A Rose by any Other Name: Despenser or de Spencer?

A Rose by any Other Name: Despenser or de Spencer?

One thing I’ve noticed when doing research into Hugh Despenser is that other authors don’t seem to be sure how to write the surname. I have seen it as Despenser (the way I write it), Despencer, de Spenser or de Spencer. Of course, when it comes to names in the … Continue reading