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Humphrey de Bohun

Male - 1265


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  • Name Humphrey de Bohun 
    Born of Havering, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Kimbolton, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 27 Oct 1265  Beeston Castle, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Combermere Abbey, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I13051  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 

    Father Humphrey de Bohun,   b. Aft 28 Apr 1199,   d. 24 Sep 1275  (Age < 75 years) 
    Mother Maud of Eu,   d. 14 Aug 1241 
    Family ID F6431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor de Briouze,   d. Bef 25 Jun 1252 
    Children 
    +1. Eleanor de Bohun,   d. 20 Feb 1314
    +2. Humphrey de Bohun,   b. Abt Sep 1248,   d. 31 Dec 1298, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F8190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan de Quincy,   d. 25 Nov 1283 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F18631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "He supported Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, in his failed rebellion against the King, was one of the chief leaders of the rebel party at the battle of Lewes, 14 May 1264, and was taken prisoner at the battle of Evesham (2nd Barons' War), 4 Aug 1265. Sent to Beeston Castle, he died there in captivity." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

      "Humphrey de Bohun, s. and h., had a grant in 1254 as eldest s. of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, of 80 marks a year at the Exchequer till the King could provide for him in lands of that yearly value. In 1257 he was among those who assisted his father to keep the marches between Montgomery and the land of the Earl of Gloucester, and in 1263 was ordered to join his father at Hereford to defend the lands and fortify the castles on the marches against Llywellyn. He joined the Barons against the King, and on 23 July 1264.had the custody of the Castle of Winchester, which he was ordered to surrender 3 June 1265. He had also (15 Sep. 1264) the Island and Castle of Lundy, and (17 Nov. 1264) the manor of Havering, Essex. He fought at the Battle of Evesham, 4. Aug. 1265, where he was taken prisoner." {Complete Peerage 6:462]

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2013.

    3. [S4892] Peter Stewart, 2 Dec 2020, post to soc.genealogy.medieval., year only.