BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN DEVEREUX 1ST BARON DEVEREUX 1337-1393

GENERAL

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

Around 1337 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 was born to John Devereux 1302-1346 (35) and Margaret Barre

On 03 Apr 1367 the forces of Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369 (32) commanded by Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (36) defeated the army of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (33) at the Battle of Nájera at Nájera. The English forces included John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (27) , John Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1331- (36) , William Scrope 1325-1367, Peter Courtenay 1346-1405 (21) , John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (30) and Thomas Banastre 1334-1379 (33) . The forces of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (33) included Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (47) . The battle achieved little since Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (47) escaped.

On 21 Mar 1373 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (36) was captured at Chizé during the Battle of Chiset at Chizé at which the English were defeated by the French forces commanded by Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (53) . The battle brought an end to English control in Poitou, France.

In 1376 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (39) was appointed as Sheriff Herefordshire

In 1377 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (40) and Margaret Vere -1398 were married

Around 1378 John Devereux 2nd Baron Devereux 1378-1396 was born to John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (41) and Margaret Vere -1398

On 01 Mar 1378 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (41) was appointed as Constable Leeds Castle

Around 1379 Joan Devereux 3rd Baroness Devereux 1379- was born to John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (42) and Margaret Vere -1398

On 28 Sep 1384 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (47) was created 1st Baron Devereux

On 12 Mar 1388 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (51) was appointed as Constable Dover Castle

In 1389 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (52) was appointed 78th Knight Garter: Richard II

On 22 Feb 1393 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (56) died

After 22 Feb 1393 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 was buried at Greyfriars Church, Farringdon Within, City of London

ANCESTRY

Father: John Devereux 1302-1346

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1266-1305

1G GrandFather: William Devereux 1st Baron Devereux Lyonshall 1244-1314

2G GrandFather: William Devereux 1219-1265

3G GrandFather: Stephen Devereux 1191-1228

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1173-1197

4G GrandMother: Cecilia Longchamp 1164-1248

3G GrandMother: Isabel Cantilupe 1192-1236

4G GrandFather: William Cantilupe Baron 1159-1239

2G GrandMother: Margery Bigod

3G GrandFather: Roger Bigod 2nd Earl Norfolk 1144-1221

4G GrandFather: Hugh Bigod 1st Earl Norfolk 1095-1177

4G GrandMother: Juliana Vere

3G GrandMother: Ida Tosny 1156-1226

4G GrandFather: Ralph Tosny 1132-1162

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

1G GrandMother: Alice Grandison

2G GrandFather: Pierre Grandison

GrandMother: Margery Braose

Mother: Margaret Barre