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William Berkeley

Male Abt 1436 - 1501  (~ 65 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Berkeley was born about 1436 in of Weoley in Northfield, Worcestershire, England (son of Maurice Berkeley and Ellen Montfort); died in 1501.

    Notes:

    Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1484-85. Knight of the shire for Worcestershire.

    He fought for Richard III at Bosworth in 1485, and in the wake of that defeat he was attainted, 7 Nov 1485, and all his estates declared forfeit. The following year the new king, Henry VII, granted what had been William's manor of Northfield, Worcestershire to the king's uncle Jasper Tudor, Duke of Bedford. In 1489 William was restored in blood, and granted the reversion of Northfield after the death of Jasper Tudor. Despite this, when Jasper died in 1495, the king took possession of Northfield.

    Family/Spouse: Anne Stafford. Anne (daughter of Humphrey Stafford and Eleanor Aylesbury) died after 1502. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Anne Berkeley died after 1502.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Maurice Berkeley was born on 2 Feb 1401 in of Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England (son of Maurice Berkeley and Joan Dinham); died on 26 Nov 1464.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Gloucestershire. Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1430-31, 1436-37. He served in France in the army of John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford.

    Maurice married Ellen Montfort before 1428. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ellen Montfort (daughter of William Montfort and Margaret Pecche).

    Notes:

    Also called Eleanor Montfort.

    Children:
    1. 1. William Berkeley was born about 1436 in of Weoley in Northfield, Worcestershire, England; died in 1501.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Maurice Berkeley was born on 1 Jun 1358 in Uley, Gloucestershire, England (son of Thomas Berkeley and Katherine Botetourte); died on 2 Oct 1400.

    Maurice married Joan Dinham before May 1400. Joan (daughter of John de Dinham and Muriel Courtenay) died on 22 Aug 1412. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Joan Dinham (daughter of John de Dinham and Muriel Courtenay); died on 22 Aug 1412.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Dynham.

    Children:
    1. 2. Maurice Berkeley was born on 2 Feb 1401 in of Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England; died on 26 Nov 1464.

  3. 6.  William Montfort was born about 1375 in of Coleshill, Warwickshire, England (son of Baldwin de Montfort and Margaret de Clinton); died on 6 Dec 1452; was buried in Aldridge, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Steward of the household of Richard de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. Knight of the shire for Warwickshire 1422-23, 1427, 1429, 1437, 1445, 1450. Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire 1431-32, 1441-42, 1450-51.

    William married Margaret Pecche before 1407. Margaret (daughter of John Pecche and Katherine) was born on 30 Apr 1386; died before Apr 1417. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Margaret Pecche was born on 30 Apr 1386 (daughter of John Pecche and Katherine); died before Apr 1417.
    Children:
    1. 3. Ellen Montfort
    2. Baldwin Montfort was born about 1412 in of Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, England; died before 10 Feb 1475.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas Berkeley was born about 1334 in of Uley, Gloucestershire, England (son of Maurice de Berkeley and Margery de Vere); died before 29 Sep 1361.

    Notes:

    He attended his father at the siege of Calais, and he fought at Poitiers in 1356.

    Thomas married Katherine Botetourte before 1350. Katherine (daughter of John Botetourte and Joyce la Zouche) died on 22 Jan 1388. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Katherine Botetourte (daughter of John Botetourte and Joyce la Zouche); died on 22 Jan 1388.
    Children:
    1. 4. Maurice Berkeley was born on 1 Jun 1358 in Uley, Gloucestershire, England; died on 2 Oct 1400.

  3. 10.  John de Dinham was born about 1318 in of Hartland, Devon, England (son of John de Dinham and Margaret de Botreaux); died on 7 Jan 1383.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1319

    Notes:

    He was murdered by robbers.

    John married Muriel Courtenay before 27 Mar 1357. Muriel (daughter of Thomas Courtenay and Muriel de Moels) died before 12 Aug 1369; was buried in Hartland Abbey, Devon, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Muriel Courtenay (daughter of Thomas Courtenay and Muriel de Moels); died before 12 Aug 1369; was buried in Hartland Abbey, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Joan Dinham died on 22 Aug 1412.
    2. John Dinham was born between 1358 and 1359 in of Hartland, Devon, England; died on 25 Dec 1428; was buried in St. Mary's, Kingskerswell, Devon, England.

  5. 12.  Baldwin de Montfort was born in in of Coleshill, Warwickshire, England (son of John de Montfort and Joan de Clinton); died between 1385 and 1386 in Spain.

    Notes:

    He accompanied John of Gaunt to Spain, and died there.

    Baldwin married Margaret de Clinton. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Margaret de Clinton (daughter of John de Clinton and Idoine de Say).
    Children:
    1. 6. William Montfort was born about 1375 in of Coleshill, Warwickshire, England; died on 6 Dec 1452; was buried in Aldridge, Staffordshire, England.

  7. 14.  John Pecche was born in in of Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England.

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


  8. 15.  Katherine
    Children:
    1. 7. Margaret Pecche was born on 30 Apr 1386; died before Apr 1417.