The De La Bere
Ancestors of the A'Bears
Meet the Ancestors
Take a look at some of the De la Bere
family and what they might have looked like.
Family tree showing the De la Bere
descent in pdf format.
The early history of the
De la Beres from the the time they first arrived in the country. Where did
they first settle before moving to the Welsh borders?
De La Beres at Weobley Castle
Weobley on the Gower
Peninsula was home to the De la Beres for generations. Their proud castle
still towers above the surrounding countryside today.
Richard De La Bere & the Battle of Crécy
The chivalric figure who
is central to both De la Bere and A'Bear family legends. Constable of
Newcastle Emlyn and friend of the Black Prince.
The great estate of the
Walerond family were fought over by many of their heirs and some who
claimed to be, but weren't. The De la Beres made sure they weren't left
Sir Richard De La Bere of Kinnersley
Sir Richard was the a
well-known figure in British History, playing a prominent part in the Wars
of the Roses. His fine brass in Hereford Cathedral is perhaps the most
noteworthy of De la Bere memorials.