Berkeley, Maurice (1400 - 1464)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1400-09-30 (born after his father's death between this date and 16 Feb. 1400/1)
Death Date: 1464-11-26

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.


From Montfort, Ellen ( - )

  1. Male offspring: Berkeley, William (d. 1501)


  • Knight
    Assumed By 1422
    Vacated 1464-11-26

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Sheriff, Gloucestershire 1430-11-5 1431-11-25
Sheriff, Gloucestershire 1436-11-8 1437-11-6
JP, Gloucestershire 1437 1439

Details of Properties



  • Gloucestershire
  • Hampshire
  • Somerset
  • Staffordshire
  • Wiltshire
  • Worcestershire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1432-1432 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Mr Maurice Berkeley's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Mr Maurice Berkeley's Minstrel/s Berkeley, Maurice (1400 - 1464) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Stoke Park House Gloucestershire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Burke, Bernard. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire. London: Harrison, 1883.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Smyth, John. The Lives of the Berkeleys, Lords of the Honour, Castle and Manor of Berkeley in the County of Gloucester from 1066 to 1618: with a Description of the Hundred of Berkeley and of its Inhabitants. 1st ed [1618]. Maclean, John, ed. Berkeley Manuscripts first ser. 3 vols. Gloucester: John Bellows, 1883–5.