Walter DEVEREUX, Knt.

Male Abt 1433 - 1485  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Walter DEVEREUX  [1
    • Walter Devereux, Knt., K.G. of Weobley and Bodenham, co. Hereford, Branston, Cottesbach and Newbold Verdon, co. Leicester, Market Rasen, co. Lincoln, etc., M.P. for Herefordshire, son and heir of Walter Devereux, Knt., of Weobley and Bodenham, etc., by Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John Merbury, Chief Justice in South Wales. He was born about 1433 (aged twenty-six and more in 1459). She did aged thirty on 9 Jan. 1468/9. He was married for the second time to Jane (?). He was knighted after the Battle of Towton on 29 Mar 1461. On account of his great services against King Henry VI he was raised to the rank of Baron, thereby becoming Lord Ferrers. He was summoned to Parliament from 26 July 1461, by writs directed 'Waltero Devereux de Ferrers militi'. Walter Devereux, Lord Ferrers, was slain at the battle of Bosworth on 22 Aug 1485, and was attainted of high treason in Parliament. [1]
    Suffix Knt. 
    Born Abt 1433  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1485  Slain at the battle of Bosworth Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I90553  Main Tree
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2018 

    Family 1 Anne DE FERRERS,   b. Abt Nov 1438,   d. 9 Jan 1468/9  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Bef 26 Nov 1446  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth DEVEREUX,   d. 1541
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F37758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane ?,   d. Aft 9 Nov 1512 
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F37759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1485 - Slain at the battle of Bosworth Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).