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  • ID: I17464
  • Name: Henry 1st Baron de COBHAM , Sir 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1260 in Cobham, Strood, Kent, England 3
  • Death: 15 AUG 1339 in Hatch Beauchamp, Taunton, Somerset, England 3
  • Burial: Beauchamp Chapel, Stoke-under-Hamden, Somerset, England
  • Note:

    HENRY DE COBHAM, son and heir of John de C. of Cobham and Cowling, Kent (died 1300, before 30 March), Constable of Rochester and one of the Barons of the Exchequer, by his 1st wife, Joan, daughter and coheir of Sir Robert DE SEPTVANS, had livery of his father's lands 10 May 1300, being then aged, 40, in which year (as again 1311-15) he was in the expedition to Scotland; Constable of Rochester, for life, 1303/4; as "Henry de Cobham junior" he was Constable of Dover Castle, and Warden of the Cinquec Ports, 1315-16. He was summoned to Parliament from 8 January 1312/3, to 22 January 1335/6), by writs directed Henrico de Cobham, whereby he is held to have become LORD COBHAM. He sided with Edward II against the rebellious Barons, and presided at Canterbury at the arraignment of Lord Badlesmere as a traitor in 1322. Governor of Tonbridge Castle, 1324.

    He married, before July 1285, when she was living, Maud, widow of Matthew DE COLUMBERS, daughter of Eudes DE MOREVILLE. He died 25 August 1339, aged 79, at Hache, and was buried in the Beauchamp chapel at Stoke-under-Hamden, Somerset. [Complete Peerage III:343-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


    on Cobham, other creations: In January 1312/3 one Henry de Cobham, of a Kentish family and son of a Baron of the Exchequer, was called to Parliament, his writ of summons according to later doctrine making him Lord Cobham. He was Constable of Dover Castle and Rochester and a Warden of the Cinque Ports. This Barony, which had been forfeited by attainder in 1603 and even if restored would have fallen into abeyance forty years later,..[Burke's Peerage]

    Father: John de COBHAM & Cowling, Sir b: ABT 1240 in Cobham, Strood, Kent, England
    Mother: Joan de SEPTVANS b: ABT 1241 in Addington, Kent, England

    Marriage 1 Maud de MORVILLE b: ABT 1260 in Bradpole, Bridport, Dorset, England
    • Married: BEF JUL 1285 in 2nd husband 3
    1. Has Children John 2nd Baron de COBHAM & Cowling, Sir b: ABT 1285 in Cobham, Strood, Kent, England

    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 246g-32
      Text: elder brother of John of Blackborough
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 613
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:343-44
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