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  • ID: I09014
  • Name: Hugh de COURTENAY , KG, 10th Earl of Devon 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 10th\2nd Earl of /Devon/, Hugh de Courtenay
  • Birth: 12 JUL 1303 in Okehampton, Devon, England 5 4
  • Death: 2 MAY 1377 in Exeter, Devon, England 5 4
  • Burial: St. Peter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon, England
  • Note:
    Hugh de Courtenay, 2nd Earl of Devon; served in Scottish and French Wars, kight banneret 1327, repulsed a French descent on Cornwall 1339, called to Parliament 23 April 1337 in what would under modern doctrine have been his father's Barony, Jt Warden of Devon and Cornwall 1352, Chief Warden of Devon 1373. [Burke's Peerage]

    KG. [Magna Charta Sureties and Ancestral Roots] These two sources could be mixed up with the son Hugh; KG (1348) and dvp 2 Sep 1349. [Burke's Peerage]

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    BARONY OF COURTENAY (II) 1337

    HUGH (DE COURTENAY), LORD COURTENAY, son and heir apparent, was, 23 April 1337, summoned to Parliament v.p., by writ directed Hugoni de Courteney juniori. In 1340 he succeeded his father as EARL OF DEVON. He died 2 May 1377. [Complete Peerage III:466, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    EARLDOM OF DEVON (X, 2) 1340

    HUGH (DE COURTENAY), EARL OF DEVON, and LORD COURTENAY, son and heir, born 12 July 1303; served in the Scottish and French wars; Knight Banneret 20 January 1327; repulsed the French descent on Cornwall 1339; was summoned v.p. to Parliament 23 April 1337 by writ directed Hugoni de Courieney juniori, whereby he is held to have become LORD COURTENAY, but succeeded to the Earldom 3 years afterwards. He had livery 11 January 1340/1. He made, by license. of Edward III, an extensive entail in tail male of his lands. He attended the tournament held at Lichfield, 9 April 1347, as one of the Knights of the King's Chamber. He was joint Warden of Devon and Cornwall 1352; Chief Warden of Devon 1373.

    He married, 11 August 1325 (Cont. 27 September 1314), Margaret, 1st surviving daughter of Humphrey (DE BOHUN), EARL OF HEREFORD and ESSEX, by Elizabeth, daughter of Edward I. He died 2 May 1377, aged 73, and was buried in Exeter Cathedral. His widow (by whom he had 8 sons and 9 daughters) died 16 December 1391, and was also buried there. M.I. [Complete Peerage IV:324, XIV:259, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Hugh de COURTENAY , 9th Earl of Devon b: 14 SEP 1275 in Woodleigh, Kingsbridge, Devon, England
    Mother: Agnes de ST. JOHN b: ABT 1275 in Basing, Hampshire, England

    Marriage 1 Margaret de BOHUN , Heiress of Powderham b: 3 APR 1311 in Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
    • Married: 11 AUG 1325 5 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Hugh de COURTENAY , KG, Sir b: 22 MAR 1326/27 in Exeter, Devon, England
    2. Has Children Margaret COURTENAY b: ABT 1328 in Exeter, Devon, England
    3. Has Children Edward de COURTENAY , of Goodrington, Sir b: ABT 1331 in Okehampton, Devon, England
    4. Has No Children Katherine de COURTENAY b: ABT 1333 in Okehampton, Devon, England
    5. Has Children Joan de COURTENAY b: ABT 1335 in Okehampton, Devon, England
    6. Has Children Elizabeth de COURTENAY b: ABT 1337 in Okehampton, Devon, England
    7. Has Children Margery (Margaret) COURTENAY b: ABT 1346 in Okehampton, Devon, England
    8. Has Children Philip COURTENAY , of Powderham, Sir b: ABT 1349 in Exeter, Devon, England
    9. Has No Children Peter COURTENAY , of Hardington, KG, Sir b: ABT 1350 in Hardington Mandeville, Yeovil, Somerset, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 51-32, 12-30
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 834
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 126-5, 127-5
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:324
    5. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 51-32
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