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William Devereux, d. 1265 at Evesham as the son of a daughter of Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, and Maud Marshal.
1. William Devereux (c. 1244–1314) of Lyonshall = Alice Grandison.
2. Walter Devereux (c 1266 - 1305) = Margery de Braose.
3A John Devereux of Manne (1302- )
4. Sir John Devereux K.G. (- 1393) of Whitchurch Maund.
3B. Stephen Devereux (c 1290 - 1350 ) of Bodenham and Burghope = Cicely.
4. William Devereux (c. 1315 -1377) of Bodenham = Anne, daughter of Sir John Barre.
5. Sir Walter Devereux of Bodenham (c 1339 -1383) married Maud. Member of Parliament, sheriff, and Justice of the Peace for Hereford.
6A Ann Devereux = Roger Vaughan the elder
7. Sir Roger Vaughan (1377-1415) died Agincourt with his father -in-law. Married Gwladus Verch Dafyd Gam
6B Sir Walter Devereux of Bodenham ( - 25 July 1402) m. Agnes Crophull. Member of Parliament, sheriff, and Justice of the Peace for Hereford.
7. Sir Walter Devereux (1387–1419) married about 1409 to Elizabeth Maud Bromwich, daughter of Sir Thomas Bromwich. Fought at Agincourt along with his cousin Sir Roger Vaughan.
8. Sir Walter Devereux (1411 – 22 April 1459), Lord Chancellor of Ireland, married Elizabeth Merbury.
9A. Anne (c. 1430 – after 25 June 1486) married William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke stepson of Sir Roger Vaughan and half-brother of Thomas, Walkin/Walter and Elizabeth Vaughan.
9B Walter Devereaux Lord Ferrers of Chartley in right of his wife (c.1432 – 22 August 1485). Killed fighting for Richard III at Bosworth Field.
I think 7-9B are supportable, at least Richardson agrees. 6A back is not all that clear.
What Wikipedia entry?
William slain at Evesham, was the son of Stephen by Isabel Cantilupe
"William Devereux was born about 1244, the son of the powerful marcher lord, William Devereux the Elder, and a daughter of Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, and Maud Marshal.
His mother died while he was still a young child, and his father married a second time to Maud de Giffard about 1258.[b] Her brothers, Walter de Giffard and Godfrey de Giffard, both became Lord Chancellors of England, and the Giffard family would play a major role in the events of his life. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Devereux,_Baron_Devereux_of_Lyonshall
This William Devereux born ca 1244 died in 1314 according to the page
linked above, not at Evesham in 1265.
I read that to say his father William (1219–1265) died at Evesham and lost the patrimony. The loss of patrimony and the effort to recover it is played out in the law suits of the subsequent generations. Ultimately Sir John Devereux K.G. (- 1393) of Whitchurch Maund recovered Lyonshall. Details and spouses aside, I think the line from 3B. Stephen Devereux (c 1290 - 1350) back to William (1219–1265) is likely correct. The line from 9B Walter Devereaux Lord Ferrers of Chartley to 6B Sir Walter Devereux of Bodenham seems well founded. Where I am stuck is establishing 6A Ann Devereux as the sister of 6B Sir Walter Devereux and from them to 3B. Stephen Devereux (c 1290 - 1350 ). Best I can see is to prove the descent of Bodenham and call it a day.
In your original post (copied above) you wrote: "recently I noticed
Wikipedia had: William Devereux, d. 1265 at Evesham as the son of a
daughter of Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, and Maud Marshal."
You have since linked a Wikipedia page that says "William Devereux was
born about 1244, the son of the powerful marcher lord, William Devereux
the Elder, and a daughter of Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, and Maud
Marshal". This man reportedly died in 1314.
So either there is another Wikipedia page saying what you originally
wrote or else this was accidentally misleading and you meant "William
Devereux, d. 1265 at Evesham as the husband [not son] of a daughter of
This William Devereux, who died at Evesham after a series of lawsuits
over his middling Marcher inheritance, son of a knight in the retinue of
William Marshal, was hardly in the socio-economic league of potential
husbands for daughters of earls. According to Brock Holden: "In 1238 he
brought an assize of mort d'ancestor against Walter de la Hide for 20s.
rent in Hide, while in 1241 he used the same action, this time against
the prior of Wormsley for 10 marks' rent in Holme Lacy. In the 1240s
William was apparently denying the canons of Wormsley rights of estover
in his woods at Lyonshall, the family seat. [para] In 1242 William was
embroiled in a dispute with Thomas de Fauconburg, canon of Hereford,
because Thomas claimed William was not upholding the agreement made
between William's father, Stephen, and Thomas's predecessor over a pond
and alder grove in Hereford. The following year he was a party in two
suits, one concerning land and another a mill. In 1244 William had to
secure a writ /non obstante/ from the king for the restoration of his
Norfolk manor of Wilby, which had been seized as /terra Normannorum/.
That same year the prior of the Hospitallers in England brought suit
against William concerning the unjust detaining of a charter (/de quadam
carta injuste detenta/), and one wonders if this charter concerned debts."
Your reading of "his uncle" as referring to the 4th earl of Norfolk as
uncle of the 5th earl rather than of William Devereux makes sense and
adequately answers the question you raised in the first place about the
tendentious Wikipedia assertion. There is little reason to hope that
this could be clarified in the original document, as pronouns are no
more specific in Latin than in English.