Philip le Despenser, Knight (c.1289 - 1313) MP

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Birthplace: Barton , Stoke, Gloucestershire , England
Death: Died in Goxhill, Lincolnshire , England
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Philip le Despenser, Knight

Philip le Despenser, Knight

  • Birth: 1288 - Barton, Gloucestershire, England
  • Parents: Sir Hugh le Despenser, Isabella de Beauchamp
  • Married: 1312 in Goxhill, Lincolnshire, England to Margaret de Goushill
  • Death: 24 Sep 1313 - Goxhill, Lincolnshire, England

He married Margaret Goushill, daughter of Sir Ralph de Goushill Knight & Hawise Fitz Warin b 12 May 1294 England d 29 Jul 1349 England. She married John de Ros 2nd.

Child of Sir Philip le Despenser & Margaret Goushill

  1. Sir Philip le Despenser Knight was born 6 Apr 1313 and died 23 Aug 1349. He married Joan de Cobham

Notes

From Philip le Despencer son of Hugh le Despencer and Isabella de Beauchamp?

Hugh le Despenser - husband of Isabel/Isabella de Beauchamp - called by history "The Elder" and his son Hugh "The Younger" have arguably been classed as two of the most evil nobles in British history as advisors to the despotic King Edward II. Both were executed for their crimes in late 1326 by Roger de Mortimer and his lover Queen Isabella. The Despenser/Beauchamp marriage produced 4 children, 3 of them were in the More (Mayflower Passenger) ancestry, Philip being one of those.

  • "By 1320 his greed was running free. Hugh seized the Welsh lands of his wife's inheritance, ignoring the claims of his two brothers-in-law. He forced Alice de Lacy, Countess of Lincoln, to give up her lands, cheated his sister-in-law Elizabeth de Clare out of Gower and Usk, and allegedly had Lady Baret's arms and legs broken until she went insane. He also supposedly vowed to be revenged on Roger Mortimer because Mortimer's grandfather had murdered Hugh's grandfather, and once stated though probably in jest that he regretted he could not control the wind. By 1321 he had earned many enemies in every stratum of society, from Queen Isabella to the barons to the common people. There was even a bizarre plot to kill Hugh by sticking pins in a wax likeness of him. Finally the barons prevailed upon King Edward and forced Hugh and his father into exile in 1321. His father fled to Bordeaux, and Hugh became a pirate in the English Channel, "a sea monster, lying in wait for merchants as they crossed his path". ...

Philip le Despenser of Parlington, etc d 24.09.1313 shown by BE1883 as a generation later

Pedigree caveat emptor:

There is confusion concerning the various families called Despencer, a name taken from the position of a dispensator or steward. BE1883 appears to mix up, or at least makes it easy for people to view as closely connected, two of the most important. We show them both on this page to help clear the position with regard to what various sources report. On the second of these families, in Volume IV page 259 note c, TCP reports as follows: "Their pedigree has been distorted by the unscrupulous efforts of many heralds and genealogists to derive the Spencers of Althorpe from an illustrious origin: with the result that 1 these Despensers, who appear to have been dispensatores of the Earls of Chester, 2 the Despensers of King's Stanley, co. Gloucester, who were dispensatores Regi, and 3 the above-named now ducal family of Spencer, who emerge from obscurity, as wealthy graziers, towards the end of the 15th century, have been associated in a single pedigree in which "fact and fiction are cunningly intertwined." "

Citations

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (7th ed., Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992.), 74A-32, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 W426 1992.
  2. Cokayne, George Edward, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910.), 6:42h, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.721 C682.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215 (5th ed., Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999.), pp. 9-6, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.273 W426 1999.
  4. Cokayne, G., CP, 4:289.
  5. Moor, Charles, Knights of Edward I (London: Harleian Society Publications, 1929.), 4:139, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 942.005 H284.

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Philip Le DESPENCER / Margaret de GOUSHILL

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Husband: Philip Le DESPENCER

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Father: Hugh de SPENCER

Mother: Eleanor de CLARE

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Wife: Margaret de GOUSHILL

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Father: Ralph de GOUSHILL

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Name: Philip DESPENCER [3305]

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Spouses: Joan STRANGE

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Pedigree Chart for: Philip Le DESPENCER

     /--Hugh Le  DESPENSER 
  /--Hugh Le  DESPENCER 
  |  \--Aline Aliva  BASSETT 

/--Hugh de SPENCER

| | /--William de Alcaster BEAUCHAMP

| \--Isabel de BEAUCHAMP

| \--Maud FITZJOHN

|--Philip Le DESPENCER

| /--Richard de CLARE

| /--Gilbert de CLARE

| | \--Maud de LACY

\--Eleanor de CLARE

  |  /--Richard de  CLARE 
  \--"of Acre"  JOAN 
     \--Eleanor  CASTILE 

http://www.genpc.com/gen/files/d0015/f0000017.html#I9144

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Sir Philip le Despenser [k] b abt 1289, Stoke, Gloucestershire, England, d 24 Sep 1313; md Margaret Goushill abt 1311, daughter of Sir Ralph de Goushill and Hawise Fitz Warin.

Child of Philip le Despenser and Margaret de Goushill was:

Sir Philip le Depenser [l] b 6 Apr 1313, of Lincolnshire, England, d Aug 1349, Lincolnshire, England. He md Joan de Cobham 1339/40, daughter of Sir John de Cobham. She was b abt 1323, prob Cobham, Kent, England, d bef 15 May 1357.

Children of Philip le Despenser and Joan de Cobham were:

Sir Philip le Despenser b 18 Oct 1342, d 4 Aug 1401, Goxhill, Lincolnshire, England; md Elizabeth.

Hawise le Despenser b abt 1345, Lincolnshire, England, d 10 Apr 1414. She md Sir Andrew Luttrell, Lord Luttrell, Knight, 7 Sep 1363, son of Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord Luttrell, Knight, and Agnes Sutton.

http://www.geneajourney.com/dspensr.html#LINE B

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T HED ESPENSER LINE

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~agrandchildsheritage/despenser.html

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Magna Carta Ancestry (2005), page 612

(sub Nettlestead)

Gage's History & Antiquities of Suffolk: Thingoe Hundred (1838): 4-8, which cites a

Placita coram Rege, Term. S. Hill. 8 Edward II. [Year: 1315], Rot. 77,

which names Philip le Despenser as "filio ipsius Hugonis" (that is,

son of Hugh le Despenser).

Inasmuch as Sir Philip le Despenser's wife, Margaret de Goushill, was

born in 1294, and their son and heir, Philip, was born in 1313, it is

clear from the chronology that Sir Philip le Despenser (husband of

Margaret de Goushill) was a younger son of Hugh le Despenser, usually

styled "the elder," Earl of Winchester (died 1326) and his wife, Isabel

de Beauchamp. Hugh the elder and his wife Isabel were married sometime

after 7 July 1283.

Conversely, it is chronologically impossible for Sir Philip le

Despenser to have been the son of Hugh le Despenser the younger, who

married shortly after 14 June 1306 Eleanor de Clare.

Hugh le Despenser [f], Earl of Winchester, Lord le Despenser, b 1 Mar 1259/60, Winchester, Hampshire, England, d 27 Oct 1326, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England (hanged). He md Isabel de Beauchamp abt 1284, daughter of Sir William de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, and Maud Fitz John.

Children of Hugh le Despenser and Isabel de Beauchamp were:

Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester, b abt 1286. See LINE A

Philip le Despenser b abt 1289. See LINE B

LINE B

Sir Philip le Despenser [k] b abt 1289, Stoke, Gloucestershire, England, d 24 Sep 1313; md Margaret Goushill abt 1311, daughter of Sir Ralph de Goushill and Hawise Fitz Warin.

Child of Philip le Despenser and Margaret de Goushill was:

Sir Philip le Depenser [l] b 6 Apr 1313, of Lincolnshire, England, d Aug 1349, Lincolnshire, England. He md Joan de Cobham 1339/40, daughter of Sir John de Cobham. She was b abt 1323, prob Cobham, Kent, England, d bef 15 May 1357.

Children of Philip le Despenser and Joan de Cobham were:

Sir Philip le Despenser b 18 Oct 1342, d 4 Aug 1401, Goxhill, Lincolnshire, England; md Elizabeth.

Hawise le Despenser b abt 1345, Lincolnshire, England, d 10 Apr 1414. She md Sir Andrew Luttrell, Lord Luttrell, Knight, 7 Sep 1363, son of Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord Luttrell, Knight, and Agnes Sutton.

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Sir Philip le Despenser, of Parlington's Timeline

1289
1289
Stoke, Gloucestershire , England
1313
April 6, 1313
Age 24
Goxhill, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England
September 24, 1313
Age 24
Goxhill, Lincolnshire , England
1329
1329
Age 24
1912
June 25, 1912
Age 24
December 4, 1912
Age 24
1932
December 17, 1932
Age 24
1934
March 21, 1934
Age 24
1952
March 1, 1952
Age 24
March 1, 1952
Age 24