Sir George Forster of Aldermaston

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George Forster, KB

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Harpsden, Oxfordshire, England
Death: Died in Aldermaston, Berkshire, England
Place of Burial: Aldermaston, Berkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Humphrey Forster, of Harpsden and Alice Popham
Husband of Elizabeth de la Mare, Lady Forster
Father of Sir Humphrey Forster and Anthony Forster, MP

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About Sir George Forster of Aldermaston

Elizabeth de la Mare, whose male relatives predeceased her, inherited Aldermaston. Elizabeth's husband, George Forster, was the son of Sir Humphrey Forster I from Harpsden near Henley.[4] When Elizabeth and George married, George became the owner of Aldermaston Manor along with other manors previously owned by the De la Mare family.[4] He was knighted by Henry VII in 1501, becoming Sheriff of Berkshire and Oxford in 1517. He was made a Knight of the Bath in 1525. His assumed wealth meant that he was part of Henry VIII's entourage at the Field of the Cloth of Gold.[4] George was succeeded by his son, Humphrey II, in 1533.[4]


  1. Royal Berkshire History: Aldermaston - Monument to Sir George & Lady Forster "The monument is known to have been erected in the lifetime of Sir George, who died in 1533, and may justly claim to be one of the finest examples of monumental art to be found in any parish church in England."
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Sir George Forster of Aldermaston's Timeline

Harpsden, Oxfordshire, England
Age 7
Berkshire, England
Age 30
Age 64
Aldermaston, Berkshire, England
Age 64
Aldermaston, Berkshire, England