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Agnes Merbury (Crophill)

Also Known As: "Devereaux"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Woebley, Hertfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas de Crophull, Kt. and Sybilla Crophull
Wife of Walter Devereux, Sr.; Sir John Parr, Lord of Kendal and Sir John Merbury, Kt.
Mother of Sir Walter Devereux, Jr.; Richard Devereux; Joan Devereux; Stephen Devereux; Thomas Devereux and 4 others
Sister of Thomas Crophull
Half sister of John Butler

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About Agnes Merbury

  • Agnes Crophull1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • F, #21887, b. circa 1372, d. 3 February 1436
  • Father Sir Thomas de Crophull2,3,4,5,6,7 b. c 1350, d. 18 Nov 1381
  • Mother Sibilla de la Bere2,3,4,5,6,7 b. 19 May 1338, d. b 18 Nov 1381
  • Agnes Crophull was born circa 1372 at of Cotesbach & Newbold Verdun, Leicestershire, England; Age 9 in 1381 & age 12 in 1383.5,6,7 She married Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire, Constable of Builth Castle, son of Sir William Devereux, Seneschal of Limousin and Anne Barre, before 1 November 1382 at of Braunston, Cotesbach, Hemington in Lockington, & Newbold Verdun, Leicestershire, England; They had 4 son (Sir Walter, John, Richard, & Thomas) and 2 daughters (Elizabeth, wife of John Milborne, Esq; & Margaret).2,3,4,5,6,7 Agnes Crophull married Sir John Parr, son of Sir William Parr and Elizabeth Roos, between 20 June 1401 and 1405; They had 1 son (Sir Thomas).2,4,5,7 Agnes Crophull married John Merbury, Esq., Justice of South Wales, Sheriff & Escheater of Herefordshire, Steward of Brecon, son of Sir Thomas Merbery, before March 1417; No issue.2,3,4,5,6,7 Agnes Crophull died on 3 February 1436.2,3,4,5,6
  • Family 1 Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire, Constable of Builth Castle b. c 1359, d. 20 Jun 1401
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Devereux8 b. c 1385, d. b 1397
    • Walter Devereux, Esq.+2,4,7 b. c 1387, d. 1420
    • Richard Devereux8 b. c 1389
    • John Devereux8 b. c 1391, d. a 1433
    • Margaret Devereux8 b. c 1395
    • Elizabeth Devereux+2,9,4,10,11,7 b. c 1397, d. 1475
    • Thomas Devereux8 b. c 1399
  • Family 2 Sir John Parr b. c 1383, d. b 6 Oct 1407
  • Child
    • Sir Thomas Parr, Sheriff of Westmorland, Escheator of Cumberland & Westmorland+3,4,5,6,7 b. 7 Oct 1406, d. 24 Nov 1464
  • Family 3 John Merbury, Esq., Justice of South Wales, Sheriff & Escheater of Herefordshire, Steward of Brecon b. c 1387, d. 29 Jan 1438
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6648] Unknown author, Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Gerald Paget, Vol. II, p. 425.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 249.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 565.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 2.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 297-298.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 304.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 248.
  • 8.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 500.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 146.
  • 11.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 86.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p729.htm#i21887

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Agnes was an heiress She was heiress to her grandfather, John de Crophill, succeeding to the Castle and manor of Weobley (afterwards the principal seat of the Devereux family), and the manors of Hyde, Hertfordshire, Cotesbach, Braunston and Hemington (in Lockington), Leicestershire, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, and Sutton Bonnington, Arnold, and Tiercewell, Nottinghamshire.

Her first husband, Sir Walter Devereux, was wounded in battle and died three days later. She later remarried to John Parr, who was also a British Knight.

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marriages http://todmar.net/ancestry/devereux_main.htm

The following history on the Devereux family is from various sources including

"Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell"

Agnes Crophull, married in 1383/4 Sir Walter Devereux.

She married second John Parr of Kendal. Agnes Crophull was, by her second husband John Parr, the great-great-grandmother of Katherine Parr, the last wife of King Henry VIII.

She married third John Merbury, as his third wife.

She was sole heiress of Weobley, and received Lyonshall late in life. She died 3 Feb. 1436.

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  • Agnes Crophull1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • F, #21887, b. circa 1372, d. 3 February 1436
  • Father Sir Thomas de Crophull2,3,4,5,6,7 b. c 1350, d. 18 Nov 1381
  • Mother Sibilla de la Bere2,3,4,5,6,7 b. 19 May 1338, d. b 18 Nov 1381
  • Agnes Crophull was born circa 1372 at of Cotesbach & Newbold Verdun, Leicestershire, England; Age 9 in 1381 & age 12 in 1383.5,6,7 She married Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire, Constable of Builth Castle, son of Sir William Devereux, Seneschal of Limousin and Anne Barre, before 1 November 1382 at of Braunston, Cotesbach, Hemington in Lockington, & Newbold Verdun, Leicestershire, England; They had 4 son (Sir Walter, John, Richard, & Thomas) and 2 daughters (Elizabeth, wife of John Milborne, Esq; & Margaret).2,3,4,5,6,7 Agnes Crophull married Sir John Parr, son of Sir William Parr and Elizabeth Roos, between 20 June 1401 and 1405; They had 1 son (Sir Thomas).2,4,5,7 Agnes Crophull married John Merbury, Esq., Justice of South Wales, Sheriff & Escheater of Herefordshire, Steward of Brecon, son of Sir Thomas Merbery, before March 1417; No issue.2,3,4,5,6,7 Agnes Crophull died on 3 February 1436.2,3,4,5,6
  • Family 1 Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire, Constable of Builth Castle b. c 1359, d. 20 Jun 1401
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Devereux8 b. c 1385, d. b 1397
    • Walter Devereux, Esq.+2,4,7 b. c 1387, d. 1420
    • Richard Devereux8 b. c 1389
    • John Devereux8 b. c 1391, d. a 1433
    • Margaret Devereux8 b. c 1395
    • Elizabeth Devereux+2,9,4,10,11,7 b. c 1397, d. 1475
    • Thomas Devereux8 b. c 1399
  • Family 2 Sir John Parr b. c 1383, d. b 6 Oct 1407
  • Child
    • Sir Thomas Parr, Sheriff of Westmorland, Escheator of Cumberland & Westmorland+3,4,5,6,7 b. 7 Oct 1406, d. 24 Nov 1464
  • Family 3 John Merbury, Esq., Justice of South Wales, Sheriff & Escheater of Herefordshire, Steward of Brecon b. c 1387, d. 29 Jan 1438
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6648] Unknown author, Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Gerald Paget, Vol. II, p. 425.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 249.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 565.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 2.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 297-298.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 304.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 248.
  • 8.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 500.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 146.
  • 11.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 86.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p729.htm#i21887

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Agnes Merbury's Timeline

1371
1371
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1383
1383
Age 12
Probably Herefordshire, England
1387
1387
Age 16
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1389
1389
Age 18
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1391
1391
Age 20
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1393
1393
Age 22
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1395
1395
Age 24
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1395
Age 24
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1399
1399
Age 28
Of, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1403
1403
Age 32
Kendall, Westmoreland, England