Richard Longespee

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Richard Longespee

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Son of Sir William Longespée and Idoine, Countess of Salisbury
Husband of Alice le Rus, Heiress of Stinton & Ludborough
Brother of Ela de Longespée of Salisbury; William de Longespee, III and Edmund de Longespee
Half brother of Margaret de Longespee

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About Richard Longespee

Son of William de Longespee and Idoine de Camville

RICHARD Longespee (-before 27 Dec 1261). The Book of Lacock names “Guill Lungespee tertium, Ric´um, Elam et Edmundum” as the children of “Guill Lungespee secundus” & his wife[1524]. Canon of Sarum. A writ dated 27 Dec "46 Hen III", after the death of "Richard Lunespeye" records his inheritance of "Brumleghe manor [Surrey]…" from his wife[1525]. m as her first husband, ALICE le Rus, WILLIAM le Rus of Stinton, Norfolk & his wife Agatha de Clere of Bramley, Surrey (25 Dec 1245 or 1247-before 28 Jan 1301, bur Woodbridge Priory). A writ dated 27 Dec "46 Hen III", after the death of "Richard Lunespeye" records that "Brumleghe manor [Surrey] was held…by John de Fay…after whose death it was parted between his two sisters Maud and Philippa…from Maud issued a daughter Agatha and from her Alice who was the wife of the said Richard (and still survives)"[1526]. She married secondly Sir Richard de Briouse.

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