Sir Edward LE DESPENSER, K.G.

Male 1336 - 1375  (39 years)


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  • Name Edward LE DESPENSER  [1, 2, 3
    • He accompanied the Prince of Wales to Gascony in September 1355. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Dec 1357 by writs directed 'Edwardo le Despenser', whereby he is held to have become Lord Le Despenser. He was with the King in the invasion of France, October 1359 to 1360. "Edward le Despenser, lord of Glowmorg" died testate aged thirty-nine at Llanbethian, co. Glamorgan, on 11 Nov 1375. [1]
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix K.G. 
    Born 24 Mar 1335/6  Essendine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 24 Mar 1335/6  [3
    Gender Male 
    Name Edward Lord Despencer  [2, 3
    Died 11 Nov 1375  Llanblethian, co. Glamorgan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Tewkesbury Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I35483  Main Tree
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2016 

    Father Sir Edward LE DESPENSER,   d. 30 Sep 1342, Siege of Vannes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anne DE FERRERS,   d. 08 Aug 1367 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 Apr 1335  Groby Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F07007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth BURGHERSH,   d. 26 Jul 1409 
    Married Bef 02 Aug 1354  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Thomas LE DESPENSER,   b. 22 Sep 1373,   d. Between 13 and 16 Jan 1400, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Anne LE DESPENSER,   d. 30 or 31 Oct 1426  [Birth]
    +3. Elizabeth DESPENSER,   d. 10/11 Apr 1408  [Birth]
    +4. Margaret LE DESPENSER,   d. 3 Nov 1415  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F06818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1335/6 - Essendine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).

    2. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.

    3. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.