Richard West, 7th Baron De La Warr
|Richard West, 7th Baron De La Warr|
Thomas West, 8th Baron De La Warr
|Noble family||De La Warr|
|Father||Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr|
|Born||28 October 1430|
|Died||10 March 1476|
Richard West, 7th Baron De La Warr and 4th Baron West (28 October 1430 – 10 March 1476) was the son of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, by his first wife, Margaret Thorley, daughter of Robert Thorley, esquire, of Tybeste, Cornwall, and his first wife, Anne de la Pole, widow of Sir Gerard de Lisle, and daughter of Michael de la Pole, 1st Earl of Suffolk.
Marriage and issue
He married, before 10 June 1451, Katherine Hungerford (d. 12 May 1493), daughter of Robert Hungerford, 2nd Baron Hungerford, of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, and Margaret Botreaux, daughter of William de Botreaux, 3rd Baron Botreaux, of Boscastle, Cornwall, by whom he had six sons and three daughters:
- Thomas West, 8th Baron De La Warr.
- John West.
- Reginald West, a sub-deacon of Wells Cathedral.
- Edward West.
- Richard West, a Franciscan friar.
- Francis West.
- Alice West, a nun.
- Katherine West, who married Sir Nicholas Strelley.
- Margery West, a nun.
After West's death his widow married, before 1 November 1476, as his second wife, Nicholas Leventhorpe (died c.1505), esquire, of Bramham, West Yorkshire, King's Yeoman and Receiver of Pontefract, son of Geoffrey Leventhorpe.
- Richardson IV 2011, pp. 318-19.
- Cokayne 1916, pp. 153-4.
- The West Family Register: Important Lines Traced, 1326-1928, by Letta Brock Stone, Washington, DC: W. F. Roberts Company, 1928
- Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1075.
- Richardson IV 2011, p. 319.
- Cokayne, George Edward (1916). The Complete Peerage, edited by H.A. Doubleday. IV. London: St. Catherine Press. pp. 152–5. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
- Richardson, Douglas (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. IV (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City. pp. 319–23. ISBN 1460992709
|Peerage of England|
|Baron De La Warr