Despenser family

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The first Hugh Despenser was twice justiciar between 1260–65. His son, Hugh, the ‘Elder Despenser’, served the crown well and became earl of Winchester in 1322. His son and third ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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