BIOGRAPHY OF WALTER DEVEREUX 1ST EARL ESSEX 1541-1576

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On 16 Sep 1541 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 was born to Richard Devereux 1513-1547 (28) and Dorothy Hastings

On 17 Sep 1558 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (17) succeeded 2nd Viscount Hereford, 10th Baron Ferrers Chartley

Around 1561 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (19) and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (17) were married

On Jan 1563 Penelope Devereux 1563-1607 was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (21) and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (19) at Chartley Castle

Around 1564 Dorothy Devereux 1564-1619 was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (22) and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (20)

On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (24) and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634 (22)

On 28 Jan 1571 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (29) succeeded 8th Baron Bourchier

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (30) was appointed 355th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (30) was created 1st Earl Essex (8C 1572)

On 26 Jul 1575 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (33) ordered the Rathlin Island Massacre at Rathlin

On 22 Sep 1576 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 (35) died

Walter Devereux -1418 was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634

Frances Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576 and Lettice Knollys 1543-1634

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Devereux 1513-1547

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford 1488-1558

1G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1464-1501

2G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485

3G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1387-1459

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1361-1402

4G GrandMother: Agnes Crophull

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

2G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1469

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1412-1450

4G GrandFather: Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435

4G GrandMother: Helen Roche

GrandMother: Mary Grey 1491-1538

1G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

2G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

3G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457

4G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn 1362-1440

4G GrandMother: Joan Astley 1366-1448

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483

4G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 1394-1425

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke 1385-1441

4G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

3G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

1G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529

2G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461

4G GrandMother: Margaret Grey

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1423-1458

4G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington 1390-1457

2G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

3G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440

3G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

4G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413

Mother: Dorothy Hastings

GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544

1G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506

2G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483

3G GrandFather: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455

4G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings 1340-1398

4G GrandMother: Maud Sutton 1368-1400

3G GrandMother: Alice Camoys

4G GrandFather: Richard Camoys

2G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

3G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440

3G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

4G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413

1G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553

2G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1469

3G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464

4G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459

4G GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns

2G GrandMother: Anne Percy 1444-1522

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland 1393-1455

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Neville 1397-1472

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings 1422-1480

4G GrandFather: Richard Poynings 1400-1429

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley 1382-1455

GrandMother: Anne Stafford 1483-1544

1G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483

2G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403

4G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet 1383-1438

3G GrandMother: Anne Neville

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 1379-1440

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474

3G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455

4G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410

4G GrandMother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp 1408-1468

4G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle 1386-1422

1G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke 1385-1441

4G GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

3G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433

4G GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

3G GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469

4G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

4G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430