Hugh le Despenser, 1st and last Earl of Winchester1

M, #10761, b. 1 March 1260/61, d. 27 October 1326
Last Edited=3 Apr 2011
     Hugh le Despenser, 1st and last Earl of Winchester was born on 1 March 1260/61.2 He was the son of Sir Hugh le Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser and Aliva Basset.2 He married Isabella de Beauchamp, daughter of William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick and Maud fitz John, before 1286.2 He died on 27 October 1326 at age 65, hanged as a traitor.2
     Hugh le Despenser, 1st and last Earl of Winchester also went by the nick-name of Hugh 'the Elder'.2 He succeeded as the 2nd Lord Despenser [E., 1264] on 4 August 1265.3 He was created 1st Lord le Despenser [England by writ] on 24 June 1295.2 In 1312 he represented King Edward II in negotiating a treaty with his nobles a tthe time of Gaveston's murder by them.2 He fought in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314.2 In February 1314/15 he was banished from court by the machinations of his enemies.2 In August 1321 he was disinherited and exiled in perpetuity for his alleged misgovernment and malign influence of King Edward II.2 In January 1321/22 his exile was reversed.2 He was created 1st Earl of Winchester [England] on 10 May 1322.2 After King Edward II fled to Wales, he was convicted as a traitor and all of his honours forfeited.2

Children of Hugh le Despenser, 1st and last Earl of Winchester and Isabella de Beauchamp

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1122. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IX, page 593. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 434.

Kim Joanne Ireland1

F, #10762, b. 1967
Last Edited=24 Aug 2003
     Kim Joanne Ireland was born in 1967.1 She is the daughter of Glen Douglas Ireland and Robyn Hope Johnstone.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 81. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Mayow Wynell-Mayow1

M, #10763
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
     Mayow Wynell-Mayow lived at Sydenham, Kent, EnglandG.1

Child of Mayow Wynell-Mayow

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Georgiana Beresford1

F, #10764, d. 7 September 1870
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Georgiana Beresford was the daughter of Admiral Sir John de la Poer Beresford, 1st Bt. and Harriet Elizabeth Peirse.1 She married Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay, son of Rt. Hon. Thomas Peregrine Courtenay and Anne Wynell-Mayow, on 23 July 1842.1 She died on 7 September 1870.1
     From 23 July 1842, her married name became Courtenay.1

Children of Georgiana Beresford and Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 346. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Peregrine Charles Courtenay1

M, #10765, b. 1843
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     John Peregrine Charles Courtenay was born in 1843.1 He was the son of Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay and Georgiana Beresford.1 He died, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Reginald Edward Courtenay1

M, #10766, b. 7 November 1844, d. 5 June 1873
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Reginald Edward Courtenay was born on 7 November 1844.1 He was the son of Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay and Georgiana Beresford.1 He died on 5 June 1873 at age 28.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Georgiana Harriet Anne Courtenay1

F, #10767, b. 31 January 1846, d. 14 February 1932
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Georgiana Harriet Anne Courtenay was born on 31 January 1846.1 She was the daughter of Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay and Georgiana Beresford.1 She married Reverend George Thomas Ryves on 11 August 1869.1 She died on 14 February 1932 at age 86.1
     Her married name became Ryves.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Evangeline Claudette Courtenay1

F, #10768, b. 22 April 1855
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Evangeline Claudette Courtenay was born on 22 April 1855.1 She was the daughter of Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay and Georgiana Beresford.1 She married Colonel Charles John Blake, son of Charles Blake, on 28 March 1880.1
     Her married name became Blake.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mabel Courtenay1

F, #10769, b. 24 December 1857, d. 4 November 1936
Last Edited=30 Oct 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mabel Courtenay was born on 24 December 1857.1 She was the daughter of Rt. Rev. Reginald Courtenay and Georgiana Beresford.1 She died on 4 November 1936 at age 78.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay1

M, #10770, b. 27 June 1853, d. 29 March 1919
Last Edited=20 Dec 2008
     Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay was born on 27 June 1853.1 He was the son of Major George Henry Courtenay and Laura Samuda.1 He married, firstly, Kathleen Ruth Crofton, daughter of Lt.-Col. Hugh Augustus Crofton and Amelia Harriet Farquharson, on 2 July 1878.1 He and Kathleen Ruth Crofton were divorced in 1881.1 He married, secondly, Mary Emily Hammersley, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Frederick Hammersley, on 5 August 1891.1 He died on 29 March 1919 at age 65.1
     He fought in the Zulu War in 1870, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.1 He fought in the Nile Expedition between 1884 and 1885.1 He fought in the Sudan Expedition between 1885 and 1886, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He fought in the North-West Frontier between 1897 and 1898.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 11th Hussars.1 He gained the rank of Temporary Brigadier-General in 1914 in the 2nd Army, Central Force.1 He lived at Sydenham, Kent, EnglandG.

Child of Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay and Mary Emily Hammersley

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1124. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]