Sir Philip le Despenser, Baron le Despenser

Male 1342 - 1402  (59 years)

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  • Name Philip le Despenser 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Baron le Despenser 
    Born 18 Oct 1342  Gedney, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Aug 1402  [1, 2
    Person ID I50514  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 

    Father Philip le Despenser, of Goxhill,   b. (Gloucestershire) England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Joan Cobham,   b. 1316,   d. >15 May 137 
    Married Y  [1, 2
    Family ID F18741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth LNU,   b. ~1340,   d. >4 Aug 1401  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married >1362  [1, 2
     1. Philip le Despenser, Knight,   b. ~1365,   d. 20 Jun 1424  (Age ~ 58 years)
    Last Modified 22 May 2019 
    Family ID F18742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Philip le Despenser, 1st Baron le Despenser (18 October 1342 in Gedney, Lincolnshire, England 4 August 1402) was the son and heir of Sir Philip le Despenser of Goxhill, grandson of Philip Despenser, the elder, and great-grandson of Hugh le Despenser, 1st Earl of Winchester.[1] His mother was Joan Cobham, daughter of John Cobham, 2nd Baron Cobham of Kent. He was created Baron le Despenser by writ of summons on 17 December 1387.[1]

      He married a woman named Elizabeth.[1] He was summoned to Parliament in 1400, and died on 4 August 1401.[1] Any hereditary title later held to have been created by summons to Parliament would have passed to his son, Philip le Despenser, though none of his descendants were summoned as Barons le Despencer.[1]


      ^ Jump up to: a b c d e George Edward Cokayne (1916), New Complete Peerage, 4, London: The St Catherine Press, pp. 28890 [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12063] "Philip le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer", Biography,,_1st_Baron_l.

    2. [S12064] "Joan (Beauchamp) de Cobham (1304 - aft. 1343)", Profile, Ancestors, Descendants,