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  1. Walter Devereux - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Walter Devereux Walter Devereux, primer conde de Essex, ( 16 de septiembre de 1541 - 22 de septiembre de 1576) fue un noble inglés y el hijo mayor de Richard Devereux y Dorothy Hastings. Índice 1 Biografía 2 Irlanda 3 Matrimonio y descendencia 4 Referencias 5 Enlaces externos Biografía

  2. Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, KG (16 September 1541 – 22 September 1576), was an English nobleman and general. From 1573 until his death he fought in Ireland in connection with the Plantations of Ireland, most notably the Rathlin Island massacre. He was the father of Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, who was Elizabeth I 's favourite during her ...

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    • Wars of the Roses and Career
    • Lord Chancellor
    • Death

    Sir Walter Devereux of Bodenham and Weobley was a loyal supporter of Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York during the Wars of the Roses. He was Lord Chancellor of Ireland from 1449 to 1451.

    Walter Devereux was born in 1411 in Bodenham, Herefordshire to a senior Walter Devereux and his wife Elizabeth Bromwich, daughter of the Lord Justice of Ireland, Thomas Bromwich.

    His first residence was Bodenham and the core of his Devereux family estates. With the death in 1436 of his grandmother Agnes Crophull, followed by that of her widower John Crophill in 1438, Walter inherited the remainder of his Devereux lands and the Merbury estates. Walter Devereux was a knight by 1429 when he first represented Hereford in Parlia...

    He was appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland in 1449: by coincidence his wife's uncle had been Deputy Lord Chancellor. His term was brief and likely uneventful. In 1451, Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland appointed his son, the 8-year-old Edmund, Earl of Rutland, as the new Lord Chancellor. Since Rutland was under age,...

    Walter Devereux died on the 22 or 23 April in 1459.

    • 1411
    • Elizabeth Merbury
  3. Walter Devereux, 1st earl of Essex, (born Sept. 16, 1541, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales—died Sept. 22, 1576, Dublin), English soldier who led an unsuccessful colonizing expedition to the Irish province of Ulster from 1573 to 1575. The atrocities he committed there contributed to the bitterness the Irish felt toward the English.

  4. Walter Bourchier Devereux was an Ivy League-educated mining engineer tapped by industrialist Jerome B. Wheeler to manage the smelter associated with his silver mine in Aspen. With an innate knack for timing and business, Devereux seized the opportunity, grew the operation and soon became a “Silver King” millionaire himself.

  5. Walter Devereux (born 1173) (1173–c. 1197), Anglo-Norman nobleman during the reigns of Henry II and Richard I of England Walter Devereux (died 1305) (c. 1266–1305), member of a prominent knightly family in Herefordshire Walter Devereux (died c. 1383) (c. 1339–c. 1383), Member of Parliament, sheriff, and Justice of the Peace for Hereford

  6. Al llegar a la mayoría de edad, Walter Devereux, como su padre, se unió al séquito de Humphrey de Bohun, séptimo conde de Hereford. El 4 de octubre de 1363, a Devereux se le concedió la tutela de las tierras de Thomas Lucy en Bodenham , que comprendía una renta anual de 8 marcos y 2 carucates de tierra, para el pago de 8 marcos anuales al tesoro.