Person:Hugh le Despencer, 2nd Baron le Despencer (1)

Hugh le Despencer, 2nd Baron le Despencer
d.16 Feb 1349
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Name Hugh le Despencer, 2nd Baron le Despencer
Alt Name[5] Sir Hugh le Despencer
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1308 Harry Stoke, Gloucestershire, England
Marriage bef 27 Apr 1341 Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire, EnglandStatus: 2nd Husband
to Elizabeth Montagu
Death[3] 16 Feb 1349
Burial[3][4] Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England

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Hugh le Despencer (1308–1349) was the eldest son and heir of Hugh the younger Despenser, son of Hugh the elder Despenser. His father and grandfather were both executed in 1326. His mother was Eleanor de Clare, daughter of Gilbert de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford and Joan of Acre. Through his mother, Hugh was a great grandson of Edward I of England. He was married to Elizabeth Montague (d.1359), and both are buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire.

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  4. Hugh le Despencer, in Find A Grave.
  5. Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 4 pages 271 to 274.