Sir William DE BOHUN

Male 1312 - 1360  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name William DE BOHUN  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • He assisted King Edward III in the seizure of the Earl of March in 1330, and from that time was one of the King's most active councillors. He was created EARL OF NORTHAMPTON on 16 Mar 1336/7. On 24 June 1340 he took a leading part in the King's victory at Sluys, and was with him at the siege of Tournay. He fought at Crecy on 26 Aug 1346, and participated in the siege of Calais. In later years he frequently had licenses to export wool, both as a means of recouping his expenses and on the King's behalf. [1]
    Prefix Sir 
    Born Between 1310 and 1312  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Fact Knight of Garter Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Fact 16 Mar 1336/7  6th Earl of Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Died 16 Sep 1360  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Buried Walden Abbey, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Twin with Edward.
    Person ID I15937  Main Tree
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 

    Father Humphrey VIII DE BOHUN,   b. Abt 1276, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1321, Battle of Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Of ENGLAND,   b. 07 Aug 1282, Rhuddlan Castle, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1316, Quendon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Between 14 Nov and 25 Dec 1302  Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Family ID F03073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth DE BADLESMERE,   b. 1313,   d. 08 Jun 1356  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1335  Castle, Badlesmere, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 1335/1338  [1, 3, 5
    Children 
     1. Humphrey IX DE BOHUN, K.G.,   b. 25 Mar 1342,   d. 16 Jan 1372/3  (Age 30 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elizabeth DE BOHUN,   b. Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1385  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F03069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFact - - Knight of Garter Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1335 - Castle, Badlesmere, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).

    2. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.

    3. [S03483] The Spear and the Spindle: Ancestors of Sir Francis Bryan (d. 1550), Kt.

    4. [S02434] History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy, Albert Wells, (Name: Name: 1876;;).

    5. [S5840] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonist Who Came to America before 1700, Frederick Lewis Weis.