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Sir John Devereux
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Birth: 1350
Hertfordshire, England
Death: Feb. 22, 1393
Greater London, England

Knight of the Garter, Knight of Lyonshall, Dorstone and Whitechurch Maund in Bodenham, Herefordshire, of Dinton, Buckinghamshire. Seneschal of Rochelle, Constable of Leeds Castle, Captain of Calais, Steward of the King's Household, Constable of Dover Castle, Warden of the Cinque Ports.

Younger son of Sir William Devereux of Bodenham, and Anne Barre, daughter of Sir John. Third husband of Margaret de Vere, the daughter of Sir John de Vere, Earl of Oxford and Maud de Badlesmere. They were married before 08 Nov 1382, and had one son and one daughter; Sir John and Joan, who married Sir Walter FitzWalter.

Sir John was present with Prince Edward at the capture of Limoges in 1370, taken prisoner at the Battle of Chize in Poitou in 1373, assisted John, the Duke of Brittany in his Brittany campaign in 1375. The Prince of Wales awarded John with 200 marks for life. John was summoned to Parliament 1384 to 1392 and titled Lord Devereux. In 1385 he bought the castle of Kilpeck, Herefordshire for 1000 from Sir Robert Hereford and his wife, Elizabeth, the late wife of James, Earl of Ormond. In 1390, King Richard II granted him the castle and manor of Lyonshall, recently forfeited by Simon de Burley.

Sir John died 22 Feb 1393, leaving a will dated June 1385, proved 23 Feb 1393. Margaret died 15 June 1398, buried with her first husband, Henry de Beaumont, also Greyfriars, London.
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  Margaret de Vere Beaumont Devereux (1340 - 1398)
Grey Friars London
City of London
Greater London, England
Plot: Tomb inside Church
Created by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
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