Edward Berkeley (c.1428 - 1506) MP

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Birthplace: Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Beverstone Castle, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England
Managed by: Carole (Erickson) Pomeroy, Vol. Curator
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About Edward Berkeley

Became Sheriff of Gloucestershire

  • Sir Edward Berkeley, Sheriff of Hampshire & Gloucestershire, Bailiff of Burley1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • M, #75017, b. circa 1431
  • Father Sir Maurice Berkeley, Sheriff of Gloucestershire8,9,10 b. c 1386, d. 5 May 1460
  • Mother Lora FitzHugh8,9,10 d. a 12 Mar 1461
  • Sir Edward Berkeley, Sheriff of Hampshire & Gloucestershire, Bailiff of Burley was born circa 1431 at of Avon in Sopley & Ibsley, Hampshire, England.1 He married Christian Holt, daughter of Richard Holt, Esq. and Joan Barton, before 1462; They had 1 daughter (Lora, wife of Sir John Blount, 3rd Lord Mountjoy, of Sir Thomas Montgomery; & of Sir Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormond).1,2,3,4,6,7 Sir Edward Berkeley, Sheriff of Hampshire & Gloucestershire, Bailiff of Burley married Alice Cockes, daughter of John Cockes, before 1470; They had 3 sons (Thomas, Esq; Maurice; & Sir William).1,3,5,7 Sir Edward Berkeley, Sheriff of Hampshire & Gloucestershire, Bailiff of Burley left a will on 4 February 1506; Requested burial at Christchurch Twynham, Hampshire.1,3,7 His estate was probated on 5 March 1506.3,7
  • Family 1 Christian Holt b. c 1433, d. b 1475
  • Child
    • Lora Berkeley+11,1,2,3,4,6,7 b. b 1466, d. b 31 Oct 1501
  • Family 2 Alice Cockes b. c 1430, d. 1509
  • Child
    • Sir Thomas Berkeley+1,3,7 b. c 1470, d. 1500
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 313.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 382-383.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 175.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 262-263.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 286.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 52-53.
  • 7.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 593.
  • 8.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 312.
  • 9.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 172-173.
  • 10.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 591.
  • 11.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. X, p. 132.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2497.htm#i75017
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  • Edward BERKELEY
  • Born: ABT 1428, Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
  • Died: 1506
  • Father: Maurice BERKELEY
  • Mother: Lora FITZHUGH
  • Married 1: Christian HOLT (b. ABT 1433, Westcote, Hampshire, England) ABT 1453
  • Children:
    • 1. Lora BERKELEY (B. Mountjoy / C. Ormonde)
    • 2. Thomas BERKELEY
  • Married 2: Alice COX
  • Children:
    • 3. Maurice BERKELEY
    • 4. William BERKELEY
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/BERKELEY1.htm#Edward BERKELEY1
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  • Sir Edward Berkeley1
  • M, #250951
  • Last Edited=12 Nov 2007
  • Sir Edward Berkeley married Alice Cock, daughter of John Cock.1
  • He lived at Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S35] Peter Townend, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 18th edition, 3 volumes (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1965-1972), volume 1, page 580. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 18th ed.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p25096.htm#i250951
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Edward Berkeley's Timeline

1428
1428
Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
1445
1445
Age 17
Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England, (Present UK)
1450
1450
Age 22
Beverstone, Gloucestershire, , England
1453
1453
Age 25
Beverton Castle, Gloucester, England
1462
1462
Age 34
Probably Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, (Present UK)
1464
1464
Age 36
Skenrith, Monmouthshire, , Wales
1466
1466
Age 38
Southampton, Hampshire, , England
1506
February 4, 1506
Age 78
Beverstone Castle, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England