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Thomas Courtenay

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Courtenay was born in in of Woodhuish, Devon, England (son of Hugh de Courtenay and Agnes de St. John); died on 9 Jun 1362.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1315, of Wootton Courtenay, Somerset, England
    • Alternate death: 1356

    Thomas married Muriel de Moels before 27 Aug 1337. Muriel (daughter of John de Moels and Joan Lovel) was born about 1322 in Dorset, England; died on 12 Aug 1369. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Muriel Courtenay died before 12 Aug 1369; was buried in Hartland Abbey, Devon, England.
    2. Margaret Courtenay was born in 1352; died on 14 Aug 1422.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Hugh de Courtenay was born on 14 Sep 1276 (son of Hugh de Courtenay and Eleanor le Despenser); died on 23 Dec 1340 in Tiverton, Devon, England; was buried in Cowick, near Exeter, Devon, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1275 and 1276

    Notes:

    Earl of Devon.

    Hugh married Agnes de St. John in 1292. Agnes (daughter of John de St. John and Agnes Fitz Reynold) died on 11 Jun 1345; was buried in Cowick, near Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes de St. John (daughter of John de St. John and Agnes Fitz Reynold); died on 11 Jun 1345; was buried in Cowick, near Exeter, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. 1. Thomas Courtenay was born in in of Woodhuish, Devon, England; died on 9 Jun 1362.
    2. Hugh de Courtenay was born on 12 Jul 1303 in of Okehampton, Devon, England; died on 2 May 1377 in Tiverton, Devon, England; was buried in Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Hugh de Courtenay was born on 25 Mar 1251 in of Okehampton, Devon, England (son of John de Courtenay and Isabel de Vere); died on 28 Feb 1292 in Colecombe, Devon, England; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 25 Mar 1249

    Hugh married Eleanor le Despenser. Eleanor (daughter of Hugh le Despenser and Aline Basset) died on 30 Sep 1328 in London, England; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Eleanor le Despenser (daughter of Hugh le Despenser and Aline Basset); died on 30 Sep 1328 in London, England; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. Egeline de Courtenay died on 10 Oct 1335.
    2. Isabel de Courtenay died after 12 Feb 1333.
    3. 2. Hugh de Courtenay was born on 14 Sep 1276; died on 23 Dec 1340 in Tiverton, Devon, England; was buried in Cowick, near Exeter, Devon, England.

  3. 6.  John de St. John was born in in of Basing, Hampshire, England (son of Robert de St. John and Agnes de Catelowe); died between 20 Sep 1302 and 29 Sep 1302.

    Notes:

    "Lieutenant of Aquitaine, 12 July 1293, being then a knight, and Seneschal of Aquitaine, 1294, during the wars of Edward I. He was captured by the French, 1296/7, and upon his return in 1297 was summoned for military service in Flanders. From 1298 until his death he was engaged in military operations in Scotland, including the siege of Caerlaverock in July 1300, being then a knight banneret." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    John married Agnes Fitz Reynold before 29 Jun 1256. Agnes (daughter of Reynold fitz Peter and Alice de Stanford) died after 1305. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Agnes Fitz Reynold (daughter of Reynold fitz Peter and Alice de Stanford); died after 1305.

    Notes:

    Also called Alice FitzPiers.

    Children:
    1. 3. Agnes de St. John died on 11 Jun 1345; was buried in Cowick, near Exeter, Devon, England.
    2. John de St. John was born between 1272 and 1274 in of Basing, Hampshire, England; died before 4 Apr 1329.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John de Courtenay was born in in of Okehampton, Devon, England (son of Robert de Courtenay and Mary de Revières); died on 3 May 1274; was buried in Ford Abbey, Dorset, England.

    John married Isabel de Vere after 6 Oct 1240. Isabel (daughter of Hugh de Vere and Hawise de Quincy) died before 7 Jan 1291; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Isabel de Vere (daughter of Hugh de Vere and Hawise de Quincy); died before 7 Jan 1291; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Hugh de Courtenay was born on 25 Mar 1251 in of Okehampton, Devon, England; died on 28 Feb 1292 in Colecombe, Devon, England; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England.

  3. 10.  Hugh le Despenser was born about 1223 (son of Hugh le Despenser and (Unknown)); died on 4 Aug 1265 in Evesham, Worcestershire, England; was buried in Evesham Abbey, Evesham, Worcestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 1224, of Ryhall, Rutland, England

    Notes:

    "Sir Hugh le Despenser of Loughborough, Burton, Hugglescote, Freeby, and Arnesby, co. Leicester, Parlington and Hilliam, co. York, Sibsey and Aukborough, co. Lincoln, Ryhall and Belmesthorp, Rutland, s. and h. of Sir Hugh le Despenser, of the same (who d. between 23 Feb. and 30 May 1238). He was b. in or before 1223. Had respite of knighthood, 11 July 1244. On 7 Nov. 1255 he was appointed Constable of Horston Castle for five years from the preceding Michaelmas. In Apr. 1257 he accompanied Richard, Earl of Cornwall, to Aachen, for the latter's coronation, on 17 May, as King of the Romans. At the Parl. of Oxford, in Jun 1258, he was one of the twelve elected by the Barons to redress grievances, and also one of the twelve elected to treat with the King's Council in Parl. Appointed Justiciar of England, 25 Oct. 1260, being the nominee of the Barons: he was deprived of his office by the King, May or June 1261. Attended Montfort's Parl. at Oxford in Apr. 1263. Appointed Justiciar of England and Constable of the Tower of London, about 15 July 1263, by the Barons, with the assent of the King. In Mar. 1264, when Constable of the Tower, he led the rioters who sacked the mansion at Isleworth of the King of the Romans. Was at the battle of Lewes, 14 May 1264. Appointed, by the counsel of the Barons, Constable of the Castles of Devizes and Oxford, 12 July, of Orford Castle, 18 July, and of Nottingham Castle, 15 Dec. 1264. Was appointed an arbiter to consider the peace between the King and the Barons, 11 Sep. 1264. He was sum. for Military Service against the Welsh, 14 Mar. (1257/8) 42 Hen. III and 25 May (1263) 47 Hen. III, by writs directed Hugoni le Despenser Justic' Anglie. He was appointed an arbiter between the Earls of Leicester and Gloucester in May 1265. He m., in or before 1260, Aline, da. and h. of Sir Philip Basset, of Wycombe, Bucks, Compton-Bassett and Wootton-Basset, Wilts, &c., Justiciar of England, by his 1st wife, Hawise, da. of Sir Matthew de Lovaine, of Little Easton, Essex. He joined the Earl of Leicester in his last campaign, and with him was slain at the battle of Evesham, 4 Aug. 1265. He was bur. in Evesham Abbey." [Complete Peerage IV:259.]

    Hugh married Aline Basset before 1261. Aline (daughter of Philip Basset and Hawise de Hastings) was born about 1240 in of Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England; died before 11 Apr 1281. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Aline Basset was born about 1240 in of Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (daughter of Philip Basset and Hawise de Hastings); died before 11 Apr 1281.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1241 and 1249
    • Alternate birth: 1245

    Notes:

    Also called Aliva.

    Children:
    1. 5. Eleanor le Despenser died on 30 Sep 1328 in London, England; was buried in Cowick Priory, Exeter, Devon, England.
    2. Joan le Despenser died before 8 Jun 1322.
    3. Hugh le Despenser was born on 1 Mar 1261 in of Loughborough, Leicestershire, England; died on 27 Oct 1326 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

  5. 12.  Robert de St. John was born in in of Basing, Hampshire, England (son of William de St. John and Godhelde); died before 25 Mar 1267.

    Robert married Agnes de Catelowe. Agnes (daughter of William II de Cantelowe and Milicent de Gournay) died after 1279. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Agnes de Catelowe (daughter of William II de Cantelowe and Milicent de Gournay); died after 1279.
    Children:
    1. 6. John de St. John was born in in of Basing, Hampshire, England; died between 20 Sep 1302 and 29 Sep 1302.

  7. 14.  Reynold fitz Peter was born in in of Blaen Llyfni, Cathedine, Brecconshire, Wales (son of Peter fitz Herbert and Alice fitz Robert); died on 4 May 1286.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Blaen Llyfni in Cathedine, Breconshire, Wales
    • Alternate death: 5 May 1286

    Notes:

    Also called Reynold Fitz Piers. He supported Henry III against the rebelling barons. He fought extensively in Wales. He was joint guardian of the Welsh marshes 10 May 1257, Sheriff of Hampshire 1261-64, and constable of Winchester castle in 1261.

    Reynold married Alice de Stanford before Sep 1249. Alice died after 24 Oct 1265. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Alice de Stanford died after 24 Oct 1265.
    Children:
    1. 7. Agnes Fitz Reynold died after 1305.
    2. Eleanor fitz Reynold died after Mar 1306.
    3. Eleanor fitz Reynold