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Sir Hugh le Despenser Knight, 1st Baron le Despenser
Aline Basset Countess of Norfolk
William de Beauchamp 9th Baron de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick
Maud Fitz John
(1244/1250-Abt 1301)
Hugh le Despenser Earl of Winchester
Lady Isabel de Beauchamp
(Abt 1263-1301)
Sir Hugh Despenser Knight Bachelor
(Abt 1286-1326)


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Alanore de Clare

Sir Hugh Despenser Knight Bachelor

  • Born: Abt 1286, Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • Marriage: Alanore de Clare 141
  • Died: 24 Nov 1326 about age 40

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• Background Information. 141
Sir Richard Fitz Alan married, 1st, 9 Feb 1320/1, in the King's Chapel at Havering-atte-Bower (he about 7, she about 8), Isabel, daughter of Sir Hugh le Despenser the younger, Lord le Despenser, by Eleanor, daughter and co-heir of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester. Obtained 4 Dec 1344, a Papal mandate for the annulment of his marriage to Isabel le Despenser, on the ground of his minority and of his never willingly consented to the match.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, (Arundel), pp. 242-244, Vol. XIV, p. 38

Hugh married Alanore de Clare, daughter of Sir Gilbert de Clare Knight, Earl of Gloucester and Joan "of Acre" Plantagenęt. (Alanore de Clare was born in Oct 1292 in Caerphilly Castle, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales and died on 30 Jun 1337.)

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