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Families covered: Berkeley de Berkeley, FitzHarding de Berkeley

Eadnoth Staller (d 1068)
1. Harding (a 1125)
A. Robert FitzHarding, lord of Berkeley (b c1095, d 05.02.1170/1)
  m. Eve (d 12.03.1170)
  i. Henry FitzRobert FitzHarding mentioned by BE1883
  ii. Maurice FitzRobert FitzHarding or de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley (b c1120, d 16.06.1190)
  m. (1153/4) Alice de Berkeley (dau of Roger de Berkeley)
  a. Robert de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley (b c1165, dsp 1219/13.05.1230)
  m1. (by 11.06.1200) Julian de Pont de 'Arche (d 15.11.1217, dau of Robert de Pont de l'Arche by Maud Mareschall)
  m2. (1218) Lucy Malesmains (possibly dau of Sir Thomas Malesmains)
  b. Thomas de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley (b c1170, d 29.11.1243)
m. (c1217) Joan de Somery (a 1273, dau of Sir Ralph de Somery of Dudley by Margaret Mareschall)
  (1) Maurice de Berkeley, lord of Berkeley (b 1218, d 04.04.1281)
  Both BP1934 and BE1883 suggest that Maurice's wife was Isabel, dau of Maurice de Creoun or Credonia by Isabel, sister of William de Valence, Earl of Pembroke. Visitation suggests that she was Isabel, "base da. to King H.3". TCP identifies her as ...
  m. (before 12.07.1247) Isabel (d 07.07.1276/7, dau of Richard Fitzroy of Chilham, natural son of King John)
  (A) Maurice de Berkeley (dvpsp 1279)
  (B) Thomas de Berkeley, 1st Lord (b 1245, d 23.07.1321)
  m. (1267) Joan Ferrers (d 19.03.1309/10, dau of William de Ferrers, Earl of Derby, by Margaret de Quinci)
  (i) Maurice de Berkeley, 2nd Lord (b 04.1271, d 31.05.1326)
  m1. (1289) Eva Zouche (d 05.12.1314, dau of Eudes la Zouche)
(a) Sir Thomas de Berkeley, 3rd Lord (b c1296, d 27.10.1361)
  m1. (c25.07.1320) Margaret Mortimer (d 05.05.1337, dau of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March)
  ((1)) Maurice de Berkeley, 4th Lord (b 1330, d 08.06.1368)
  m. (1338) Elizabeth Despencer (d 13.07.1389, dau of Hugh Despencer, 'the younger', Lord Despencer)
  ((A)) Thomas de Berkeley, 5th Lord (b 05.01.1352/3, dspm 13.07.1417)
m. (11.1367) Margaret de Lisle (d 20.03.1391/2, dau of Warin de Lisle, 2nd Lord)
  ((i)) Elizabeth de Berkeley (b c1386, d 28.12.1422)
  m. (by 05.10.1397) Richard de Beauchamp, 5th Earl of Warwick, Earl of Albemarle (b 28.01.1381, d 30.04.1439)
  ((B)) Sir James de Berkeley of Raglan or Ragland (d 13.06.1405)
  m. Elizabeth Bluet (dau/heir of Sir John Bluet of Raglan)
  ((i)) Sir James de Berkeley, 1st Lord (b c1394, d 11.1463)
  m1.? (mcrt 19.04.1410) dau of Sir John St John
  m2. (1415) dau of Sir Humphrey Stafford of Hooke (dsp)
  m3. (1423/4) Isabel Mowbray (d 27.09.1452, dau of 1st Duke of Norfolk)
m4. (c25.07.1457) Joan Talbot (dau of 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford)
  ((C)) John de Berkeley (dsp)
  ((D)) Maurice de Berkeley
  m. Joan
  ((i)) Maurice de Berkeley (a 1371/2)
  ((2)) Joan de Berkeley (d 02.10.1369)
  m. Sir Reginald Cobham, 1st Lord of Sterborough (d 05.10.1361)
  ((3))+ 3 sons (dsp)
  m2. (30.05.1347) Katherine Clivedon (d 13.03.1385, dau of Sir John Clivedon of Charfield)
  ((6)) Sir John de Berkeley of Beverstone (b 1349, d 1428)
  m. Elizabeth Bettershorne (dau of John Bettershorne of Bisterne)
  ((7))+ 3 sons (dsp) including Maurice, Edmond
(b) Sir Maurice de Berkeley of Uley (d c1348)
  m. Margaret
  (c) John de Berkeley of Planches, Constable of Bristol Castle
  (d) Isabel de Berkeley (b c1307, d 25.07.1362)
  m1. (06.1328) Robert de Clifford, 3rd Lord (b 05.11.1305, d 20.05.1344)
  m2. (09.06.1345) Sir Thomas de Musgrave of Harcla Castle, Lord (b 1302, d 1376)
  (e) Milicent (Ela) de Berkeley apparently of this generation
  m. (1313) Sir John Maltravers, 1st Lord (d 16.02.1365)
(f)+ other issue - Eudo, Peter
  m2. (c1316) Isabel de Clare (dsp 1333, dau of 7th Earl of Hertford)
  (ii) Sir Thomas de Berkeley of Coston
  m. Isabel Hamelin (dau of Sir John Hamelin of Wymondham)
  (iii) Margaret de Berkeley
  m1. Thomas FitzMaurice, Lord of Decies (b 04.1261, d 04.06.1298)
  m2. (before 05.04.1299) Reynald Rasel/Russel
(iv) Alice de Berkeley probably of this generation H
  m. Sir Ralph Stourton of Stourton (a 1291) H
  (v)+ other issue - John (dsp 1316-7), James (Bishop), Isabel (d unm)
  Reported by Commoners (vol iv, Yate of Bromesberrow) was the following Robert, identified as son of the Lord Maurice who d 1281 (and brother of Lord Thomas and Simeon who dsp). We are a little concerned that there may have been some confusion between the following Robert of Arlingham and the Robert of Alkington just below.
  (C) Sir Robert Berkeley of Arlingham
  (i) John Berkeley
  (a) Margaret Berkeley (co-heir)
  m. John Yate of Arlingham
(D) Simeon Berkeley (dsp)
  (3) Maurice de Berkeley
  m. Sir Anselm Basset
  (4)+ other issue - Henry (dsp), William, Richard
Visitation (Gloucestershire, 1623, Trye) reports that "Thomas lord Barkley gave to Robert Barkley his nephew the Mannor of Alkington." It is therefore possible/likely that either William or Richard was father of ...
  (A) Sir Robert de Berkeley of Alkington
  (i) Thomas de Berkeley of Beoly
  (a) Margaret Berkeley
  m. Reginald or Rawlin Trye (a 1350)
  c. Maud de Berkeley probably of this generation
  m. Elias Giffard of Brimsfield (d 1190)
  d.+ 4 sons
  iii. Robert FitzHarding of Were
  The following comes from RHG (vol 1, 'Pedigree of the Gournays of Somersetshire', p591 & vol 2, p606).
  m1. Hawisa de Gournai of Barew Gournai & Inglishcombe
  a. Eva de Gournay of Barew Gournai & Inglishcombe (d before 1230)
  m. Thomas de Harpetree (son of William)
  Their children assumed the name Gournai or Gournay.
  m2. Alice de Gaunt (dau/heir of Robert de Gaunt)
  b. Maurice de Gaunt (d(sp) by 1230)
  iv. Helen FitzHarding
  m. Roger de Berkeley
  v. Adeva FitzHarding apparently of this generation
  m. Nigel FitzArthur of Kingscote and Combe
  vi.+ other issue - Nicholas de Tedenham, Thomas (Archdeacon of Worcester)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Berkeley), BE1883 (Berkeley of Nottingham, etc), TCP (Berkeley) with some support from Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Barkley of Planches, Bradley, Ewdness, Clungunford, Lea Hall, and Stoke)
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