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Biography of Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464

1453 Battle of Castillon

1461 Battle of Towton

1464 Battle of Hexham

1469 Execution of Warwick's Supporters


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

Around 1408 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (8) and Margaret Botreaux 4th Baroness Botreaux Baroness Hungerford -1478 were married.

In 1431 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 was born to Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (31) and Margaret Botreaux 4th Baroness Botreaux Baroness Hungerford -1478.

Around 1441 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (10) and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford were married.

Before 10 Jun 1451 Richard West 7th Baron De La Warr, 4th Baron West 1430-1476 and Katherine Hungerford Baroness De La Warr, Baroness West were married. Katherine Hungerford Baroness De La Warr, Baroness West by marriage Baroness De La Warr (1C 1299), Baron West.

Battle of Castillon

On 07 Jul 1453 the Battle of Castillon, the last battle of the Hundred Years War, was fought at Castillon.
John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (70) was killed. His Grandson Thomas Talbot 2nd Viscount Lisle 1449-1470 (4) succeeded 2nd Viscount Lisle (1C 1451), 2nd Baron Lisle (4C 1444). Margaret Herbert Viscountess Lisle by marriage Viscountess Lisle (1C 1451). On His Son John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (35) succeeded 2nd Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 2nd Earl Waterford, 7th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295), 11th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309), 8th Baron Talbot (1C 1331). Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1424-1473 (29) by marriage Countess Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Countess Waterford.
John Talbot 1st Viscount Lisle 1426-1453 (27) was killed. He the son of John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (70).
Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (22) and John Foix Earl Kendal 1410-1485 (43) were captured.

South Aisle, Salisbury Cathedral. In 1459 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (59) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His Son Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) succeeded 3rd Baron Hungerford. Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford by marriage Baroness Hungerford. Fluted Period.

In 1459 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) was released.

Battle of Towton

On 29 Mar 1461 the Battle of Towton was a decisive victory for Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) bringing to an end the first war of the Wars of the Roses.Said to be the bloodiest battle on English soil 28000 were killed mainly during the rout that followed the battle.
The Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (45), Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30), William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56), William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474 (45), Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57), John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61).
The Lancastrian army suffered significant casualties including Richard Percy 1426-1461 (35), Ralph Bigod 1410-1461 (50), John Bigod -1461, Robert Cromwell 1390-1461 (71), Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1412-1461 (49), Ralph Eure 1412-1461 (49), John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 (51), John Beaumont 1428-1461 (33), Thomas Dethick 1400-1461 (61), Everard Simon Digby -1461, William Plumpton -1461 and William Welles 1410-1461 (51) who were killed.
Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (39) was killed. His Son Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 (12) succeeded 4th Earl Northumberland (1C 1377). Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 (3) by marriage Countess Northumberland (1C 1377).
Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles 1406-1461 (55) was killed. His Son Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33) succeeded 7th Baron Welles.
Those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (46), John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (60), William Norreys 1441-1507 (20), Thomas Grey 1st Baron Grey Richemont 1418-1461 (43), Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (30), John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (12), Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33), Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (56), James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40), John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde 1422-1476 (39), William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (41). Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (41) were captured.
On 03 Apr 1461 Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon 1432-1461 (29) was beheaded at York. His Brother John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (26) succeeded 15th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Laura Bourchier Countess Devon 1440- by marriage as Earl Devon (2C Courtenay).
Robert Dethick 1375-1461 (86) was killed.
John Heron of Ford Castle Northumberland 1416-1461 (45) was killed.
Thomas Grey 1st Baron Grey Richemont 1418-1461 (43) was executed.

Around 1574 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (34). Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665. Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 Beaufort Arms with a yellow band top and bottom 2 Unknown Arms 3 Woodville Arms his great x 4 grandfather Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469.

On Aug 1461 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (30) arrested by the French at France. He was buried at Hungerford Chapel, Salisbury Cathedral.

In 1576 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (29), whilst in France, painted a portrait of Francis Bacon 1st Viscount St Alban 1561-1626 (14) who was attached to the English Embassy at the time.

Battle of Hexham

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (33) defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (28) at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham.
Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1427-1473 (36), John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (26) and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (36).
Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (49) fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (33) and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 (40) were both captured.
Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (28) was beheaded following the battle. His Brother Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 (25) succeeded 4th Duke Somerset (2C 1448).
On 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (33) was executed at Newcastle on Tyne.
Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 (40) was executed at Middleham. His Son Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 (16) succeeded 5th Baron Despencer (5C 1387).

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

Before 1465 Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 was born to Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford.

Execution of Warwick's Supporters

On 17 Jan 1469 Warwick's supporters were executed in Marketplace, Salisbury in the presence of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (26):
Thomas Hungerford -1469 was beheaded. His Daughter Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1468-1533 (1) succeeded 4th Baron Hungerford.
Henry Courtenay -1469 was beheaded.

In 1516 Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (51) died.

On 11 Oct 1525 Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525 (68) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Broadwater. His Son Thomas West 9th Baron De La Warr, 6th Baron West 1475-1554 (50) succeeded 9th Baron De La Warr (1C 1299), 6th Baron West. Elizabeth Bonville Baroness De La Warr, Baroness West by marriage Baroness De La Warr (1C 1299), Baron West.

Thomas Hungerford -1469 was born to Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hungerford

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd -999

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd -999

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

Ancestry

Father: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 9 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Hungerford Arms

GrandFather: Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 Hungerford Arms

Great GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1397 Hungerford Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Hungerford Hungerford Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Unknown Hungerford Hungerford Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzjohn 1312-1355

Great x 3 GrandFather: Adam Fitzjohn 1286-1327

Great GrandMother: Joan Hussey 1349-1412

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Hussey 1330-1361

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Hussey 1305-1337

GrandMother: Eleanor or Catherine Peverell 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Peverell 1340-1422

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Peverell 1300-1358

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Peverell 1275-1314

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Peverell 1250-1341

Great GrandMother: Margaret Courtenay 1352-1422 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Courtenay Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Courtenay 1315-1356 6 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Courtenay Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 5 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton 1251-1292 Courtenay Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Despencer Baroness Okehampton 1258- 4 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Despencer Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes St John Countess Devon 1275-1345 St John Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: John St John 1225-1309 St John Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Agnes Fitzpiers 1234-1305

Great x 2 GrandMother: Muriel Moels -1361

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Moels 4th Baron Moels -1337

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Lovel Baroness Moels 1297-1337

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Lovel 1276-1351

Mother: Margaret Botreaux 4th Baroness Botreaux Baroness Hungerford -1478 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

GrandFather: William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462

Great GrandFather: William Botreaux 2nd Baron Botreaux 1367-1395

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Botreaux 1st Baron Botreaux 1337-1391

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Botreaux 1316-1349

Great x 4 GrandFather: Reginald Botreaux -1346

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Moels

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Moels 4th Baron Moels -1337

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Lovel Baroness Moels 1297-1337

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Daubeney Baroness Botreaux -1433

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Daubeney 1305-1378

Great x 4 GrandFather: Elias Daubeney 1262-1305

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth St Lo Baroness Botreaux 1364-1389

Great x 2 GrandFather: John St Lo 1343-1375

GrandMother: Elizabeth or Cecilia Beaumont Baroness Botreaux 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Beaumont Arms

Great GrandFather: John Beaumont 4th Baron Beaumont 1361-1396 3 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Beaumont Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 3rd Baron Beaumont 1340-1369 2 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Beaumont Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaumont 2nd Baron Beaumont 1317-1342 4 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Beaumont Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 3 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Beaumont Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Comyn Baroness Beaumont 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 Chaworth Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Vere Baroness Devereux, Baroness Beaumont -1398 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Vere Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Alphonse Vere Vere Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Jane Foliot -1312

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford 1310-1366 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Badlesmere Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 Badlesmere Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Clare Arms

Great GrandMother: Katherine Everingham Baroness Beaumont -1426

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Everingham 1335-1369

Great x 3 GrandFather: Adam Everingham 2nd Baron Laxton 1307-1387

Great x 4 GrandFather: Adam Everingham 1st Baron Laxton 1279-1341