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  • ID: I24478
  • Name: Walter 3rd Baron FITZWALTER , of Henham, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 MAY 1345 in Henham, Bishop's Stortford, Essex, England 1
  • Death: 26 SEP 1386 in Oronse, Galacia, Spain 1
  • Note:
    BARONY OF FITZWALTER (III, 4) 1361

    WALTER (FITZWALTER), LORD FITZWALTER, son and heir, born and baptized at Henham, 31 May 1345. On 20 October 1366 the King took his homage and fealty, and he had livery of the lands of his father, and of those of his grandmother, Joan. On 27 March 1368 he had licence to go beyond seas. He accompanied Sir Robert Knolles in his raid into the North of France in July 1370, in which expedition, or soon afterwards, he was captured by the French. He was staying beyond seas in July 1373. In November 1375, in order to pay for his ransom, he mortgaged his castle of Egremont and all his lands, rents, services, knights' fees, and advowsons, in Copeland, Cumberland, to certain persons, so that, on payment to them of 1,000 in the Church of St. Paul, London, at the end of 10 years, viz., on the Feast of All Saints 1385, he or his heirs might re-enter the premises. He did homage to Richard II at the Coronation, 16 July 1377. He was one of the commanders of the fleet in the unsuccessful expedition of the Earl of Buckingham, in November 1377, to attack the Spanish fleet at Sluys. On 17 January 1378/9 he had licence to go beyond seas. On 8 March 1379/80 he acted as deputy for the Earl of Buckingham, Constable of England, during the proceedings in Court Military about the castle of Saint Sauveur having been surrendered to the French. He was Marsbal of the army of the Earl of Buckingham in his raid from Calais into Brittany, July 1380 to April 1381, and was at the siege of Nantes. He was Admiral of the Fleet towards the Northern parts, in December 1382. He was summoned for Military Service against the Scots, 13 June 1385, and to Parliament from 6 April 1369 to 3 September 1385, by writs directed Waltero fitz Wauter.

    He married, 1stly (bishop's licence, 23 June 1362, to marry in the chapel of the manor of Vachery, in Cranley, Surrey), Alianore, sister and [in her issue] heir of Sir Nicholas de Dagworth [2nd Lord Dagworth], daughter and heir of Sir Thomas DE DAGWORTH [LORD DAGWORTH], by Alianore, daughter of Humphrey (DE BOHUN), EARL OF HEREFORD AND ESSEX. She, who was living 29 November 1375, was buried in Dunmow Priory. He married, 2ndly, before 27 June 1385, Philippa, 3rd daughter and coheir of Sir John DE MOHUN, of Dunster, Somerset LORD MOHUN], by Joan, daughter of Sir Bartholomew DE BURGHERSH, of Ewya Lacy, co. Hereford, Stert and Colerne, Wilts, &c. [LORD BURGHERSH]. He joined the unsuccessful expedition of the Duke of Lancaster to Spain in June 1386, and died at or near Oronse in Galicia, 26 September 1386. On 28 February 1386/7 his widow had livery of her dower, viz., the manors of Wimbish, Sheering, and FitzWalters in Shenfield, Essex, and Shimpling, Suffolk, which had been assigned to her by the King: on 2 March following the manor of Hempnall and the manor and hundred of Diss, Norfolk, of which she and her husband had been jointly enfeoffed, were liberated to her, the King having taken her fealty therefor. She married, 2ndly, before 13 November 1389, Sir John GOLAFRE, Knight of the King's Chamber, and Constable of Wallingford Castle, where he died, 18 November 1396, and was buried in the Royal Chapel, in Westminster Abbey. She married, 3rdly, before 24 October 1404, Edward, DUKE OF YORK, who died s.p., being slain at the battle of Agincourt, 25 Octobert 1415: will, directing his burial to be in the Collegiate Church of Fotheringhay, dated 17 Aug. 1415, proved at Lambeth, 30 November, and at the Old Temple, London, 1 December 1415. She, for whom, as Lady FitzWalter, robes of the Garter were provided in 1390, died s.p., 17 July 1431, and was buried in the Chapel of St. Nicholas, in Westminster Abbey. [Complete Peerage V:477-80, 14:326]




    Father: John 2nd Baron FITZWALTER , of Woodham, Sir b: ABT 1322 in Egremont, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
    Mother: Alianore (Eleanor) de PERCY b: ABT 1326 in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England

    Marriage 1 Eleanor (Alianore) DAGWORTH b: ABT 1346 in Knaresborough Castle, Yorkshire, England
    • Married: 23 JUN 1362 in 1st husband 1st wife 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Walter 4th Baron FITZWALTER , of Henham, Sir b: 5 SEP 1368 in Henham, Bishop's Stortford, Essex, England

    Marriage 2 Philippe de MOHUN b: ABT 1370 in Dunster Castle, Somerset, England
    • Married: BEF 27 JUN 1385 in 1st husband 2nd wife

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:477-480
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:479
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