Thomas le Despenser
(1169-Bef 1218)
Rohese le Despenser
(Abt 1188-)


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Stephen de Segrave Baron of Segrave

Rohese le Despenser

  • Born: Abt 1188, Burton-on-the-Soar, Leicestershire, England
  • Marriage: Stephen de Segrave Baron of Segrave

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 16B:25, daughter of Thomas Despenser and sister of Hugh Despenser 160

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 141
Thomas Dispensator gave to Stephen de Sebrave with Roese his daughter in free marriage a rent of 2s. in Burton', to them and heirs of their bodies. Hugh Dispensator confimed to Stephen de Segrave and Roese, sister of the said Hugh, and the heirs of their bodied, a virgate of land in Barwe in free marriage.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, Vol. IV, (Despenser), p. 269 footnote (c)

• Background Information. 141
Steven de Segrave married, 1stly, Rohese, sister of Hugh DespenserR, daughter of Thomas Despenser, and 2ndly, Ida, sister of Henry de Hastings. He died in 1241 at Leicester Abbey. His widow married, without licence, Hugh Peche. She died shortly before 2 March 1288/9, and was buried in the church of the Grey Friars, London.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage (Segrave) Vol. XI, pp. 597-501

Rohese married Stephen de Segrave Baron of Segrave, son of Gilbert de Segrave 1st Baron Segrave and Unknown. (Stephen de Segrave Baron of Segrave was born about 1178 in Seagrave, Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire, England and died in 1241 in Leicester Abbey, Leicestershire, England 760.)

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