 31 May 1326, Castle Wallingford, Berkshire, England at age 55 865,1769
Noted events in his life were:
• Biography. 1769 Maurice was born at Berkeley in the English county of Gloucestershire, he was the son of Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley (d. 1321), and Joan de Ferrers (1255-1309). He was involved in the Scottish Wars from about 1295 to 1318. He acceded on 16 August 1308, was Governor of Gloucester 1312, Governor of Berwick-on-Tweed from 1314 which he lost to the Scots under the 1317 Capture of Berwick , Steward of the Duchy of Aquitaine 1319 and Justiciar of South Wales 1316. With the Earl of Lancaster, he rebelled against King Edward II, for which he was imprisoned in Wallingford Castle in Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) , where he died on 31 May 1326 and was eventually buried at St Augustine's Abbey in Bristol .
Maurice married Eve La Zouche, daughter of Eudo La Zouche and Millicent De Cantelupe, in 1289.1183 (Eve La Zouche was born about 1281,1183 died on 5 Dec 1314 1183 and was buried in Portbury Church, Somersetshire, England 1183.)