History of Elmley Castle, Elmley
In 1170 William Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp 1105-1170 (65) died at Elmley Castle, Elmley. He was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Elmley. His son William Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp 1142-1197 (28) succeeded 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Elmley in Worcestershire.
In 1195 Walter Beauchamp 1195-1236 was born to William Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp 1142-1197 (53) and Jeanne de Saint-Valéry Saint-Valéry Baroness Beauchamp at Elmley Castle, Elmley.
Around 1197 William Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp 1142-1197 (55) died at Elmley Castle, Elmley.
Before 15 Jan 1322 Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 sacked Elmley Castle, Elmley.
On 11 Jun 1674 Katherine Dalston 1590-1674 (84) died (she the wife of Giles Savage 1585-1631) at Elmley Castle, Elmley. She buried at St Mary the Virgin Church, Elmley. Alabaster Table Tomb. She holding a Chrisom Child probably representing stillborn, or died soon after birth. At their feet two lions and what is described as a stag with an arrow through its neck.
Walter Beauchamp 1090-1131 and Emmeline Arbetot Urse were married. She, being the heir of her father, brought Elmley Castle, Elmley into the possession of Walter Beauchamp. It remained the family seat until his descendant William Beauchamp 1215-1268 married Isabel Maudit by which Warwick Castle came in to the possession of the Beauchamp family.