Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I12111
  • Name: Walter Devereux
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1357 in Bodenham, Herfordshire
  • Death: 22 JUN 1402 in Pilleth, Radnorshire
  • Residence: Bodenham and Weobley, Herefs
  • Cause: Died of wounds three days after battle
  • Note:

    In 1401 Owain Glyndwr began a campaign for Welsh independence. He was crowned Prince of Wales at Carrog on the banks of the Dee and set up a parliament at Machynlleth. In 1402 Edmund Mortimer, Lord of Wigmore, who had been sent by Henry IV to put down the revolt, met the Welsh at Pilleth on Bryn Glas Hill. Owain's army totally destroyed the English forces and captured Mortimer, who threw in his lot with Owain, eventually marrying his daughter. The Welsh revolt continued for several years under Owain and although it was finally suppressed, Owain evaded capture, disappearing into the mists of history and welsh legend.
  • _UID: BDF493F68ABF496990024230E4D490E566F7
  • Change Date: 21 DEC 2007

    Father: William Devereux b: 1332 in Hereford Whitechurch, Herefordshire
    Mother: Anne (Margaret) Barre b: ABT 1300

    Marriage 1 Agnes Crophull b: ABT 1366 in Salisbury, Wiltshire
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Walter Devereux
    2. Has Children Elizabeth Devereux b: in Bodenham, Herefordshire
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