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Edward Berkeley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Beverstone Castle, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Maurice Berkeley, Sir Knight and Lora Berkeley
Husband of Alice de Berkeley and Christian Holt
Father of William Berkeley; Lora Berkeley, Countess of Ormonde; Sir Thomas Berkeley, Knight of Beverstone Castle; William de Berkeley, of Stoke Gifford and Maurice de Berkeley
Brother of Maurice Berkeley, Jr., Sheriff of Gloucester and Thomas Berkeley

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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
  • _____________
  • 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)
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
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Beverston, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom