Richard de Vere KG

Richard de Vere KG (1385 - 1417)

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Sir Richard "11th Earl of Oxford" de Vere KG
Born in Oxfordshire, Englandmap
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Died in Earls Colne, Essex, Englandmap
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Richard de Vere KG was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Richard de Vere, K.G., 11th Earl of Oxford, hereditary steward of the Forest of Essex[1][2]

Richard, son of Aubrey de Vere and Alice FitzWalter, was probably born in 1385 (granted his lands without proving his age in 1406).[2][1]

Before 1399, Richard married Alice Holand, daughter of John Holand and Elizabeth, daughter of John of Gaunt.[1] They had no children.

About 1406-7, Richard married Alice Sergeaux, daughter of Sir Richard Sergeaux and Philippa de Arundel, and widow of Guy Saint Auburn.[1] They had three children:[1]

  • John
  • Robert
  • Richard

Sir Richard died 15 feb 1416/7.[1] He wrote a will 6 aug 1415, leaving all property and estate to his wife Alice. The will was proven 26 feb 1415/6.[3] Richard was buried at Earls Colne, Essex.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol. V, p 262 VERE #7
  2. 2.0 2.1 Richard de Vere, "Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors and Cousins" (website, compiled by Mr. Marlyn Lewis, Portland, OR; accessed 22 September 2018)
  3. Nina Green. Register of Henry Chichele, vol. II, pp. 116, 126. The Oxford Authorship Site. will Accessed 2012-07-01. transcription of E. F. Jacob, 1938, The Register of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury 1414-1443, Volume II, Oxford: Clarendon Press, p 686.

Source list:

  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families], 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013).

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Sir Richard de Vere is a descendant of Saher de Quincy, Gilbert de Clare, Robert de Vere, John de Lacy.
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