John Devereux (c.1461 - 1501) MP

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Birthplace: Chartley, Stowe, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Chartley,Staffordshire,England
Occupation: Married about 1477 in Chartley Lodge, Stafford, England
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About John Devereux

John Devereux, 8th Baron Ferrers of Chartley

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John Devereux, 8th Baron Ferrers of Chartley (1463 - 3 May 1501) was an English Peer.

Family

He was the eldest son and heir of Anne Ferrers, 7th Baroness Ferrers of Chartley by her husband and consort Walter Devereux, Lord Ferrers of Chartley.

His mother died of natural causes in 1468 but his father remained the jure uxoris Baron for the remainder of his life. His father died in the Battle of Bosworth Field (22 August 1485). He was fighting for Richard III of England under John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk.

Richard III was killed in the battle and his opponent succeeded him as Henry VII of England. However John was allowed to succeed to the titles and estates of his father. He would remain loyal to the Henry VII for the rest of his life.

Marriage

He was first married to Cecily Bourchier. She was a daughter of William Bourchier, Viscount Bourchier and Anne Woodville.

William Bourchier was a son of Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex and Isabel Plantagenet. Anne Woodville was a daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg.

The Baron and his first wife would have two children:

Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford (1488 – 17 September 1558).

Ann Devereux (born c. 1490). Married first Henry Clifford and secondly David Owen. She was mother of Walter Clifford, Nicholas Clifford, Joan Clifford, Dorothea Clifford, Lettice Clifford, Henry Owen, John Owen and Elizabeth Owen.

His first wife died in 1493. He married secondly Elizabeth Langham. They reportedly had two sons.

External links

A genealogical profile of him

A listing of the Devereux family

A listing of descedants for his daughter

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John Devereux, 8th Baron Ferrers of Chartley's Timeline

1461
1461
Stowe, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1477
1477
Age 16
Abt. 1477 Of, Chartley, Herefordshire, England
1488
1488
Age 27
Stowe, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1493
1493
Age 32
Chartley Castle, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
1501
May 7, 1501
Age 40
Chartley,Staffordshire,England
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