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Biography

Hugh le Despenser, 1st Baron le Despenser, was born circa 1286 to Hugh le Despenser, 1st Earl of Winchester (1261-1326) and Isabella de Beauchamp (c1263-bef1307) and died 24 November 1326 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom of execution by hanging, drawing and quartering. He married Eleanor de Clare (1292-1337) May 1306 JL in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, England, Germany, Belgium.



Children


Offspring of Hugh le Despenser, 1st Baron le Despenser and Eleanor de Clare (1292-1337)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hugh le Despenser, 2nd Baron le Despencer (c1308-1349) 1308 Stoke Orchard, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom 8 February 1349 Elizabeth Montagu (-1359)

Gilbert le Despenser (c1309-1381)
Edward le Despenser (c1310-1342) 1310 30 September 1342 Morlaix, France Anne de Ferrers (-1367)

Isabel le Despenser (1312-c1371) 1312 Stoke, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom 11 January 1371 Arundel, Essex, England, United Kingdom Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel (c1313-1376)

Elizabeth le Despenser (c1325-1389) 1325 13 July 1389 Maurice de Berkeley, 4th Lord Berkeley (c1330-1368)




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