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  • ID: I29217
  • Name: James 1St Baron De BERKELEY Sir Knight
  • Surname: Berkeley
  • Given Name: James 1St Baron De
  • Suffix: Sir Knight
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1394 in Raglan, Monmouthshire, Wales 1 2
  • Death: Nov 1463 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England 1 2
  • Reference Number: ems-jw
  • _UID: 9C03EADCE565D611A0EBC0395DC1000038AE
  • Note:
    James de Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of the 1421 creation; inherited the Castle of Berkele y and other estates under the entail executed by his great grandfather but was hindered in ob taining posession by his cousin the Countess of Warwick who was heir general of the 5th Lor d (Baron) Berkeley; nevertheless called by writ to Parliament 20 Oct 1421 thus being create d Lord Berkeley (this Barony, being writ, is by later doctrine held to be heritable by heir s general, which can include females, so that the + against each living female and her issu e indicates that she is/they are in remainder to this peerage), knighted 1426; contracted t o marry (and perhaps actually did so) 19 April 1410, daughter of Sir John St John; married 2n d? 1415 (dsp) daughter of Sir Humphrey Stafford, of Hooke, Dorset; married 3rd? 1423/4 Isabe l Mowbray (died 27 Sep 1452), eldest daughter of 1st Duke of Norfolk of the 1396 creation an d widow of Henry Ferrers (dvp 1394), son and heir of 5th Lord (Baron) Ferrers (of Groby); mar ried 4th? c25 July 1457 Joan Talbot (married 2nd 1487 Edmund Hungerford), daughter of 1st Ear l of Shrewsbury and Waterford, and died Nov 1463, having had [William 2nd Lord (dsps 14 Feb 1 491/2), Maurice de jure 3rd Lord, James killed in France, Thomas of Dursley, Glos, died 1484 ] by his 3rd wife, with three daughters. [Burke's Peerage]

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    James Berkeley, Lord Berkeley, born c1394 at Raglan, co Monmouth, Knight 19 May 1426, died Be rkeley Castle Nov 1463; at age 16 married (1) or contract to marry N. daughter of John St Joh n, who died very young, s.p.; married (2) N. daughter of Sir Humphrey Stafford of Hook; die d very young, s.p.; married (3) 1423/4 Isabel, widow of Henry Ferrers, son and heir of Willia m, Lord Ferrers of Groby, and 1st daughter and in issue coheir of Thomas de Mowbray, Duke o f Norfolk. She died a prisoner of Margaret, Countess of Shrewsbury, 2nd wife of John Talbot , Earl of Shrewsbury, and step-mother of James Berkeley's 4th wife. She was granddaughter an d coheir of Thomas Berkeley, Lord Berkeley, uncle of James, from whom the title had passed t o James. James married (4) Joan, daughter of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, by Maud, d aughter of Thomas Nevill, Lord Furnivale. Joan married (2) 26 May 1474 Edmund Hungerford. [ Magna Charta Sureties]
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  • Change Date: 22 Feb 2009 at 14:16:15



    Father: James de , Sir BERKELEY b: ABT 1354 in Berkley Castle, Berkley, Gloucester, England
    Mother: Elizabeth BLUET b: 1358 in Raglan, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Marriage 1 N. daughter of Sir Humphrey STAFFORD b: Est. 1399 in Hook
    • Married: AFT 1410
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth De BERKELEY b: ABT 1406 in Gloucestershire, England

    Marriage 2 Isabel de MOWBRAY b: ABT 1396 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
    • Married: BET. 1423 - 1424 in 3rd Wife 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Maurice VII 3Rd Baron De BERKELEY Sir b: ABT 1435 in Berkeley Castle, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
    2. Has No Children Isabel De BERKELEY b: ABT 1422 in Gloucestershire, England
    3. Has No Children Alice De BERKELEY b: ABT 1424 in Gloucestershire, England
    4. Has No Children William De BERKELEY b: ABT 1426 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
    5. Has No Children James De BERKELEY b: ABT 1428 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
    6. Has No Children Thomas De BERKELEY b: ABT 1437 in Berkley Castle, Berkley, Gloucester, England

    Marriage 3 Joan TALBOT b: Est. 1400 in Waterford, Ireland
    • Married: AFT 1425

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5t h Edition, 1999
      Page: line 28B, 66
    2. Title: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5t h Edition, 1999
      Page: 28B-10, 66-8
    3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 255
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