Name: Joan Devereux
Death: 10 MAY 1409
MEM: Little Dunmow, Essex; Priory church: effigy (incorrectly said to be Maid Marian)
Change Date: 17 FEB 2010
Joan, Lady Fitzwalter. Daughter of John, Lord Devereux, K.G. Married 1st Sir Walter Fitzwalter, afterwards Lord Fitzwalter; 2ndly as his third wife, Hugh, 2nd Lord Burnell, K.G.
Made a Lady of the Garter 1390.
Only the Lady Chapel of the Priory Church of Little Dunmow can be seen and is now the Parish Church. On the right facing the altar is an effigy of Joan Devereux d.1409. But legend has taken over from history-Joan has been forgotten and the tomb is now said to be that of Matilda the Fair or Maid Marian!
Father: John Devereux b: 1302 in Bodenham, Herefordshire
Mother: Margaret De Vere b: ABT 1344 in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Walter Fitzwalter b: 5 SEP 1368
- Walter Fitzwalter b: ABT 1400
- Edward Burnell b: ABT 1373 in Lenhales, Herefordshire