Biography of Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Despencer

EVENTS

On 24 Mar 1335 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 was born to Edward Despencer 1310-1342 (25) and Anne Ferrers 1299- (36) at Essendine, Ryall, Rutlandshire

On 19 Sep 1356 at Battle of Poitiers the the English army included: James Audley 1318-1369 (38) , Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (43) , Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (27) , Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (61) , Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21) , Ralph Ferrers 1329-1392 (27) , William Scrope 1325-1367 (31) , William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (28) , Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (37) , Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (58) , William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (18) , John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (44) , John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1323-1372 (33) , Thomas Arderne 1337-1391 (19) , Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (36) , Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (36) , Jean Grailly 1331-1376 (25) and John Sully 1283-1388 (73) . Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (53) protected the baggage train. .

In 1357 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21) was created 1st Baron Despencer (4C 1357)

In 1357 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21) was appointed 38th Knight Garter: Edward III

In 1358 Anne Despencer Baroness Hastings, Baroness Marshal, Baroness Morley 1358-1426 was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (22) and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 (16) at Ryall, Rutlandshire

Before 1373 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 were married. Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 by marriage Baron Despencer (4C 1357). Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 suo jure 3rd Baron Burghesh (2C 1330).

On 22 Sep 1373 Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester 1373-1400 was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (38) and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 (31)

After 1375. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Chantry of Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375. Beautifully carved tomb in the Early English Perpendicular Style. Note the unique knight above the tomb facing the alter.

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On 11 Nov 1375 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (40) died at Llanblethian, Glamorganshire, South-East Wales

After 11 Nov 1375 Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 was buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Margaret Despencer Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1415 was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

Elizabeth Despencer Baroness Zouche Harringworth, Baroness Maltravers, Baroness Arundel -1408 was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

Hugh Despencer was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

Cicely Despencer was born to Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 and Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward Despencer 1310-1342

GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326

1G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326

2G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 1223-1265

3G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1197-1238

4G GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1169-1218

4G GrandMother: Recuara Harcourt 1162-1200

2G GrandMother: Aline Basset 1241-1281

3G GrandFather: Philip Basset 1184-1271

4G GrandFather: Alan Basset 1155-1232

4G GrandMother: Aline Fitzrobert

3G GrandMother: Hawise Reginar 1215-1256

4G GrandFather: Matthew Reginar 1175-1261

1G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306

2G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298

3G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1215-1268

4G GrandFather: Walter Beauchamp 1195-1236

4G GrandMother: Joan Mortimer 1197-1225

3G GrandMother: Isabel Maudit

4G GrandFather: William Maudit

4G GrandMother: Alice Beaumont-Roger -1262

2G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301

3G GrandFather: John Fitzpeter 1205-1258

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Fitzpeter 1st Earl Essex 1162-1213

4G GrandMother: Aveline Clare Countess Essex

3G GrandMother: Isabel Bigod 1212-1250

4G GrandFather: Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk 1182-1225

4G GrandMother: Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk, Countess Surrey 1194-1248

GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer 1292-

1G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295

2G GrandFather: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford 1222-1262

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford 1180-1230

4G GrandFather: Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford 1153-1217

4G GrandMother: Amice Fitzrobert Countess Hertford -1220

3G GrandMother: Isabel Marshal Countess Cornwall, Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1200-1240

4G GrandFather: William Marshal 1146-1219

4G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke 1172-1220

2G GrandMother: Maud Lacy Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford

3G GrandFather: John Lacy 8th Baron Bowland, 8th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Lacy 1192-1240

4G GrandFather: Roger Lacy 6th Baron Lacy, 7th Baron Halton, 7th Baron Bowland 1171-1211

4G GrandMother: Maud Clere Baroness Lacy, Baroness Warkworth

3G GrandMother: Margaret Quincy 2nd Countess Lincoln 1206-1266

4G GrandFather: Robert Quincy -1217

4G GrandMother: Hawise Gernon 1180-1242

1G GrandMother: Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1272-1307

2G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

3G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

4G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England 1188-1246

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy Count Provence

2G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

3G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252

4G GrandFather: Alfonso IX King Leon 1171-1230

4G GrandMother: Berengaria Ivrea I Queen Castile 1179-1246

3G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon 1220-1279

4G GrandFather: Simon Dammartin 1180-1239

4G GrandMother: Marie Montgomery Count Ponthieu 1199-1250

Mother: Anne Ferrers 1299-

GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325

1G GrandFather: William Ferrers 1240-1287

2G GrandFather: William Ferrers 5th Earl Derby 1193-1254

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 4th Earl Derby 1168-1247

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby 1136-1191

4G GrandMother: Sybil Braose Countess Derby 1157-1228

3G GrandMother: Agnes Gernon Countess Derby

4G GrandFather: Hugh de Kevelioc Gernon 5th Earl Chester 1147-1181

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort Countess Chester

2G GrandMother: Margaret Quincy Countess Derby

3G GrandFather: Roger Quincy 2nd Earl Winchester 1195-1264

4G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester 1170-1219

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger Countess Winchester

3G GrandMother: Helen Galloway Countess Winchester

1G GrandMother: Anne Despencer 1252-

2G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 1223-1265

3G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1197-1238

4G GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1169-1218

4G GrandMother: Recuara Harcourt 1162-1200

2G GrandMother: Aline Basset 1241-1281

3G GrandFather: Philip Basset 1184-1271

4G GrandFather: Alan Basset 1155-1232

4G GrandMother: Aline Fitzrobert

3G GrandMother: Hawise Reginar 1215-1256

4G GrandFather: Matthew Reginar 1175-1261

GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby 1282-1318

1G GrandFather: John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave 1238-1295

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Segrave 1202-1254

4G GrandFather: Stephen Segrave 1171-1241

4G GrandMother: Rohese Despencer

2G GrandMother: Maud Lacy Countess Northumberland

3G GrandFather: Thomas Lacy

3G GrandMother: Margaret Multon

1G GrandMother: Christiana Plessey Baroness Segrave