BIOGRAPHY OF WALTER DEVEREUX 1ST EARL ESSEX 1541-1576

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 6G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 15G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

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

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

Around 1561 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (19) and Lettice Knollys (17) were married

On Jan 1563 Penelope Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (21) and Lettice Knollys (19) at Chartley Castle

Around 1564 Dorothy Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (22) and Lettice Knollys (20)

On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (24) and Lettice Knollys (22)

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

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

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

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

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

Walter Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

Frances Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Devereux (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Walter Devereux

5G GrandMother: Agnes Crophull (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

3G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Helen Roche

GrandMother: Mary Grey (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Grey (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Astley

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

5G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

5G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baron Harington, 2nd Baron Bonville (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Bonville (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Grey (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

5G GrandFather: William Harrington 5th Baron Harington

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu her father 5th Earl Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

Mother: Dorothy Hastings (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings

4G GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

5G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

5G GrandMother: Maud Sutton

4G GrandMother: Alice Camoys

5G GrandFather: Richard Camoys

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu her father 5th Earl Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baron Hungerford (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford (7G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford (6G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford

5G GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns

3G GrandMother: Anne Percy (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Poynings (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandMother: Anne Stafford (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Stafford his grandfather 2nd Duke Buckingham (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford his brother 5th Earl Stafford (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

5G GrandFather: John Woodville

4G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

5G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

5G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

5G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)