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  • ID: I30947
  • Name: John 2nd Baron BOURCHIER , of Halstead, KG, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 MAR 1328/29 in Stansted Hall, Halstead, Essex, England 2
  • Death: 21 MAY 1400 1
  • Note:
    BARONY OF BOURCHIER (II) 1349

    JOHN (BOURCHIER), LORD BOURCHIER, son and heir, born 12 March 1329. In 1355 he was with Prince Edward in Germany; in 1364 at the battle of Auray, which restored the Duke of Brittany to his inheritance; in 1370 was one of the Council to the King's Lieutenant in France; a captive in France 1371 until 1375; in December 1379 may have been with the fleet (whereof so many perished) intended to convey succour to the Breton army; in 1380, being then a Banneret, was with Thomas, "of Woodstock," Duke of Buckingham, in France, and from 16 July 1381 to 30 September 1399, was summoned to Parliament, the King, by patent, 14 February following, dispensing with his future attendance there owing to his age and infirmities. He was sent in 1384 as Governor in Chief ("Ruward") of Flanders, to assert the right of Richard II (as Lord Paramount) to homage for that territory, and remained as such for 18 months at Ghent, when that city was evacuated by the English and submitted to the Duke of Burgundy. On crusade in Prussia 1390-1. In 1392 he was nominated K.G., and had robes of scarlet issued to him at the gorgeous celebration of that Order in 1399. He married, Maud, daughter of Sir John COGGESHALL. He died 21 May 1400. [Complete Peerage II:247, XIV:104, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Robert 1st Baron BOURCHIER , of Halstead, Sir b: ABT 1306 in Stansted Hall, Halstead, Essex, England
    Mother: Margaret PRAYERS b: ABT 1307 in Prayers Manor, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England

    Marriage 1 Maud (Elizabeth) COGGESHALL b: ABT 1340 in Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, England
      Children
      1. Has Children Miss BOURCHIER b: ABT 1370 in Stansted Hall, Halstead, Essex, England

      Sources:
      1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: II:247
      2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: II:247, XIV:104
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