Person Sheet

Name James Berkeley Lord Berkeley [7, No 360, p.35], [2, Berkeley article, vol II, p. 132-3], [5, Vol I, pp. 375-6 and Vol II, pp. 39-97], GGGG Grandfather
Birth ca 1394, Raglan, Monmouths
Death Nov 1463, Berkeley Castle, Clos
Burial Berkeley Castle, Glos
General 1st baron by writ: 1421. Recovered the castle from the Warwicks.
Father Sir James Berkeley (-1405)
Mother Elizabeth Bluet Lady of Raglan (->1405)
1 Isabella Mowbray [7, No 361, p.35], [2, Berkeley article, vol II, p. 132], [2, Ferrers of Groby art, Vol V, p. 340 seq], [2, Norfolk article, Vol IX, p. 610, note (d)], [5, Vol II, pp. 80-1], GGGG Grandmother
Death 27 Sep 1452, Gloucester, while imprisoned by Margaret, Countess of Shrewsbury
Burial Greyfriars Church, Gloucester
General Elder dau and eventual co-heir in her issue.
Father Thomas Mowbray Duke of Norfolk (1367-1399)
Mother Elizabeth FitzAlan (ca1371-1425)
Marriage ca 1424 [2, Berkeley article, vol II, p. 132]
Children William I (1426-1492)
Maurice V (ca1435-1506)
Isabel (->1488)
Thomas (ca1433-1484)
2 Joan Talbot [2, Berkeley article, vol II, p. 132], [5, Vol II, p. 81-2]
Death aft 1474
General m.(2) Edmund Hungerford: 26 May 1474.
Father John Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury (ca1388-1453)
Marriage aft 25 Jul 1457 [2, Berkeley art, vol II, p.118 seq]
Notes for James Berkeley Lord Berkeley
Smith labels him James I, lord Berkeley and calls him "James the Just".

m. (1) an unknown dau of Sir Humphry Stafford, (2) Isabel Mowbray, (3) Joan Talbot. He may also have married very early an unknown dau of John St John; there was a marriage contract for this dated 19 Apr 1410.
He and Isabel had four sons, William, James (dsp), Maurice and Thomas, and three daus, Elizabeth, Isabel and Alice.
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