Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

Our common ancestors - Despencer - Contents

Edward Despenser, 1st Baron Despenser

Edward Despenser, 1st Baron Despenser (see here),
born 1336,
died 1375,
had issue:

  1. Margaret le Despencer,
    mar Robert de Ferrers, 5th Baron Ferrers of Chartley and had issue.

  2. Elizabeth le Despenser, born 1365,
    mar John Arundel and had issue.

  3. Thomas Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester, born 1373.
    He mar Constance of York [grand-dau of Edward III].
    He took part in the Epiphany Rising against Henry IV in Jan 1400.
    He was lynched by a mob loyal to the King at Bristol, 16 Jan 1400, age 27 yrs.
    Thomas and Constance had issue:

    1. Isabel le Despencer,
      born (after her father's death) 26 July 1400.
      She mar 1stly, 1411, to Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Worcester and had issue.
      She mar 2ndly, 1423, to Richard Beauchamp, 5th Earl of Warwick and had issue.
      She died 1439, age 39 yrs.
      She was meant to be bur Tewkesbury.

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