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  1. Hugh le Despenser (c. 1308/9 – 8 February 1349), Baron le Despenser, who was summoned to Parliament in 1338. At his death without issue, his nephew Edward, son of his brother Edward, was created Baron le Despenser in 1357.

  2. Hugh Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser (1286 – November 24, 1326), sometimes referred to as "the younger Despenser," was keeper of a number of castles and towns in England and Wales, some of which he possessed legally, some he obtained illegally. From 1314, he adopted the title Lord of Glamorgan. In 1318, he became Chamberlain to Edward II of England.

  3. …the interests of his son, Hugh Le Despenser (Hugh the Younger; d. Nov. 24, 1326, Hereford, Herefordshire, Eng.), who had been in the king’s household when he was prince of Wales. The younger Hugh was appointed the king’s chamberlain in 1318, but both father and son were attacked in Parliament… Read More association with Edward II In Edward II

  4. May 4, 2017 · "Hugh Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser (c. 1286– 24 November 1326), also referred to as "the younger Despenser", was the son and heir of Hugh le Despenser, Earl of Winchester (the elder Despenser), and Isabella daughter of William, 9th Earl of Warwick. [3]

    • between 1286 and 1287
    • Barton, Gloucestershire, England
  5. Jan 25, 2022 · The problem with a study of Hugh Despenser’s execution is that although it appears in detail in several secondary sources, the authors often do not reference where they got the details from. Several chronicles mention the execution, including Knighton, Froissart, Jean le Bel, the Annales Paulini, the Brut and a Cambridge, Trinity College manuscript MS R.5.41, with varying amounts of detail ...

  6. When Sir Hugh the Younger le Despenser, III was born about 1280, in Barton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir Hugh le Despenser 1st Earl of Winchester, was 20 and his mother, Isabel de Beauchamp, was 33. He married Eleanor de Clare in 1306, in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom.

  7. May 2, 2019 · Recently defined as the ‘greatest villain’ of the fourteenth century Hugh Despenser the Younger was a pirate and extortionist, and made himself the richest and most powerful man in England between 1322 and 1326. He suffered the traitor’s death in Hereford on 24 November 1326 on the orders of the queen-consort of England, Isabella of France.

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