American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Montfort, Simon de. Earl of Leicester. 1208?-1265. French-born English nobleman who led the baronial opposition to Henry III. After his military victory over the king at Lewes in southeast England (1264), Montfort was the effective ruler of England. In 1265 he called a representative legislature regarded as England's first full parliament.
- n. an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)
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