Hugh Despenser (died 1374)

Hugh Despenser (died 2 March 1374) was an English soldier and nobleman.

Hugh Despenser
Died2 March 1374
Padua, Lombardy, Italy


Hugh was the second son of Edward Despenser and Anne Ferrers.

While with an English force in northwest France in 1370 and was captured during an action. [1] He died on 2 March 1374 at Padua, Lombardy, Italy.

Marriage and issue

Hugh married Alice, daughter of John Hotham, they had the following issue.

  • Hugh Despenser (died 1401), without issue.
  • Anne Despenser, married Edward le Boteler, had issue.


  1. Fowler 2001, p. 294.


  • Fowler, K. (2001). Medieval Mercenaries: The Great Companies. I. Oxford: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0631158868.
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