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William de Berkeley

Varón 1426 - 1492  (66 años)


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  • Nombre William de Berkeley 
    Nacimiento 1426  Berkeley Castle, Berkeley,Inglaterra Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar. 
    Sexo Varón 
    Fallecimiento 14 Feb 1492 
    Notas 
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Berkeley,_1st_Marquess_of_Berkeley
      William de Berkeley, 1st Marquess of Berkeley (1426 – 14 February 1492) was an English peer, who also went by the nickname of William 'the Wass all'.[1] He was buried at "St. Augustine's Friars, London" according to one source,[2] but most
      likely in the Berkeley family foundation of St Augustine's Abbey, Bristol.
      Descent and Marriages
      William of Berkley was born to James Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley and Lady Isabel Mowbray[3] at Berkeley Castle[4] in Berkeley, England in 1426.[1] His first marriage was in 1466 to Elizabeth West,[5] daughter of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, but he obtained a divorce on 20 November 1467.[6] In November 1468, he married Joan Strangeways,[7] daughter of Sir Thomas Strangeways and Lady Katherine Neville. After the death of his second wife, he married Anne Fiennes,[8] sister of Thomas Fiennes, 8th Baron Dacre, in circa 1486.[2]
      Titles
      William was invested as a Knight circa 1438.[1] William assumed the title of Baron Berkeley by writ after the death of his father James Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley on 22 October 1463.[9]
      He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on 18 April 1475.[1] He was styled as Viscount of Catherlough (now known as County Carlow, Ireland) between 1481 and 10 February 1485.[10]
      Williams was created Viscount Berkeley on 21 April 1481, as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 5 March 1482/83, and as Earl of Nottingham on 28 June 1483.[1] He assumed the life office of Earl Marshal and Great Marshal of England on 19 February 1485/86. Finally, he was created Marquess of Berkeley on 28 January 1488/89.[1]
      Disinherits brother
      He had no surviving male issue, thus the Marquesate and his other non-inherited titles became extinct on his death, but had a younger brother, Maurice. The latter however he disinherited as having brought shame on the noble House of Berkeley by marrying beneath his status to Isabel Mead, da. of Philip Mead of Wraxall an Alderman and Mayor of Bristol in 1459, 1462 & 1469.[11] In order to achieve this, the castle, lands and lordships composing the Barony of Berkeley he settled
      on King Henry VII and his heirs male, failing which to descend to his own rightful heirs. Thus in 1553 on the death of King Edward VI, the unmarried grandson of Henry VII, the Berkeley inheritance returned to the family. Therefore on the death of the 1st Marquis, only the de jure barony title was passed on, to his younger brother Maurice Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley, that is to say he was Baron Berkeley by right if not actually in possession of the baronial property. The 4th, 5th & 6th Barons were also de jure only, with Henry(d.1613) becoming de facto 7th Baron in 1553.[12]
      Accomplishments
      On 20 March 1469/70 he was challenged by Thomas Talbot, 2nd Viscount Lisle to settle the claims to his great-uncle Thomas's estates, by combat. Thomas was killed in the combat.[1] The battle, known as the Battle of Nibley Green, is notable
      for being the last battle fought in England entirely between the private armies of feudal magnates.[13] William and Maurice were assisted at Nibley Green by a private army raised by Philip Mead, Maurice's father-in-law. It was surely a mark of ingratitude that William disinherited Mead's grandchildren.
    ID Persona I21230  geneaordonez
    Última Modificación 27 Feb 2017 

    Padre James de Berkley,   n. 1394, Raglan, Monmouthshire,Gales Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar.,   f. Nov 1463, Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, Inglaterra Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar.  (Edad 69 años) 
    Madre Isabel de Mowbray,   n. 09 Ago 1396, Bristol, Gloucestershire,Inglaterra Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar.,   f. 29 Sep 1452, Gloucester,Inglaterra Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar.  (Edad 56 años) 
    Casado 1423  Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire Buscar todos los individuos que registran eventos en este lugar. 
    ID Familia F6273  Hoja del Grupo  |  Family Chart

    Familia 1 Elizabeth West 
    Casado 1466 
    Divorcio 20 Nov 1467 
    Última Modificación 27 Feb 2017 
    ID Familia F12356  Hoja del Grupo  |  Family Chart

    Familia 2 Joan Strangeways 
    Casado Nov 1468 
    Última Modificación 27 Feb 2017 
    ID Familia F12357  Hoja del Grupo  |  Family Chart

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