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Walter FitzWalter (1345 - 1386)

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Sir Walter "Lord FitzWalter" FitzWalter
Born in Henham, Essex, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Vachery (in Cranley), Surrey, Englandmap
Husband of — married before (to ) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Orense, Galicia, Spainmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Feb 2016
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Walter FitzWalter was a member of aristocracy in {England.

Walter FitzWalter, 3rd Baron FitzWalter was age 16 at the death of his father (1360). "In the 44th of Edward III. he was in that Expedition made into Gascoign, and there reputed one of the most Expert soldiers in the whole Realm, but being taken Prisoner in those Wars, was forced to mortgage his Castle and Lordship of Egremond for 1000l. towards raising his Fine for his Redemption; In 1372,... he was commanded to repair int Norfolk for the Safeguard of those Parts. In 1379, he procured the King's Charter for a Weekly Market every Friday, at his Lordship of Hemenhale in Norfolk, and a Fair Yearly on the Eve, Day, and Morrow, after the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle,... His first Wife was Eleanor, by whom he had no Issue, his Second... was Philippa Daughter and Co-heir to John de Mohun Lord of Dunster, and Widow of Edward Duke of York, she survived him."[1][2]


Titles of Sir Walter FitzWalter[3]:

Admiral of the Fleet (Northern parts)
Trier of Petitions in Parliament, concerning Gascony and overseas 1378-85
Joint Warden of the West March of Scotland 1383


  1. Blomefield
  2. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, 1st ed. v3. pp. 369-374
  3. Richardson

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The information so far posted was not based on the following...

  • Cockayne, Gibbs, et al., Complete Peerage, 2nd ed. Vol.5 "FITZWALTER" p.477
  • Richardson (2013) Royal Ancestry, Vol.2 "FITZ WALTER 10," p.656

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On 4 Apr 2016 at 04:28 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Fitz Walter-2 and FitzWalter-121 appear to represent the same person because: same person

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