Biography of Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex

Timeline

On 01 Jul 1536 Richard Devereux and Dorothy Hastings were married.

In 1538 Dorothy Hastings died.

On 16 Sep 1541 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex was born to Richard Devereux and Dorothy Hastings.

In 1547 Richard Devereux died.

On 17 Sep 1558 Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford died. His grandson Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (17) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Hereford, 10th Baron Ferrers Chartley.

Around 1561 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (20) and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (17) were married. Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (17) by marriage Viscountess Hereford.

On Jan 1563 Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (21) and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (19) at Chartley Castle.

Around 1564 Dorothy Devereux Countess Northumberland was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (22) and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (20).

On 10 Nov 1565 Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (24) and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (22).

On 28 Jan 1571 Anne Bourchier 7th Baroness Bourchier died at Benington. Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (29) succeeded 8th Baron Bourchier. Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (27) by marriage Baroness Bourchier.

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (30) was appointed 355th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

On 17 Jun 1572 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (30) was created 1st Earl Essex (8C 1572). Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (28) by marriage Countess Essex (8C 1572).

Before 25 Jul 1575 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (33) ordered Francis Drake (35) and John Norreys to confront Scottish refugees on Rathlin Island, County Antrim. .

After 26 Jul 1575 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (33) wrote to Francis Walsingham that Sorley Boy MacDonnell watched the massacre from the mainland helplessly and was "like to run mad from sorrow".

Around 1575 based on a work of 1572. Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (33).

Around 1575 based on a work of 1572.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576.

On 22 Sep 1576 Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex (35) died. His son Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (10) succeeded as 2nd Earl Essex (8C 1572), 3rd Viscount Hereford, 11th Baron Ferrers Chartley, 9th Baron Bourchier.

On 25 Dec 1634 Lettice Knollys Countess Essex (91) died.

Walter Devereux was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Frances Devereux Duchess Somerset was born to Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex and Lettice Knollys Countess Essex.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Devereux

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Richard Devereux Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford Great x 8 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Devereux Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baroness Ferrers Chartley Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Mary Grey Baroness Ferrers Chartley Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Grey Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset 1460-1529 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460 Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Mother: Dorothy Hastings Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford Great x 7 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns 1st Baroness Hungerford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Percy Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England