Walter DE BEAUCHAMP Lord of Elmley
(Abt 1150-1235)


Family Links


Walter DE BEAUCHAMP Lord of Elmley

  • Born: Abt 1150, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, England
  • Married: Abt 1175, Bramber, Sussexshire, England
  • Died: 1235

   General Notes:

This feudal lord, Walter de Beauchamp, was appointed governor of Hanley Castle, co. Worcester, in the 17th King John [1216], and entrusted with the custody of the same shire in that turbulent year. Walter de Beauchamp m. Bertha, dau. of William Lord Braose, by whom he had two sons, Walcheline and James. Of this nobleman we find further that, being one of the barons-marchers, he gave security to the king for his faithful services (with the other lords-marchers) until peace should be fully settled in the realm; and for the better performance thereof, gave up James, his younger son, as a hostage. He d. in 1235, and was s. by his elder son, Walcheline de Beauchamp. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 30, Beauchamp, Earls of Warwick]

   Marriage Information:

Walter married Bertha DE BRAOSE, daughter of William II DE BRAOSE 10th Lord of Abergavenny and Bertha DE GLOUCESTER Heiress of Brecon, about 1175 in Bramber, Sussexshire, England. (Bertha DE BRAOSE was born in 1148 in Bramber, Sussex, England and died in 1240 in England.)

Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 30 Nov 2015 with Legacy 4.0 from Millennia