Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford


Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford

Sir Walter Hungerford, 1st Baron Hungerford (22 June 1378 – 9 August 1449) was the son and heir of Sir Thomas Hungerford and Joan Hussey.

He served as Speaker of the House of Commons from 1414 to 1415. He was made a baron in 1426 and served as Lord High Treasurer from that year until 1432. Baron Hungerford fought at Agincourt and also served a diplomatic function at the Council of Constance and the Congress of Arras.

Baron Hungerford was the executor of Henry V's will and was a member of council under Henry VI. The principal residence of his family was at Heytesbury, Wiltshire.


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