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  • ID: I7845
  • Name: Hugh Le Despencer
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1234
  • Death: 4 AUG 1265 in Evesham, Worcs
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • BATT: Evesham 1265 (killed). Lewes.
  • Note: 1 2 3

    Of Ryhall, Rutland, Loughborough, co. Leicester, Parlington, co. York, &c.
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    An important ally of Simon de Montfort during the reign of Henry III . He served briefly as Justiciar of England and as Constable of the Tower of London.
    He was summoned to Parliament by Simon de Montfort, and so might be deemed a baron, though the legality of that assembly is doubtful.
    He was killed fighting on de Montfort's side at the Battle of Evesham.
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    Lord Falmouth?
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    Joint Justiciar with his father in law Philip Bassett. Fought against him at Lewes.
  • _UID: 0CB00B5E21D94285AFE51C986C76A824DC71
  • Change Date: 22 SEP 2008



    Father: Hugh Le Despencer b: ABT 1205

    Marriage 1 Aline De Bassett b: ABT 1235
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor Le Despencer b: ABT 1252 in Ryhall, Rutland
    2. Has Children Hugh ?The Elder? Le Despencer b: 1 MAR 1260 in Barton, Gloucesershire
    3. Has Children Anne or Joan Le Despencer b: ABT 1260
    4. Has Children Joan Le Despencer

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage
    2. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://john-fitzalan.biography.ms/
    3. Text: This Sceptred Isle
      BBC
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