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Philip Courtenay

Male - 1406


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  • Name Philip Courtenay 
    Born of Powderham, Exminster, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jul 1406  [1, 2
    Person ID I12987  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 

    Father Hugh de Courtenay,   b. 12 Jul 1303, of Okehampton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1377, Tiverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Margaret de Bohun,   d. 16 Dec 1391 
    Married 11 Aug 1325  [1, 2
    Family ID F8154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Wake 
    Married Abt 1378  [2
    Children 
    +1. John Courtenay,   b. of Powderham, Exminster, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1406
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F8152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 138386. Knight of the shire for Devon, 1383, 1386, 1388, 1390, 1393, 1395, 1399, 1401.

      "Courtenay's career reveals a man of energy and ability in national and local affairs whose prediliction for violence and thuggery was extreme even by medieval standards. Even so, and perhaps because of this unsavory reputation, he provided the house of Lancaster with important support at a critical time." [History of Parliament]

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.