Sir Richard Herbert, Knight of Coldbrook

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Sir Richard Herbert

Birthplace: Coldbrook, Monmouthshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Banbury, Northamptonshire, England
Cause of death: Battle of Edgecote Moor, War of the Roses
Place of Burial: Priory Church, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William ap Thomas, The Blue Knight of Gwent and Gwladus verch Dafydd Gam
Husband of Margaret verch Thomas
Father of William Herbert; Sir Richard Herbert; Thomas Herbert and John Herbert
Brother of Margaret Herbert; William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke; Elizabeth verch William and Elsbeth ferch William, (lst)
Half brother of Thomas Vaughan; Sir Roger "of Tretower" Vaughan, Sir Kt.; Elizabeth Jenkyn; Watkin Vaughan; Blanch Vaughan and 4 others

Occupation: His elder brother, William Herbert, succeeded their father as lord of Raglan Castle; but Richard continued to reside at the castle; defeated at the Battle of Edgecote & captured by Richard, Earl of Warwick, beheaded the next day in Northamptonshire
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About Sir Richard Herbert, Knight of Coldbrook

  • 'Sir Richard Herbert1
  • 'M, #216254, d. July 1469
  • Last Edited=3 Dec 2010
  • ' Sir Richard Herbert was the son of Sir William ap Thomas and Gladys Gam.1 He married Margaret ap Thomas, daughter of Thomas ap Gruffudd.1 He died in July 1469, beheaded.1
  • ' Sir Richard Herbert lived at Coldbrook, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.1 He fought in the Battle of Edgecot in 1469.1
  • 'Child of Sir Richard Herbert and Margaret ap Thomas
    • 1.Sir Richard Herbert+1 b. 1468
  • Citations
  • 1.[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 3, page 3208. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • ___________________
  • Ap THOMAS HERBERT (Sir Knight)
  • William Ap THOMAS HERBERT (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1398 / 1401, Raglan, Usk, Monmouthshire, England
  • Acceded: Raglan Castle
  • Died: 1446
  • Buried: Priory Church, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
  • Notes: knighted 1415 - built Raglan Castle, Gwent, SE Wales, 1430.
  • Father: Thomas Ap Guillem HERBERT
  • Mother: Maud MORLEY
  • Married 1: Margaret ABRAHALL
  • Children:
    • 1. Joan Verch WILLIAM AP THOMAS
  • Married 2: Gladys GAM (dau. of Sir David Gam Ap Llywelyn) (w.1 of Sir Roger Vaughan - w.2 of William Thomas) ABT 1421, Bredwardine, Herefordshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William HERBERT (1º E. Pembroke)
    • 2. Elizabeth HERBERT
    • '3. Richard HERBERT of Colebrooke
    • 4. Thomas HERBERT
    • 5. Elizabeth Verch WILLIAM Ap THOMAS
    • 6. Margaret Verch WILLIAM Ap THOMAS
    • 7. Maud Verch WILLIAM Ap THOMAS
    • 8. Olivia Verch WILLIAM Ap THOMAS
  • ____________________
  • 'Sir Richard Herbert
  • 'M, d. July 1469
  • Father Sir William ap Thomas b. c 1401, d. 1446
  • Mother Gwladys Gam1 b. c 1380, d. 1454
  • ' Sir Richard Herbert married Margaret ferch Thomas, daughter of Thomas ap Griffith. Sir Richard Herbert died in July 1469 at of Colebrook; Beheaded.1
  • 'Family Margaret ferch Thomas
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11583] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney, p., 422.
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Sir Richard Herbert, Knight of Coldbrook's Timeline

Coldbrook, Monmouthshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 15
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, UK
Age 20
July 26, 1469
Age 29
Banbury, Northamptonshire, England
July 26, 1469
Age 29
Priory Church, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
March 25, 1995
Age 29