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Birth: AFT 1286 Winchester, Hampshire, England Father: Hugh Despencer Mother:Isabelle De Beauchamp
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Death: 24 NOV 1326 Hereford, Herefordshire, England [Executed]
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Remarks: Hugh Despencer, Jun. (one of the hapless favourites of King Edward II) m. Eleanor, dau. and co-heir of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, and had issue, Hugh, Edward, Gilbert, Philip, Elizabeth, and Isabel. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, London, 1883, p. 167, Despencer, Barons Despencer, Earl of Gloucester]

NOTE: Father and son having run almost the same course, at the same time, and sharing similar fates, it is not easy to sever their deeds. For a fuller account of the life and deeds of this nobleman, refer to the narrative regarding his father. Has been called Earl of Gloucester by some writers but The Complete Peerage vol. V, p 715 makes it clear he was not.[JohnFaye (8 Jun 05).FTW]

Hugh Despencer, Jun. (one of the hapless favourites of King Edward II) m. Eleanor, dau. and co-heir of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, and had issue, Hugh, Edward, Gilbert, Philip, Elizabeth, and Isabel. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, London, 1883, p. 167, Despencer, Barons Despencer, Earl of Gloucester]

NOTE: Father and son having run almost the same course, at the same time, and sharing similar fates, it is not easy to sever their deeds. For a fuller account of the life and deeds of this nobleman, refer to the narrative regarding his father. Has been called Earl of Gloucester by some writers but The Complete Peerage vol. V, p 715 makes it clear he was not.


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