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Edward le Despenser

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Generation: 1

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

    Notes:

    Slain at the Battle of Morlaix.

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

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


Generation: 2

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

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 24 Mar 1336, Essendine, Rutland, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 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 Bef 2 Aug 1354. Elizabeth (daughter of Bartholomew de Burghersh and Cecily de Weyland) was born 1342; died 26 Jul 1409; was buried , Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet]

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


Generation: 3

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

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

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

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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 31 Oct 1426

    Anne married Hugh Hastings. Hugh (son of Hugh de Hastings and Margaret de Everingham) was born Bef 1355; died 6 Nov 1386. [Group Sheet]

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


Generation: 4

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

    Philippa married Thomas Greene Bef 16 Dec 1421. Thomas (son of Thomas Greene and Mary Talbot) was born 10 Feb 1399, Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England; died 18 Jan 1462; was buried , 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, of Chartley, Staffordshire, England; died 17 Dec 1435.

    Edmund married Ellen de la Roche Bef 24 Nov 1414. Ellen (daughter of Thomas de la Roche and Elizabeth Birmingham) died 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 , Dominican Friars, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.

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

    Other Events:

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

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

    Children:
    1. 10. Margaret Hastings  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 1414.


Generation: 5

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

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

    Children:
    1. 11. Edward Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point was born 20 Jan 1441, 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 , Dominican Friars, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.

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

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

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

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

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


Generation: 6

  1. 11.  Edward Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born 20 Jan 1441, 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 1467. Margaret (daughter of Ralph Verney, Mayor of London and Emma) died Aft 1508. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Edward Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1470, of Farnborough, Warwickshire, England; died Between 25 Aug 1507 and 1508.

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

    Notes:

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

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

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

  3. 13.  Elizabeth Debenham Descendancy chart to this point (10.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born Abt 1436; died Between 5 Dec 1502 and 9 Feb 1503; was buried , 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 Bef 16 Oct 1456. Thomas (son of Robert Brewes and Ela Stapleton) was born Abt 1406, of Stinton, Norfolk, England; died 17 Jun 1482; was buried , Woodbridge Priory, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet]

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


Generation: 7

  1. 14.  Edward Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (11.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born Abt 1470, 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 Aft 1529. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Bridget Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef Jun 1542.
    2. 18. Mary Raleigh  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef 1523.

  2. 15.  Elizabeth Beauchamp Descendancy chart to this point (12.Richard6, 9.Margaret5, 6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died 10 Aug 1503.

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

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

  3. 16.  Margery Brewse Descendancy chart to this point (13.Elizabeth6, 10.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born Abt 1457; died Abt 1495; was buried , White Friars, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

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

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


Generation: 8

  1. 17.  Bridget Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (14.Edward7, 11.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died Bef Jun 1542.

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

    Children:
    1. 21. Elizabeth Cope  Descendancy chart to this point died Aft 15 Aug 1584.
    2. 22. Joan Cope  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 23. Anthony Cope  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Adstone, Northamptonshire, England; died Between 6 Jun 1558 and 20 Dec 1558.

  2. 18.  Mary Raleigh Descendancy chart to this point (14.Edward7, 11.Edward6, 8.Elizabeth5, 5.Philippa4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) died Bef 1523.

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

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

  3. 19.  Edward Willoughby Descendancy chart to this point (15.Elizabeth7, 12.Richard6, 9.Margaret5, 6.Edmund4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born Between 1491 and 1494, of Alcester, Warwickshire, England; died Nov 1517.

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

    Children:
    1. 25. Elizabeth Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1512; died Bef 15 Nov 1562; was buried 15 Nov 1562, Alcester, Warwickshire, England.

  4. 20.  William Paston Descendancy chart to this point (16.Margery7, 13.Elizabeth6, 10.Margaret5, 7.Edward4, 4.Anne3, 2.Edward2, 1.Edward1) was born Abt 1479; died 20 Sep 1554, Paston, Norfolk, England; was buried 26 Sep 1544, 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 Abt 1480; died Bef 17 Jan 1554; was buried 17 Jan 1554, St. Margaret's, Paston, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 26. Erasmus Paston  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 1508; died Bef 6 Nov 1540; was buried 6 Nov 1540, Paston, Norfolk, England.
    2. 27. Clement Paston  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 1523; died 18 Feb 1598, Oxnead, Norfolk, England.