Hugh le Despenser Profile

    • Hugh le Despenser
    • ID: I721
    Name Hugh le Despenser [S179]  
    Married Aliva Bassett (-)
    Child + Hugh le Despenser (1262-1326) 
    Birth [S187] 1223 
    DeathEvesham, Worcestershire, England [S179] [S187] Aug 4, 1265 
    Battle of Evesham
    He was killed fighting on de Montfort's side at the Battle of Evesham in August, 1265. He was slain by Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Wigmore; this caused a feud to begin between the Despencer and the Mortimer families.
  • Last Modified: May 11, 2013
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