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Edward le Despenser

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Edward le Despenser was born in in of Buckland, Buckinghamshire, England; died on 30 Sep 1342 in Morlaix, Brittany, France.

    Notes:

    Slain at the Battle of Morlaix.

    Edward married Anne de Ferrers on 20 Apr 1335 in Groby in Ratby, Leicestershire, England. Anne (daughter of William de Ferrers and (Unknown) de Segrave) died on 8 Aug 1367. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Edward le Despenser  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 24 Mar 1336 in Essendine, Rutland, England; died on 11 Nov 1375 in Llanblethian, Glamorgan, Wales; was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Edward le Despenser Descendancy chart to this point (1.Edward1) was born about 24 Mar 1336 in Essendine, Rutland, England; died on 11 Nov 1375 in Llanblethian, Glamorgan, Wales; was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 24 Mar 1336, Essendine, Rutland, England

    Notes:

    From The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz:

    Accompanied the Prince of Wales into Gascony, Sept 1355, and fought at the battle of Poitiers (France, Hundred Years' War), 17 Sept 1356, at which time he was already a knight. He was with the King in the invasion of France 1359-1360. Made a Knight of the Garter, 1361. Took part in the war in Lombardy, 1368-1372; fought in France, 1372-1373, was Constable of the Army in the Duke of Lancaster's unsuccessful expedition to France 1373-1374, and assisted the Duke of Brittany in his campaign in that province, 1375.

    From Wikipedia:

    He was a friend and patron of Jean Froissart and the eldest brother of Henry le Despenser, Bishop of Norwich.

    There is a statue of him on the top of the Holy Trinity Chantry Chapel in Tewkesbury Abbey, renowned as the "Kneeling Knight."

    Edward le Despenser (1335-1375)
    Elizabeth le Despenser (1365-1408)
    Thomas Arundel (1388-1430)
    Alianor Arundel
    Katherine Browne
    Richard Sackville
    Richard Sackville
    Anne Sackville
    Henry Shelley
    Richard Shelley
    John Shelley
    (Unknown) Shelley
    John Shelley
    Timothy Shelley (b. 1700)
    Byssche Shelley (1731-1815)
    Timothy Shelley (1753-1844)
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

    Edward married Elizabeth Burghersh before 2 Aug 1354. Elizabeth (daughter of Bartholomew de Burghersh and Cecily de Weyland) was born in 1342; died on 26 Jul 1409; was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret le Despenser  Descendancy chart to this point died on 3 Nov 1415; was buried in Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire, England.
    2. 4. Anne Despenser  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1363; died on 30 Oct 1426.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Margaret le Despenser Descendancy chart to this point (2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died on 3 Nov 1415; was buried in Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire, England.

    Notes:

    Margaret le Despenser and Robert Ferrers were fourth cousins, being both Gx3-grandchildren of Gilbert de Clare (1243-1295) and Joan of Acre (1272-1307).

    Margaret married Robert Ferrers before 14 Jul 1389. Robert (son of John de Ferrers and Elizabeth de Stafford) was born on 31 Oct 1357 in of Chartley, Staffordshire, England; died on 12 Mar 1412; was buried in Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Philippa Ferrers  Descendancy chart to this point died after 6 Oct 1434; was buried in Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England.
    2. 6. Edmund Ferrers  Descendancy chart to this point was born between 1386 and 1389 in of Chartley, Staffordshire, England; died on 17 Dec 1435.

  2. 4.  Anne Despenser Descendancy chart to this point (2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1363; died on 30 Oct 1426.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 31 Oct 1426

    Anne married Hugh Hastings before 1 Nov 1376. Hugh (son of Hugh de Hastings and Margaret de Everingham) was born before 1355 in of Gressenhall, Norfolk, England; died on 6 Nov 1386 in Spain. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 7. Edward Hastings  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 May 1382 in Fenwick, Yorkshire, England; died on 6 Jan 1438.

    Anne married Thomas Morley before 21 Oct 1390. Thomas (son of William de Morley and Cecily Bardolf) was born about 1354 in of Morley, Norfolk, England; died on 24 Sep 1416 in Calais, France; was buried in Austin Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]



Generation: 4

  1. 5.  Philippa Ferrers Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died after 6 Oct 1434; was buried in Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England.

    Philippa married Thomas Greene before 16 Dec 1421. Thomas (son of Thomas Greene and Mary Talbot) was born on 10 Feb 1399 in Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England; died on 18 Jan 1462; was buried in Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Elizabeth Greene  Descendancy chart to this point

  2. 6.  Edmund Ferrers Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born between 1386 and 1389 in of Chartley, Staffordshire, England; died on 17 Dec 1435.

    Edmund married Ellen de la Roche before 24 Nov 1414. Ellen (daughter of Thomas de la Roche and Elizabeth Birmingham) died on 4 Nov 1440. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Margaret Ferrers  Descendancy chart to this point died between 27 Dec 1486 and 29 Jan 1488; was buried in Dominican Friars, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.

  3. 7.  Edward Hastings Descendancy chart to this point (4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born on 21 May 1382 in Fenwick, Yorkshire, England; died on 6 Jan 1438.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1382, of Elsing, Norfolk, England

    Notes:

    He and Reynold Grey, Lord Grey of Ruthin, contended with one another at the Court of Chivalry over the right to bear the undifferenced arms of Hastings. He lost, and refused to pay the costs of his suit, lest by doing so he might acknowledge the ruling's justice. According to Dugdale, he was then imprisoned in the Marsalsea for the next 16 years, a span of time that may be an exaggeration given that he married his second wife, Margery Clifton, in 1427.

    Edward married Muriel Dinham before 20 Feb 1406. Muriel (daughter of John Dinham and Eleanor Montagu) was born about 1385; died before 1420. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 10. John Hastings  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1412 in of Fenwick, Yorkshire, England; died on 9 Apr 1477 in Elsing, Norfolk, England.
    2. 11. Margaret Hastings  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1414.


Generation: 5

  1. 8.  Elizabeth Greene Descendancy chart to this point (5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1)

    Elizabeth married William Raleigh about 1440. William (son of John Ralegh and Idoine Cotesford) was born in in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died on 5 Oct 1460. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 12. Edward Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 20 Jan 1441 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died between 20 Jun 1509 and 4 May 1513.

  2. 9.  Margaret Ferrers Descendancy chart to this point (6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died between 27 Dec 1486 and 29 Jan 1488; was buried in Dominican Friars, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.

    Margaret married John Beauchamp before 1434. John (son of William Beauchamp and Katherine Usflete) was born in in of Powick, Worcestershire, England; died on 13 Apr 1475; was buried in Dominican Friars, Worcester, Worcestershire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 13. Richard Beauchamp  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1435 in of Powick, Worcestershire, England; died on 19 Jan 1503 in Broomhill, Kent, England.

  3. 10.  John Hastings Descendancy chart to this point (7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1412 in of Fenwick, Yorkshire, England; died on 9 Apr 1477 in Elsing, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1411, of Gressenhall, Norfolk, England

    John married Anne Morley about 21 Apr 1434. Anne (daughter of Thomas Morley and Isabel de la Pole) died in 1471; was buried in Gressenhall, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Elizabeth Hastings  Descendancy chart to this point

  4. 11.  Margaret Hastings Descendancy chart to this point (7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born before 1414.

    Margaret married Gilbert Debenham in 1432. Gilbert (son of Gilbert Debenham and Elizabeth Holbrook) was born about 1405 in of Little Wenham, Suffolk, England; died on 10 May 1481. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 15. Elizabeth Debenham  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1436; died between 5 Dec 1502 and 9 Feb 1503; was buried in Chapel of the Field, Norwich, Norfolk, England.


Generation: 6

  1. 12.  Edward Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born on 20 Jan 1441 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died between 20 Jun 1509 and 4 May 1513.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 20 Jan 1443, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England
    • Alternate death: Between 20 Jun 1509 and 6 Jun 1513

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire 1467-68, 1495-96, 1506-07.

    Sixth in descent from John Raleigh of Farnborough who married Joan de Grey of the Rotherfield Grays, according to Memorials of the Danvers Family (citation details below).

    Edward married Margaret Verney in 1467. Margaret (daughter of Ralph Verney, Mayor of London and Emma) died after 1508. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 16. Edward Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1470 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508.

  2. 13.  Richard Beauchamp Descendancy chart to this point (9.Margaret5, 6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1435 in of Powick, Worcestershire, England; died on 19 Jan 1503 in Broomhill, Kent, England.

    Notes:

    Treasurer of the King's Household. Knighted at the batttle of Tewkesbury in 1471.

    Richard married Elizabeth Stafford on 27 Jan 1447 in Alcester, Warwickshire, England. (daughter of Humphrey Stafford and Eleanor Aylesbury) [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Elizabeth Beauchamp  Descendancy chart to this point died on 10 Aug 1503.

  3. 14.  Elizabeth Hastings Descendancy chart to this point (10.John5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1)

    Elizabeth married Robert Hildyard before 8 Apr 1459. Robert (son of Robert Hildyard and Katherine de la Hay) was born about 1435 in of Winestead, Yorkshire, England; died on 21 May 1501. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 18. Peter Hildyard  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1460 in of Winestead, Yorkshire, England; died on 20 Mar 1502.

  4. 15.  Elizabeth Debenham Descendancy chart to this point (11.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1436; died between 5 Dec 1502 and 9 Feb 1503; was buried in Chapel of the Field, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    "Elizabeth (Debenham) Brewse was heavily involved in the 1477 negotiations for the marriage of her eldest daughter to John Paston, during which she stressed her own advantageous family connection to 'my nowncle Hastynges' [i.e., John Hastings of Gressenhall (1412-1477)]. Elizabeth was also instrumental in reversing the attainder of her childless brother Sir Gilbert Debenham. She paid £500 in 1501, which helped her eldest son and heir Robert Brewse recover some of the Debenham lands in 1504 and 1507." [Brad Verity, citation details below.]

    Elizabeth married Thomas Brewse before 16 Oct 1456. Thomas (son of Robert Brewes and Ela Stapleton) was born about 1406 in of Stinton, Norfolk, England; died on 17 Jun 1482; was buried in Woodbridge Priory, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 19. Margery Brewse  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1457; died about 1495; was buried in White Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England.


Generation: 7

  1. 16.  Edward Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (12.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1470 in of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 25 Aug 1508

    Edward married Anne Chamberlain between 1496 and 1505. Anne (daughter of Richard Chamberlain and Sybil Fowler) died after 1529. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 20. Bridget Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point died before Jun 1542.
    2. 21. Mary Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point died before 1523.

  2. 17.  Elizabeth Beauchamp Descendancy chart to this point (13.Richard6, 9.Margaret5, 6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died on 10 Aug 1503.

    Elizabeth married Robert Willoughby before 28 Feb 1495. Robert (son of Robert Willoughby and Blanche Champernoun) was born between 1470 and 1472 in of Brook in Westbury, Wiltshire, England; died on 10 Nov 1521. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 22. Edward Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born between 1491 and 1494 in of Alcester, Warwickshire, England; died in Nov 1517.

  3. 18.  Peter Hildyard Descendancy chart to this point (14.Elizabeth6, 10.John5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1460 in of Winestead, Yorkshire, England; died on 20 Mar 1502.

    Notes:

    Also called Piers Hildyard.

    Peter married Jane de la See between 1480 and 1485. Jane (daughter of Martin de la See and Elizabeth Wentworth) died between 20 Jul 1527 and 7 Apr 1528. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 23. Isabel Hildyard  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1498; died after 10 Jul 1540.

  4. 19.  Margery Brewse Descendancy chart to this point (15.Elizabeth6, 11.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1457; died about 1495; was buried in White Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

    Margery married John Paston in Jul 1477. John (son of John Paston and Margaret Mautby) was born in 1444; died on 28 Aug 1504; was buried in Carmelite Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 24. William Paston  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1479; died on 20 Sep 1554 in Paston, Norfolk, England; was buried on 26 Sep 1544 in St. Margaret's, Paston, Norfolk, England.


Generation: 8

  1. 20.  Bridget Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (16.Edward7, 12.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died before Jun 1542.

    Bridget married John Cope. John (son of William Cope and Jane Spencer) was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died on 21 Jan 1558. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 25. Elizabeth Cope  Descendancy chart to this point died after 15 Aug 1584.
    2. 26. Joan Cope  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 27. Anthony Cope  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Adstone, Northamptonshire, England; died between 6 Jun 1558 and 20 Dec 1558.

  2. 21.  Mary Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (16.Edward7, 12.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died before 1523.

    Mary married Nicholas Wodhull. Nicholas (son of Fulk Wodhull and Anne Newenham) was born about 1482 in of Warkworth, Northamptonshire, England; died on 6 May 1531. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 28. Anthony Wodhull  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1517 in of Warkworth, Northamptonshire, England; died on 4 Feb 1542.

  3. 22.  Edward Willoughby Descendancy chart to this point (17.Elizabeth7, 13.Richard6, 9.Margaret5, 6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born between 1491 and 1494 in of Alcester, Warwickshire, England; died in Nov 1517.

    Edward married Margaret Neville after 22 Nov 1505. Margaret (daughter of Richard Neville and Anne Stafford) was born on 9 Mar 1495. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 29. Elizabeth Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1512; died before 15 Nov 1562; was buried on 15 Nov 1562 in Alcester, Warwickshire, England.

  4. 23.  Isabel Hildyard Descendancy chart to this point (18.Peter7, 14.Elizabeth6, 10.John5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1498; died after 10 Jul 1540.

    Isabel married Ralph Legard about 1520. Ralph (son of Robert Legard and Joan Haldenby) was born about 1490 in of Anlaby, Yorkshire, England; died on 30 Jun 1540. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 30. Joan Legard  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1530; died after 7 Mar 1586.

  5. 24.  William Paston Descendancy chart to this point (19.Margery7, 15.Elizabeth6, 11.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born about 1479; died on 20 Sep 1554 in Paston, Norfolk, England; was buried on 26 Sep 1544 in St. Margaret's, Paston, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    "His [Sir John Paston's] financial embarrassment was doubtless eased by the marriage of his son and heir, William, to Sir Henry Heydon's daughter Bridget, whose marriage portion was probably 500 marks. The wedding was already in sight when Sir Henry informed John Paston of the conclusion of the dispute with William Paston: 'How yee and myn ladie, and in what sylk or clooth yee will have these tweyn yong innocentes maried jnne, iff it shuld be purveyed at London to send me word, or ellys at Norwich, as it shall please you and myn ladie ther-affter I shall applie me; for it must bee ordyrd be you in the yong husbondes name.' 1489 seems the year in which to place the end of the controversy and the marriage, as on 10 February 1489 Margery, in writing to John, refers to 'my brodyre Heydon.'" [Colin Richmond,The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century: The First Phase (1990), quoted by Brad Verity, citation details below.]

    William married Bridget Heydon. Bridget (daughter of Henry Heydon and Anne Boleyn) was born about 1480; died before 17 Jan 1554; was buried on 17 Jan 1554 in St. Margaret's, Paston, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 31. Erasmus Paston  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1508; died before 6 Nov 1540; was buried on 6 Nov 1540 in Paston, Norfolk, England.
    2. 32. Clement Paston  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1523; died on 18 Feb 1598 in Oxnead, Norfolk, England.