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Despenser, Thomas, second Lord Despenserlocked

(1373–1400)
  • T. B. Pugh

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Despenser, Thomas, second Lord Despenser (1373–1400), nobleman, was the sole surviving son of Edward Despenser, first Lord Despenser (1336–1375), and his wife, Elizabeth Burghersh (d. 1409). Born on 22 September 1373 he was two years old when his father died in 1375, and he remained in royal wardship until 1394. His marriage was granted on 16 April 1378 to ...

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