Walter Hungerford

Walter Hungerford may refer to:

  • Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford, 1378–1449, Knight of the Garter, English nobleman and Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford of Heytesbury, 1503–1540, the first person in England to be executed under the Buggery Act of 1533
  • Sir Walter Hungerford of Farleigh (d. 1516), fought for Henry VII at the Battle of Bosworth Field. Served on the Privy Council for both Henry VII and Henry VIII.
  • Sir Walter Hungerford (Knight of Farley) (1532–1596), was called "the Knight of Farley"

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