Duke of Denver - Baron Wimsey (1289)

Baron Wimsey (1289)

  • Gerald de Wimsey, 1st Baron Wimsey ( -1300), although he allegedly went with King Richard The Lion Heart on the Third Crusade and took part in the Siege of Acre., which would set his dates a century earlier. ). The first baron's younger brother was Ralph de Wimsey, student of Roger Bacon, imprisoned for the heresy of calendar reform. The 1st Baron's son was
  • Roger de Wimsey, 2nd Baron Wimsey, who was father of
  • Peter de Wimsey, 3rd Baron Wimsey
  • Ralph de Wimsey, 4th Baron Wimsey, br. of preceding.
  • Gerald de Wimsey, 5th Baron Wimsey (1307- ) m. Margaret Bredon, heiress.
    • Ralph de Wimsey, 6th Baron Wimsey ( -1405) Promoted to Earl of Denver by Henry IV (Bolingbroke), following the deposition of Richard II
    • Roger de Wimsey, 2nd son, fellow of Balliol College, student and follower of John Wycliffe.
    • Peter de Wimsey, 3rd son, esquire, ancestor of the 13th Duke.
  • Ralph de Wimsey, 6th Baron Wimsey ( -1405) Promoted to Earl of Denver shortly after voting for the deposition of Richard II

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