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Eleanor Berkeley

Female - 1455


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eleanor Berkeley (daughter of John Berkeley and Elizabeth Betteshorne); died on 1 Aug 1455.

    Notes:

    Countess of Arundel, by her first marriage, to John Arundel (d. 1421).

    Eleanor married Richard Poynings after 8 Apr 1423. Richard (son of Robert Poynings and Eleanor Grey) was born in in of Poynings, Sussex, England; died on 10 Jun 1429 in near Orléans, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Eleanor Poynings died on 11 Feb 1484.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Berkeley was born on 23 Jan 1352 in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England (son of Thomas de Berkeley and Katherine de Clivedon); died on 5 Mar 1428.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
    • Baptised: 23 Jan 1352, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Gloucestershire 1388, 1397. Knight of the shire for Somerset 1390, 1394. Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset 1390-91, 1394-95. Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1392-93, 1397-98, 1414-15. Knight of the shire for Wiltshire 1402, 1406. Sheriff of Hampshire 1402-03, 1406-07. Sheriff of Wiltshire 1410-11.

    John married Elizabeth Betteshorne before 13 Oct 1374. Elizabeth (daughter of John de Betteshorne and Gouda de Cormailles) was born between 1359 and 1369; died after 1410. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Betteshorne was born between 1359 and 1369 (daughter of John de Betteshorne and Gouda de Cormailles); died after 1410.
    Children:
    1. 1. Eleanor Berkeley died on 1 Aug 1455.
    2. Elizabeth Berkeley died before 8 Dec 1478; was buried in St. James's Priory, Dudley, Worcestershire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas de Berkeley was born about 1296 in of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England (son of Maurice de Berkeley and Eve la Zouche); died on 27 Oct 1361; was buried in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

    Notes:

    He was summoned to Parliament by writs from 14 Jun 1329 to 20 Nov 1360.

    "Knighted before 1322; fought at the battle of Boroughbridge, 16 Mar 1322 and there taken prisoner. Imprisoned in Pevensey Castle until his release, 16 Oct 1326, and on 4 Apr 1327, was made Joint Custodian of the deposed King, Edward II, whom he 'curteously received' the next day at Berkeley Castle, but when he was commanded to deliver his custody over to his fellow custodians, he departed 'with heavy cheere perceiving what violence was intended.' He was tried by a jury of 12 Knights, without protest in 1330/1 as an accessory to the murder of the deposed King, but was acquitted. Fought in Scotland, 1328; Marshal of the English army in France, 1340; Captain of the Scottish Marches, 1342; Warden and Chief Justice in Eyre, south of Trent, 1345-1348." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    Thomas married Katherine de Clivedon on 30 May 1347 in Charfield, Gloucestershire, England. Katherine (daughter of John de Clivedon and Emma) died on 13 Mar 1386; was buried in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Katherine de Clivedon (daughter of John de Clivedon and Emma); died on 13 Mar 1386; was buried in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Berkeley was born on 23 Jan 1352 in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England; died on 5 Mar 1428.

  3. 6.  John de Betteshorne was born in in of Biston in Ringwood, Hampshire, England.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Wiltshire and Hampshire. Sheriff of Hampshire, 1378-79.

    John married Gouda de Cormailles. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Gouda de Cormailles (daughter of John de Cormailles).

    Notes:

    A kinswomen, in some manner, of William de Edington, Bishop of Winchester.

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Betteshorne was born between 1359 and 1369; died after 1410.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Maurice de Berkeley was born between 1271 and 1281 in of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England (son of Thomas de Berkeley and Joan de Ferrers); died on 21 May 1326 in Wallingford Castle, Oxfordshire, England; was buried in Abbey Church of St. Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Apr 1271, of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
    • Alternate birth: Apr 1281, of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
    • Alternate death: 31 May 1326, Wallingford Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Notes:

    Warden of Gloucester; Captain of Berwick-upon-Tweed; Chief Justice of South Wales; Seneschal of Aquitaine. Present at the siege of Caerlaverock, July 1300. He was summoned to Parliament from 16 Aug 1308 to 15 May 1321 by writs directed Mauricio de Bekeleye.

    He joined Thomas, earl of Lancaster, in the rebellion against Edward II and the Despensers. He was given letters of safe-conduct which, he believed, would allow him to go to the king and confer with him; in fact, he was arrested and taken to Wallingford Castle, where after five years of imprisonment he died.

    Maurice married Eve la Zouche. Eve (daughter of Eudes la Zouche and Milicent de Cantelowe) died on 5 Dec 1314; was buried in Portbury, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Eve la Zouche (daughter of Eudes la Zouche and Milicent de Cantelowe); died on 5 Dec 1314; was buried in Portbury, Somerset, England.
    Children:
    1. Isabel de Berkeley died on 25 Jul 1362.
    2. Milicent de Berkeley died after 1321.
    3. Maurice de Berkeley was born in in of Uley, Gloucestershire, England; died on 12 Feb 1347.
    4. 4. Thomas de Berkeley was born about 1296 in of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England; died on 27 Oct 1361; was buried in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

  3. 10.  John de Clivedon was born in in of Charfield, Gloucestershire, England.

    John married Emma. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Emma
    Children:
    1. 5. Katherine de Clivedon died on 13 Mar 1386; was buried in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.

  5. 14.  John de Cormailles was born in in of East Hemsworth, Dorset, England.
    Children:
    1. 7. Gouda de Cormailles