BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN DEVEREUX 1ST BARON DEVEREUX 1337-1393

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: DEVEREUX

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

Around 1337 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux was born to John Devereux (35) and Margaret Barre

On 03 Apr 1367 the forces of Peter "Cruel" I King Castile (32) commanded by Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales (36) defeated the army of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile (33) at the Battle of Nájera at Nájera. The English forces included John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (27) , John Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Chartley (36) , William Scrope, Peter Courtenay (21) , John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (30) and Thomas Banastre (33) . The forces of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile (33) included Bertrand Geusclin (47) . The battle achieved little since Bertrand Geusclin (47) escaped.

On 21 Mar 1373 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (36) was captured at Chizé during the Battle of Chiset at Chizé at which the English were defeated by the French forces commanded by Bertrand Geusclin (53) . The battle brought an end to English control in Poitou.

In 1376 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (39) was appointed as Sheriff Herefordshire

In 1377 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (40) and Margaret Vere were married

Around 1378 John Devereux 2nd Baron Devereux was born to John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (41) and Margaret Vere

On 01 Mar 1378 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (41) was appointed as Constable Leeds Castle

Around 1379 Joan Devereux 3rd Baroness Devereux was born to John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (42) and Margaret Vere

On 28 Sep 1384 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (47) was created 1st Baron Devereux

On 12 Mar 1388 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (51) was appointed as Constable Dover Castle

In 1389 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (52) was appointed 78th Knight Garter: Richard II

On 22 Feb 1393 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux (56) died

After 22 Feb 1393 John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux was buried at Greyfriars Church

ANCESTRY

Father: John Devereux

GrandFather: Walter Devereux

1G GrandFather: William Devereux 1st Baron Devereux Lyonshall

2G GrandFather: William Devereux

3G GrandFather: Stephen Devereux

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux

4G GrandMother: Cecilia Longchamp

3G GrandMother: Isabel Cantilupe

4G GrandFather: William Cantilupe Baron

2G GrandMother: Margery Bigod

3G GrandFather: Roger Bigod 2nd Earl Norfolk

4G GrandFather: Hugh Bigod 1st Earl Norfolk

4G GrandMother: Juliana Vere

3G GrandMother: Ida Tosny

4G GrandFather: Ralph Tosny

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

1G GrandMother: Alice Grandison

2G GrandFather: Pierre Grandison

GrandMother: Margery Braose

Mother: Margaret Barre