Biography of Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Hungerford

EVENTS

Around 22 Jun 1378 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 was born to Thomas Hungerford -1397 and Joan Hussey -1412 at Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset

In 1400 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (21) was appointed as Member Parliament

In 1400 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 was born to Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (21) and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell at Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset

Before 1405 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell were married

In 1405 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (26) was appointed as Sheriff Wiltshire

Before 1409 Walter Hungerford 1408-1449 was born to Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell

Around 1409 Edmund Hungerford 1409-1484 was born to Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (30) and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell at Down Ampney, Gloucestershire

In 1412 Margaret Hungerford 1412-1476 was born to Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (33) and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell at Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset

In May 1414 the Fire and Faggot Parliament at Greyfriars Priory, Leicester, Leicestershire. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (35) was appointed as Speaker of the House of Commons. It was named for the Suppression of Heresy Act which called for burning the Lollards with bundles of sticks known as faggots.

On 25 Oct 1415 at the Battle of Agincourt the English included: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (33) , William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 (26) , William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (41) , John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 (51) , Edward Courtenay 1385-1418 (30) , Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 (12) , Thomas Dutton 1396-1431 (19) , Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435 (29) , Roger Fiennes 1384-1449 (31) , Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (57) , John Grey 1387-1439 (28) , John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (31) , William Harrington 1373-1440 (42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (37) , Piers Legh 1389-1422 (26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) , Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal, 5th Baron Morley 1393-1435 (22) , John Rodney -1417, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton 1393-1420 (22) , Robert Strelley 1397-1430 (18) , James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 (17) , Robert Umfraville 1363-1437 (52) , Thomas West 2nd Baron West 1391-1416 (24) , Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (30) . Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston 1391-1458 (23) was present. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (48) carried the Banner of St George.

In 1417 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (38) was appointed as Admiral of the Fleet

On 29 Jul 1418 the English forces commenced the Siege of Rouen at Rouen with the city being taken on 19 Jan 1419. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 (33) fought. John Blount 1388-1418 (30) died. William Harrington 1373-1440 (45) , the King's Standard Bearer, was wounded. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (40) fought. Henry Beaufort 2nd Earl Somerset 1401-1418 (17) and Walter Devereux -1418 was killed

On 03 May 1421 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (42) was appointed 134th Knight Garter: Henry V

Around 1425 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (46) and Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 (43) were married

On 16 Dec 1431 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (10) was crowned II King France: Lancaster at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (53) was appointed Carver. Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (31) , Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 and Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (17) attended.

On 07 Jan 1436 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (57) was created 1st Baron Hungerford. Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 (54) by marriage 1st Baron Hungerford.

On 09 Aug 1449 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (71) died at Salisbury, Wiltshire

After 09 Aug 1449 Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 was buried at Hungerford Chapel, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Elizabeth Hungerford -1476 was born to Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 and Eleanor or Catherine Peverell

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Hungerford -1397

GrandFather: Walter Hungerford

1G GrandFather: Unknown Hungerford

GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzjohn

1G GrandFather: Adam Fitzjohn

Mother: Joan Hussey -1412

GrandFather: Edmund Hussey