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Walter de Cornwall

Also Known As: "Walter Cornwall"
Birthplace: Branell, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall and Unknown Mistress(es) of Richard Plantagenet 1st Earl of Cornwall
Husband of Margery FitzAlan (FitzAllen) and Mrs. Walter Cornwall
Father of Margaret Peverell; William de Cornwall and Lamellen Cornwall
Brother of Lawrence de Cornwall
Half brother of Richard de Cornwall, of Thunnock; John (Plantagenet) of Cornwall; Henry of Almaine; Nicholas of Cornwall; Isabella (Plantagenet) of Cornwall and 3 others

Occupation: ?rector of North Luffenham
Managed by: Private User
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About Walter de Cornwall

Walter de Cornwall (-1313). Earl Richard had one illegitimate son by Mistress (2). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. See Earls of Cornwall 1227-1300 at MedLands.


From The Cornwall Family Possible Relatives of the Early Howards

3. Sir Walter de Cornwall (Earl Richard): of Branel, Cornwall [CIPM 3:483]; called brother of Edmund, earl of Cornwall [CPR 1292:499]; witnessed charter of Edmund, Earl of Cornwall [CChR 3:490]; coroner for Cornwall until death [CCR 1313:3]; d. bef. 20 Feb 1313 [CFR 2:163; CIPM 5:208]  {perhaps the Walter of Cornwall who was rector of North Luffenham in Rutland 1283-1285, patron Edmund, Earl of Cornwall [LRS 43:27,43-44]}            

known child:

  • 6.    i.          William

From Janet Ariciu family Bush

Douglas Richardson states "Walter de Cornwall, the illegitimate son of Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall."

My research that Walter received land in Brannel, Cornwall in 1300 by gift of his half brother, Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, and that Walter died in 1313, leaving as his heir, a son William, aged 26.

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Walter de Cornwall's Timeline

Branell, Hertfordshire, England
Age 35
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Age 42
Cornwall, UK
Age 48
Devon, , England
February 20, 1313
Age 68
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
January 27, 1993
Age 68
August 12, 1993
Age 68
September 10, 1993
Age 68