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  • ID: I24080
  • Name: John Le Despencer
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1235 1
  • Death: 1275 in Swallowfield, Berkshire 1
  • Note: 1

    In right of his first wife, Joan the daughter of Robert de Lou, Sir John Le Despencer also possessed Castle Carlton and Cavenby in Lincolnshire, but, his wife dying childless, these manors went, at his death, to her cousin, John de Merieth.
    By Anne, his second wife, Sir John had two sons: Adam Le Despenser, who died young, and William Le Despenser, styled 'of Belton.' The latter resided at Defford in Worcestershire and died in 1328. From him are said to have descended the Earls Spencer.
  • _UID: 07693033EF7C4633ADF2FBAA405D043CD872
  • Change Date: 12 FEB 2008



    Father: Geoffrey Le Despencer b: 1215 in Marchley, Worcestershire
    Mother: Emma de Harcourt b: in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

    Marriage 1 Joan de Lou b: in Of Castle Carlton & Cavenby, Lincs
    • Married:

    Marriage 2 Anne b: 1242
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children William Le Despencer b: 1264

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Berkshire History
      Author: Nash Ford Publishing 2005. All Rights Reserved.
      URL: http://www.berkshirehistory.com
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