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Catherine de Hungerford, Baroness la Warre

Nicknames: "Katherine Hungerford", "Katherine Lady De La Warr Hungerford"
Birthplace: Farleigh Hungerford, Somersetshire
Death: Died in Spencercombe, Devon, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford and Margaret de Botreaux, Baroness Botreaux
Wife of Richard West, 7th Baron de la Warre and Nicholas Leventhorpe
Mother of Thomas West, 8th Baron de la Warr; George West; John West; Margaret Strelley; Reginald West and 10 others
Sister of Eleanor FitzLewis; Robert Hungerford, 3rd Baron Hungerford; William Hungerford; Eleanor Alice West; Joan Hungerford and 3 others

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About Catherine de Hungerford, Baroness la Warre

Catherine Hungerford, Baroness La Warre, born about 1438 in Farleigh-Hungerford, Somersetshire, England, and died 12 May 1493. [1][2][S37]

Parents: Robert Hungerford, 2nd Lord Hungerford (1409-1459) [S37] and Margaret Botreaux.


  1. before 10 June 1451, to Richard West, 7th Lord la Warre, son of Sir Reynold West, 6th Lord la Warre and Elizabeth Greyndour. Her married name became West. [S37]
  2. ABT 1476, Hatfield, Essex, England to Nicholas Leventhorpe (b. 1445 - d. BEF 23 Nov 1500) (son of Geoffrey Leventhorpe) (w. of Catherine Sampson)

9 Children of Catherine Hungerford and Richard West: (6 sons, 3 daughters)

  1. Sir Thomas West, 8th Lord la Warre, born c. 1457 and died on 11 Oct 1525. [S37]
  2. John born about 1457 in Devonshire, England.
  3. Margaret/Margery born about 1460 in Devonshire, England.
  4. Reginald born about 1461 in Devonshire, England.
  5. Edward born about 1463 in Devonshire, England.
  6. Richard born about 1465 in Devonshire, England. [S37]
  7. Francis born about 1467 in Devonshire, England.
  8. Margery born about 1471 in Devonshire, England. [S37]
  9. Alice born about 1473 Devonshire, England.

Child of Catherine Hungerford and Nicolas Leventhorpe:

  1. Constance Leventhorpe (b. 1478) (m. Clement Cotton)



  • [1] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R), Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998, Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA.
  • [2] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998, Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA.
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1075. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700

Page 27: 34. Sir Richard West, Lord de la Warre, b. 28 Oct 1430; d. 10 Mar 1475/6; m. bef. 10 June 1451, Katherine Hungerford (51A-36). d. 12 May 1493, dau of Sir Robert Hungerford and Margaret Botreaux, M.P. 1455-1472. (CP IV: 154-155, XII(2): 522)

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Baroness Catherine de Hungerford's Timeline

June 10, 1451
Age 13
Somerset, Great Britain, England
Age 14
Age 19
Offington, Sussex, England
Age 20
Devonshire, England
Age 22
Strelley, Nottinghamshire, England
Age 23
Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 25
Devonshire, England
Age 27
Age 27
Devonshire, England