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George De La Warr West, Knight

Birthplace: Offington, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Warbelton, Sussex, England
Place of Burial: Warbleton, East Sussex, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Richard West, 5th Baron of West of Oakhanger / 8th Baron of De La Warr and Eleanor Copley, Baroness De La Warr
Husband of Elizabeth Rosier, Lady
Father of William West, 1st Baron De La Warr; Thomas West and Margaret Arundel
Brother of Sir Owen West; Barbara Guildford; Leonard West; Mary West; Catherine West and 1 other
Half brother of Sir Thomas West 9th Lord de la Warr; Eleanor Guildford (West); Dorothy Owen; Elizabeth West, Countess of Worcester; Anne Fiennes-Clinton and 1 other

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir George West

George West

  • Birth: 1510 - Offington, Sussex, England
  • Parents: Thomas West Lord de la Warr; KG (abt 1457 -- 11 Oct 1525), Eleanor Copley
  • Married: Elizabeth Morton
  • Death: Sep 1538 - Warbleton, Sussex, England

Children include:

  1. William (abt 1533-30 Dec 1595) Married Elizabeth Strange, Anne Swift
  2. Thomas b abt 1535 Married Margaret
  3. Margaret b abt 1537


Sir Thomas West, 8th Baron De La Warr and 5th Baron West KB KG succeeded to his titles at the age of 19. He had an active military career under both Henry VII and Henry VIII, and was multiply honored as a result. He married three times and fathered ten children, including his heir, Thomas, and Sir Owen West, among whose heirs the Barony of West remains abeyant to this day. He is buried in Broadwater Church in Broadwater Sussex England.


  1. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage. The Complete Peerage by Vicary Gibbs, Vol. 4. Of Sceptered Race by Annah Robinson Watson, pp. 191, 219.

Knight of Warbleton, Sussex, younger son by his father's 2nd marriage.

Son of Sir Thomas West, Lord la Warre, and Elizabeth Mortimer. Grandson of Sir Richard West and Katherine Hungerford, descendant of King Henry III. Grandson of Hugh Mortimer and Eleanor of Cornwall, daughter of John Cornwall.

Husband of Elizabeth Morton, eldest daughter of Sir Robert Morton of Whitehouse, Esquire to King Henry VIII by Jane Warham, daughter of Sir Nicholas.

They produced two sons and one daughter; Sir William, Sir Thomas and Margaret, wife of Thomas Arundel.

His widow married Ralph Rosier, both were alive in 1568.

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Sir George West's Timeline

Offington, Sussex, England
Age 10
Warbleton, East Sussex, England
Age 25
Warbleton, East Sussex, England
Age 27
Saltwood, Kent, England
December 30, 1538
Age 29
Warbelton, Sussex, England
December 30, 1538
Age 29
Warbleton, East Sussex, UK
July 22, 1930
Age 28
June 21, 1932
Age 28
April 28, 1952
Age 28