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Sir Hugh le Despenser Lord of Loughborough
(Abt 1190-1238/1238)
Sir Philip Basset
Hawise de Louvain
(1225-Bef 1254)
Sir Hugh le Despenser Knight, 1st Baron le Despenser
Aline Basset Countess of Norfolk
Alianore le Despenser


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Hugh de Courtenay

Alianore le Despenser

  • Born: Ryhall, Rutlandshire, England
  • Marriage: Hugh de Courtenay 141
  • Died: 30 Sep 1328, London, Middlesex, England 160
  • Buried: 1328, Priory of Cowick 141

bullet  General Notes:

~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 50:30, Sir Hugh de Courtenay, b. 25 Mar 1251, d. 28 Feb 1291, Baron of Oakhamptonm married Eleanor le Despenser, d. 1 Oct 1328, daughter of Hugh le Despenser, Justiciar of England, d. 1306, and Aline Basset. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 141
Hugh de Courteny married Alianore, daughter of Hugh le Despenser, of Ryhall, Rutland, &c., Justiclar of England, by Alice, daughter and heir of Philip Basset, of Wycombe, Bucks, Compton --- and Wootton-Bassett, Wilts, &C., also Justiciar of England. He died 28 February 1291/2, at Cullicomb, Devon, and was buried in the Priory of Cowick, near Exeter. His widow had assignment of dower 22 May 1292. She died 30 September 1328, in London, when returning from Canterbury and was buried with him.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. p. III, pp. 465-466

Alianore married Hugh de Courtenay, son of John de Courtenay Lord of Okehampton and Isabel de Vere. (Hugh de Courtenay was born on 25 Mar 1251 in Okehampton, Devon, England,141 died 28 Feb 1291(2) in Colcombe Castle, Colyton, Devon 141 and was buried 1291/92 in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England 141.)

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