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Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c. 1432–1485), landowner and soldier

R. A. Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/50222

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Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c. 1432–1485), landowner and soldier, was of Herefordshire stock (at Weobley and Bodenham); his father was a retainer of Richard, duke of York, and he himself became Edward IV's councillor. The son of Sir Walter Devereux...

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