Anne le Despencer, Lady Morley

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Lady Anne Morley (le Despencer), Baroness Morley

Also Known As: "Anne@ Le /Despenser/"
Birthplace: Ryall, Rutland, England (United Kingdom)
Death: October 31, 1426 (67-68)
Norwich, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward le Despenser, 1st Baron le Despencer and Elizabeth de Burghersh, 3rd Baroness Burghersh
Wife of Sir Hugh de Hastings, III, Knight and Thomas de Morley, 4th Baron Morley
Mother of Hugh de Hastings, Esq. and Sir Edward de Hastings
Sister of Cicely le Despencer; Margaret le Despenser; Elizabeth la Zouche and Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester
Half sister of Joanna MacCarthy Mor; Gerald Fitzgerald, 5th Earl of Kildare and Sean Fitzgerald

Managed by: Elizabeth Ellen Prince
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About Anne le Despencer, Lady Morley

2nd cousin 2x removed of John of Gaunt (common descent from Edward I)

Her husband's Grandmother was Isabel Le Despencer, so it appears that Anne is a distant cousin?,_4th_Baron_Morley

She was his third wife and they married before 21 October 1390 (date of Papal dispensation), Anne le Despencer, daughter of Edward le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer and Lady Elizabeth Burghersh and widow of Sir Hugh de Hastings, Knt., (d.1386), of Elsing, Norfolk. She died 30 October 1426, and was buried in the Church of the Austin friars, Norwich. By Lord Morley she had no issue.

Anne le Despenser Morley BIRTH unknown DEATH 30 Oct 1426 BURIAL Austin Friars Church Cemetery Norwich, City of Norwich, Norfolk, England MEMORIAL ID 102296322

Anne le Despenser de Hastings Morley

Third daughter of Edward le Despenser, a descendant of King Edward I, and Elizabeth, the daughter of Bartholomew Burghersh, a descendant of King Henry II.

Wife of Sir Hugh de Hastings, married before 01 Nov 1376 and had two sons, Hugh and Sir Edward.

Hugh died on an expedition to Spain in 1386.

Anne married a second time, as his second wife, to Sir Thomas Morley of Norfolk, Marshal of Ireland. They were married before 21 Oct 1390 by papal dispensation as they were related in the 4th degree. They had one son, Sir Robert. Grandmother of Thomas Morley.

She was a legatee in her mother's will, who left Anne her best chalice. Anne died on the 30th or 31st of October, 1426, left a will dated 24 Oct 1426, which was proved May 1427.

Family Members Parents

Edward le Despenser 1336–1375

Elizabeth Burghersh Despenser 1342–1409

Spouses Thomas de Morley 1354–1416 (m. 1390)

Hugh de Hastings unknown–1386

Siblings Elizabeth Despenser Zouche unknown–1408

Margaret le Despenser Ferrers 1365–1415

Thomas Le Despencer 1373–1400

Children Edward Baron, 8th Lord of Hastings de Hastings 1382–1437

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Anne le Despencer, Lady Morley's Timeline

Ryall, Rutland, England (United Kingdom)
Essendine, Rutland, England
May 21, 1382
Fenwick, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
October 31, 1426
Age 68
Norwich, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom)
October 19, 1935
Age 68
St George Utah Temple, St George, Washington, Utah, USA
October 25, 1935
Age 68
St George Utah Temple, St George, Washington, Utah, USA