Hugh le Despenser "the Younger", 3rd Lord le Despenser, b. ca. 1290, d. 29 November 1326 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England, cause of death was hanging, buried aft. 29 November 1326 in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England

Father: Hugh le Despenser "the Elder", 1st Lord Despenser, b. ca. 1237, d. 9 October 1326 in Bristol, England, cause of death was hanging,
Mother: Isabel de Beauchamp, b. ca. 1265, d. bef. 30 May 1306
Hugh was a favorite of King Edward II after the death of Piers Gaveston. He took much land in the Welsh marches, which led to an uprising that Hugh defeated in 1322. When Isabella and Mortimer returned to England and deposed Edward II, Hugh and his father were hanged. Alice Lacy, wife of Thomas of Lancaster, fled to the Earl of York, which began the hostilities between those two families known as the War of the Roses.

Spouse: Eleanor de Clare (2), b. October 1292

Father: Gilbert "the Red Earl" de Clare, b. 2 September 1243 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England, d. 7 December 1295 in Monmouth Castle, Monmouthshire, England
Mother: Joan (Johanna) Plantagenet, b. 1272 in Acre, Palestine, d. 23 April 1307 in Clare, Suffolk, England
Married 1306 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England.

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Hugh le Despenser "the Elder", 1st Lord Despenser, b. ca. 1237, d. 9 October 1326 in Bristol, England, cause of death was hanging,

Father: Hugh Le Despenser, 1st Lord le Despenser, b. bef. 1224 in Gloucestershire, England, d. 4 August 1265 in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, cause of death was in the Battle of Evesham with Simon de Montfort., buried aft. August 1265 in Evesham Abbey, Worcestershire, England
Mother: Aliva Bassett, b. bef. 1211 in Wooten Bassett, Wiltshire, England
Hugh was earl of Winchester.

Spouse: Isabella de Beauchamp, b. ca. 1265, m. Patrick de Chaworth, bef. 1281, d. bef. 30 May 1306

Father: William de Beauchamp, 9th Earl of Warwick, b. 1237 in Elmley, Worcestershire, England, d. 9 June 1298 in Elmley, Worcestershire, England, He was buried, 22 June 1298 in Abbey of the Grey Friar, Welford, Berkshire, England
Mother: Maud Fitzjohn, b. 1237/45 in Shere, Farnbridge, Surrey, England, d. 16 April 1301 in Abbey of the Grey Friar, Welford, Berkshire, England, buried 7 May 1301 in Abbey of the Grey Friars, Worcestershire, England
Married bef. 1287.

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Hugh Le Despenser, 1st Lord le Despenser, b. bef. 1224 in Gloucestershire, England, d. 4 August 1265 in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, cause of death was in the Battle of Evesham with Simon de Montfort., buried aft. August 1265 in Evesham Abbey, Worcestershire, England

Father: Hugh Le Despenser (1), d. 1238

Spouse: Aliva Bassett, b. bef. 1211 in Wooten Bassett, Wiltshire, England

Father: Phillip "the Justicar" Bassett, b. 1195 in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, d. 29 October 1271 in Stanley, Wiltshire, England
Mother: Hawise de Louvaine, b. ca. 1206 in Lancaster, England
Married ca. 1226.

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Hugh Le Despenser (1), d. 1238

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