Elizabeth de Burghersh, 3rd Baroness Burghersh

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Elizabeth Despencer, 3rd Baroness Burghersh (ca. 1342 – August 1402) was an English noblewoman born to Bartholomew de Burghersh, 2nd Baron Burghersh and Cicely Weyland.

She married firstly, Maurice FitzGerald, 4th Earl of Kildare. They had at least four children.

She married secondly, Edward le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer and they had six children. Upon the death of her father, she inherited the title of Baroness Burghersh.

Children[edit]

By Maurice FitzGerald:

By Edward le Despencer:

Sources[edit]

  • Burke, John. A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance. London: H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831, pp. 173–174.[1]
  • Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, and Frederick Lewis Weis. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants (7th edition), Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992, pp. 73–74, lines:70-35, 70-36, 74-34, 212-34.
  • "Fitzgerald, Maurice, 4th Earl of Kildare", Dictionary of National Biography, (Leslie Stephen ed.), Macmillan & Co., London, 1889

References[edit]

  1. ^ A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance, books.google.com; retrieved 30 May 2008.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Bartholomew de Burghersh
Baroness Burghersh
1369–1402
Succeeded by
Extinct