BIOGRAPHY OF WALTER DEVEREUX 1ST EARL ESSEX 1541-1576

EVENTS

On 16 Sep 1541 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex was born to Richard Devereux and Dorothy Hastings

On 17 Sep 1558 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex succeeded 10th Baron Ferrers of Chartley

On 17 Sep 1558 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex succeeded 2nd Viscount Hereford

Around 1561 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys were married

On Jan 1563 Penelope Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys at Chartley Castle

Around 1564 Dorothy Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

On 28 Jan 1571 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex succeeded 8th Baron Bourchier

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex was appointed 355th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex was created 1st Earl Essex (8C 1572)

On 26 Jul 1575 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex ordered at Rathlin during the Rathlin Island Massacre

On 22 Sep 1576 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex died

Walter Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

Frances Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Devereux

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford

2G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers

3G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux

5G GrandFather: Walter Devereux

5G GrandMother: Agnes Crophull

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

3G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baron Ferrers

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers

5G GrandFather: Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers

5G GrandMother: Helen Roche

GrandMother: Mary Grey

2G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset

3G GrandFather: John Grey

4G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers

5G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey

5G GrandMother: Joan Astley

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers

5G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

5G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

5G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg

5G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg

5G GrandMother: Margherita Baux

2G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 2nd Baron Bonville, 7th Baron Harington

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington

4G GrandFather: William Bonville

5G GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville

5G GrandMother: Margaret Grey

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

5G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu

5G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland

Mother: Dorothy Hastings

GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon

2G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings

3G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings

4G GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

5G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

5G GrandMother: Maud Sutton

4G GrandMother: Alice Camoys

5G GrandFather: Richard Camoys

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu

5G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland

2G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baron Hungerford

3G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford

4G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford

5G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford

5G GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns

3G GrandMother: Anne Percy

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Neville

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings

5G GrandFather: Richard Poynings

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley

GrandMother: Anne Stafford

2G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham

5G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford

5G GrandMother: Anne Plantagenet

4G GrandMother: Anne Neville

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort

4G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset

5G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Dorset, 1st Marquess Somerset

5G GrandMother: Margaret Holland

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle

2G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

5G GrandFather: John Woodville

4G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

5G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

5G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg

5G GrandFather: John Luxembourg

5G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux

5G GrandFather: Francesco Baux

5G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini