Hugh DE COURTENAY, K.G.

Male 1303 - 1377  (73 years)


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  • Name Hugh DE COURTENAY  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He served in the Scottish and French wars, and was Knight Banneret on 20 Jan 1327. he was summoned to Parliament on 23 Apr 1337 by writ directed 'Hugoni de Courteney juniori' and succeeded to the Earldom three years afters. They had eight sons (of whom only three had issue) and nine daughters three years afters. Hugh De Courtenay, Kg., 10th Earl of Devon, Lord Courtenay, son and heir of Hugh de Courtenay, Knt., Baron of Okehampton, Devon by Agnes, daughter of John De Saint John, Knt., Baron of Basing, co. Hants. [1]
    Suffix K.G. 
    Born 12 Jul 1303  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Fact 2nd Earl of Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Died 02 May 1377  Tiverton, co. Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried Exeter Cathedral, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I16345  Main Tree
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 

    Father Sir Hugh DE COURTENAY,   b. 14 Sep 1276,   d. 23 Dec 1340, Tiverton, co. Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Agnes DE ST. JOHN,   d. 1340 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1293  [4
    Family ID F32693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret DE BOHUN,   b. 03 Apr 1311, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1391, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1325  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Hugh DE COURTENAY,   b. 22 Mar 1326,   d. Bef 02 Sep 1349  (Age < 23 years)  [Birth]
     2. PiersPeter DE COURTENAY,   d. 1409  [Birth]
     3. Sir Philip DE COURTENAY, Knt.,   d. 29 Jul 1406  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth DE COURTENAY,   d. 07 Aug 1395, Bermondsey, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. Edward COURTENAY,   b. 1331/2,   d. Between 02 Feb 1368 and 01 Apr 1371  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
     6. William DE COURTENAY,   b. Abt 1342, St. Martin's Parish, Exeter Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1396, Maidstone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)  [Birth]
     7. Thomas DE COURTENAY  [Birth]
     8. John DE COURTENAY  [Birth]
     9. Humphrey DE COURTENAY,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    +10. Margaret DE COURTENAY,   d. 2 Aug 1385  [Birth]
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F03077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Exeter Cathedral, Devonshire, 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. [S02779] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2003, Vol. 157 October.

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