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Walter Devereux

Also Known As: "Walter Devereux", "Walter d'Evereux", "Sherriff of Hertfordshire and Gloucestershire", "Constable of Wigmore", "Keeper of Leominster"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bodenham, Herefordshire, England
Death: April 20, 1459 (47-48)
Webbley, Herefordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Walter Devereux, Jr. and Elizabeth Deveruex
Husband of Elizabeth Devereux
Father of Sir Thomas Devereux; Cecilia Baskerville; Lady Anne Herbert, Countess of Pembroke; Walter Devereux, IV, 7th Baron Ferrers; Richard Devereux and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Devereux

Occupation: heriff of Herefordshire & Gloucestershire, Constable of Wigmore, Keeper of Leominster, chancellor of ireland in 1449
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About Sir Walter Devereux

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Devereux_(1411%E2%80%931459)

  • 'Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire & Gloucestershire, Constable of Wigmore, Keeper of Leominster1,2,3,4,5,6
  • 'M, b. circa 1412, d. 22 April 1459
  • Father Walter Devereux, Esq.7,3 b. c 1387, d. 1420
  • Mother Maud Bromwich7,3 b. c 1391
  • ' Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire & Gloucestershire, Constable of Wigmore, Keeper of Leominster was born circa 1412 at of Woebley & Bodenham, Herefordshire, England; Age 24 in 1436; age 26 in 1438.2,3 He married Elizabeth Merbury, daughter of John Merbury, Esq., Justice of South Wales, Sheriff & Escheater of Herefordshire, Steward of Brecon and Alice Pembrugge, circa 1432; They had 2 sons (Sir Walter, Lord Ferrers of Chartley; & Sir John) and at least 1 daughter (Anne, wife of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke, 1st Lord Herbert).2,3,4 Sir Walter Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire & Gloucestershire, Constable of Wigmore, Keeper of Leominster died on 22 April 1459.2,3
  • 'Family Elizabeth Merbury b. c 1412, d. b 1459
  • Children
    • ◦Sir John Devereux, Sheriff of Herefordshire d. a 1489
    • ◦Sir Walter Devereux, Lord Ferrers+8,3,4 b. c 1432, d. 22 Aug 1485
    • ◦Anne Devereux+9,3,5,10,6 b. c 1433, d. a 25 Jun 1486
    • ◦Isabel Devereux b. c 1437
    • ◦Sybil Devereux+ b. c 1440, d. b 1499
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5978] Unknown author, Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Paget, Vol. II, p. 440; Plantagenet Anestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 103; Wallop Family, p. 57.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 250.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 3.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 163-164.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 280-281.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 346-347.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 249-250.
  • 8.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 310.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 395.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 388.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p644.htm#i19348
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  • 'Sir Walter Devereux1
  • 'M, #437999, b. 1411, d. from 22 April 1459 to 23 April 1459
  • Last Edited=17 Jul 2010
  • ' Sir Walter Devereux was born in 1411.1 He was the son of Sir Walter Devereux and Maud Bromwich.2 He married Elizabeth Merbury, daughter of Sir John Merbury.1 He died from 22 April 1459 to 23 April 1459.1
  • ' He held the office of Chancellor of Ireland in 1449.1 He fought in the Wars of the Roses, as a Yorkist.1 He lived at Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire, England.1 He lived at Bodenham, Herefordshire, England.1 He lived at Weobley, Herefordshire, England.1 In 1459 he was granted land in Drogheda.1
  • 'Child of Sir Walter Devereux and Elizabeth Merbury
    • 1.Sir Walter Devereux, 1st Lord Ferrers (of Chartley)+2 b. c 1432, d. 22 Aug 1485
  • 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 2, page 1875. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p43800.htm#i437999
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  • 'Walter DEVEREUX (Sir)
  • 'Born: 1411, Bodenham, Herefordshire, England
  • 'Died: 22 Apr 1459
  • Father: Walter DEVEREUX
  • Mother: Elizabeth BROMWICH
  • 'Married: Elizabeth MERBURY ABT 1425/1432, Herefordshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Richard DEVEREUX
    • 2. Catherine DEVEREUX
    • 3. Isabel DEVEREUX (b. 1440)
    • 4. Anne DEVEREUX (C. Pembroke)
    • 5. Thomas DEVEREUX (b. 1442)
    • 6. Walter DEVEREUX (1º B. Ferrers of Chartley)
    • 7. John DEVEREUX
    • 8. Sibil DEVEREAUX
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/DEVEREUX.htm#Walter DEVEREUX (Sir)1
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Walter DEVEREUX (Sir)

Born: 1411, Bodenham, Herefordshire, England

Died: 22 Apr 1459

Father: Walter DEVEREUX

Mother: Elizabeth BROMWICH

Married: Elizabeth MERBURY ABT 1425/1432, Herefordshire, England

Children:

1. Richard DEVEREUX

2. Catherine DEVEREUX

3. Isabel DEVEREUX (b. 1440)

4. Anne DEVEREUX (C. Pembroke)

5. Thomas DEVEREUX (b. 1442)

6. Walter DEVEREUX (1º B. Ferrers of Chartley)

7. John DEVEREUX

8. Sibil DEVEREAUX

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This Norman surname of DEVEREAUX originally d'Evreux (which pinpoints its ultimate homeland in Normandy) was brought to Ireland following the Anglo-Norman conquest, by settlers, who established themselves in County Wexford. Despite the establishment of many of the name in the capital, County Wexford can still count the largest percentage of Devereux families in the county. When the sparse Irish population began to increase it became necessary to broaden the base of personal identification by moving from single names to a more definite nomenclature. The prefix MAC was given to the father's christian name, or O to that of a grandfather or even earlier ancestor. At first the coat of arms was a practical matter which served a function on the battlefield and in tournaments. With his helmet covering his face and armour encasing the knight from head to foot, the only means of identification for his followers, was the insignia painted on his shield and embroidered on his surcoat, the draped and flowing garment worn over the armour. One branch of this family became the most powerful Norman settlers in Wexford. It was also the family name of the Earls of Essex, who at the time of Elizabeth 1 had much to do with Ireland. Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex (1541-76) attempted to colonize part of Ulster; his son Robert, the flamboyant 2nd Earl (1567-1601) was briefly lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1599, and encouraged English colonization. Most of the European surnames in countries such as England, Scotland and France were formed in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The process had started somewhat earlier and had continued in some places into the 19th century, but the norm is that in the tenth and eleventh centuries people did not have surnames, whereas by the fifteenth century most of the population had acquired a second name. The associated arms are recorded in Sir Bernard Burkes General Armory. Ulster King of Arms in 1884.

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Walter III Devereux Knight 684 SmartMatches

Birth: 1421 in <, Bodenham, Hereford, England> 1 2

Death: 22 Apr 1459 1 2

Sex: M

Father: Walter Devereux Jr. b. About 1370 in (, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)

Mother: Maude Bromwich b. About 1391 in (, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England)

Unknown: 2

Changed: 20 Mar 2001 00:00

  Spouses & Children    
Elizabeth Merbury (Wife) b. About 1418 in (, Lyonshall, Hereford, England)  

1 2

Marriage: Abt 1425 in (, , Herefordshire, England) 6 Nov 2004 14:29

Children:

Walter IV Devereux Baron b. 1432 in (, Weobley, Hereford, England)

John Devereux b. About 1434 in (, Weobley, Hereford, England)

Thomas Devereux b. About 1435 in (, Chartley, Stafford, England)

Richard Devereux b. About 1437 in (, Chartley, Stafford, England)

Katherine Devereux b. About 1438 in (, Weobley, Hereford, England)

Isabel Devereux b. About 1440 in (, Weobley, Hereford, England)

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Sir Walter Devereux's Timeline

1408
1408
Age 3
Hereford, Herefordshire, England
1411
1411
Bodenham, Herefordshire, England
1428
1428
Age 17
Chartley Castle, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
1430
1430
Age 19
Bodenham, Herefordshire, England
1432
August 23, 1432
Age 21
Weobley, Herefordshire, England
1436
1436
Age 25
Chartley Castle, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
1438
1438
Age 27
Webley, Herefordshire, England
1440
1440
Age 29
Weobley, Herefordshire, England
1459
April 20, 1459
Age 48
Webbley, Herefordshire, England
April 20, 1459
Age 48