Sir Edward le Despenser, K.G., 4th Lord le Despenser

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Sir Edward le Despenser, K.G., 4th Lord le Despenser, son of Sir Edward le Despenser, Knt. and Anne de Ferrers, was born at Essendine, Rutland, England, 24 March 1335/36.1 He died 11 November 1375 at Llanblethian, Glamorgan, Wales.2 Both he and his wife were buried at Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire, England.2

Edward married Elizabeth de Burghersh, daughter of Sir Bartholomew de Burghersh, K.G., 4th Lord Burghersh and Cicely de Weyland, before December 1354.1


Elizabeth de Burghersh b. 1342, d. abt. 26 Jul 1409
  • Anne le Despenser+2 d. 31 Oct 1426
  • Edward le Despenser1
  • Hugh le Despenser1
  • Cecily le Despenser2
  • Elizabeth le Despenser2
  • Margaret le Despenser2
  • Sir Thomas le Despenser, K.G., 5th Lord Despenser1 b. 22 Sep 1373, d. 16 Jan 1399/0
This person was last edited on29 May 2019


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:451 (Despenser 13), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:452 (Despenser 13).