Sir John DE HAUDLO, Knt.
Maud BURNELL, Heiress of Burnell
(Est 1290-Bef 1341)
Nicholas BURNELL, 1st Baron Burnell
(Aft 1325-1383)
Hugh BURNELL, 2nd Baron Burnell, K.G.
(Abt 1347-1420)


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Hugh BURNELL, 2nd Baron Burnell, K.G.

  • Born: Abt 1347, Acton Burnell Castle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
  • Married (2): Bef 21 Apr 1386 1
  • Married (3): After 1 Jul 1407 1
  • Died: 27 Nov 1420, Cotton, Hartismere, Suffolk, England

  Research Notes:

The coheirs [of Hugh Burnell, 2nd Baron Burnell] were the three daughters of the last Baron's son and h. ap., Edward Burnell, who m. 1stly Alienore, da. of Lord Strange, and 2ndly, Elizabeth, da. of Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, who was living as his widow 7 July 1421; she m. 2ndly, circa 1425, Sir Thomas Kerdeston and d. before Apr. 1440


Hugh married Elizabeth --------- before 1370. They had one son, Edward.

He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Burnell on 19 January 1382/83.

He held the office of Governor of Bridgnorth Castle in 1386.

On 29 September 1399 he was one of the Lords who received the abdication of King Richard II in the Tower of London.

He held the office of Governor of Montgomery Castle in November 1401.

He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) circa 1406.

Hugh's 2nd wife, Joyce, died 1 Jan 1406/7 and was buried in Hales Abbey, Shropshire.

Hugh married as his 3rd wife Joan Devereux, widow of Walter Fitz Walter, Knt., daughter of John Devereux, K.G., 1st Lord Devereux. Joan was born c.1380 (age 17 in 1397). Hugh and Joan had no children.

Hugh left a Will dated 2 Oct 1417, requesting burial in the choir of Halesowen Abbey near the body of Joyce, his 2nd wife.

On his death, his Barony fell into abeyance. 2 3

  Marriage Information:

Hugh married Elizabeth. (Elizabeth died after 1370 1.)

  Marriage Information:

Hugh also married Joyce DE BOTETOURT before 21 Apr 1386 1. (Joyce DE BOTETOURT died on 1 Jan 1406/7.)

  Marriage Notes:

Married between 1 January 1386 and 21 April 1386.

  Marriage Information:

Hugh also married Joan DEVEREUX after 1 Jul 1407 1. (Joan DEVEREUX was born about 1380, died on 10 May 1409 and was buried in Dunmow Priory, Essex, England.)


1 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Douglas Richardson, p. 442.

2 Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, G. E Cokayne, (Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000), Volume 2, page 435, note f (continued on page 436; as modified by volume 14).

3 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, Douglas Richardson, pp. 441-442.

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