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Edward (Despenser) le Despenser

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Biography

Sir Edward le Despenser[1]

b. circa 1315, d. 30 September 1342


Father Sir Hugh le Despenser, 2nd Lord le Despenser, Constable of Oldham Castle[2] b. c 1290, d. 24 Nov 1326

Mother Alianore de Clare[3] b. c 23 Nov 1292, d. 30 Jun 1337

Sir Edward le Despenser was born circa 1315 at of Eyworth, Bedfordshire, England.2 He married Anne de Ferrers, daughter of Sir William Ferrers, 1st Lord Ferrers of Groby and Margaret/Alice de Segrave, on 20 April 1335 at Groby in Ratby, Leicestershire, England; They had 5 sons (Sir Edward, 4th Lord le Despenser; Sir Thomas; Henry, Bishop of Norwich; Sir Hugh; & Gilbert).[4] Sir Edward le Despenser died on 30 September 1342 at Battle of Morlaix, Morlaix, Finistère, Brittany, France.[5]


Family

  • Anne de Ferrers b. c 1315, d. 8 Aug 1367

Children

  • ◦Sir Edward le Despenser, Lord Glamorgan & Morgannwg, 4th Lord le Despenser[6] b. c 24 Mar 1336, d. 11 Nov 1375
  • ◦Sir Hugh le Despenser[7] b. c 1338, d. 2 Mar 1374
  • ◦Sir Thomas le Despenser[8] b. c 1341, d. Feb 1381
  • ◦Henry le Despenser, Bishop of Norwich, Canon of Salisbury, Rector of Bosworth, Canon of Lincoln, Rector of Elsworth, & Archdeacon & Canon of Llandaff[9] b. c 1343, d. 23 Aug 1406


Sources

  1. 1.[S2847] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 274-278; Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, by F. L. Weis, 4th Ed., p. 15; The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 91; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 983. 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 268. 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 72. 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 296. 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 448. 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 152.
  2. 7.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 67-68. 8.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 443-445.
  3. 7.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 67-68. 8.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 443-445.
  4. 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 268. 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 72. 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 296. 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 448. 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 152.
  5. 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 268. 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 72. 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 296. 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 448.
  6. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 269.
  7. 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 268. 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 72. 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 296. 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 448.
  8. 10.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 450. 11.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 451.
  9. 10.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 450. 11.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 451.


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On April 14, 2015 at 21:46GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

is Tewkesbury Abbey, where he was buried, the same as this one? https://ssl.panoramio.com/photo/116105106

On March 6, 2015 at 03:34GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Despenser-28 and Despencer-60 appear to represent the same person because: This is the same person. I spelled the LNAB per Douglas Richardson



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