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Hungerford, Robert, second Baron Hungerford (c. 1400–1459), landowner

Michael Hicks

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14177

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Hungerford, Robert, second Baron Hungerford (c. 1400–1459), landowner, was the eldest son and heir of Walter Hungerford, first Baron Hungerford (1378–1449), and his first wife, Katherine Peverel or Peverell. Another son, Sir Walter (d. 1432), was destined for the church in 1415 and was therefore presumably younger. As his parents' marriage agreement dates from 1396 and he was of age by 1423, he was presumably born about 1400. By Michaelmas 1421 he married ...

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