Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt.

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Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt., son of Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt., was killed at the Battle of Evesham, England, in August 1265.1

Hugh married Aline Basset, daughter of Sir Phillip Basset, Knt. and Heloise de Hastings, before 1260.1,2

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Aline Basset d. bef. 11 Apr 1281
This person was last edited on27 Aug 2021


  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 72-31, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S2054] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage: Or a History of the House of Lords and All Its Members From the Earliest Times: Revised and Much Enlarged (13 in 14 vols., London, England: The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1940), 4:261, further cited as CP.
  3. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:441 (Despenser 10), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:321 (Courtenay 5).
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 3:47 (Furnival 10).