BIOGRAPHY OF HUMPHREY BOHUN 3RD EARL HEREFORD, 2ND EARL ESSEX 1249-1298

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: BOHUN

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1249 Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex was born to Humphrey Bohun (24) and Eleanor Braose (21)

On 24 Sep 1275 Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (26) succeeded his grandfather as 3rd Earl Hereford (6C 1199), 2nd Earl Essex (3C 1239)

In 1276 Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex was born to Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (27) and Maud Fiennes (22) at Pleshy Castle

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

On 31 Dec 1298 Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) died

After 31 Dec 1298 Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex was buried at Pleshy Castle

Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex was appointed as Constable England

Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex and Maud Fiennes were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Humphrey Bohun

GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex

1G GrandFather: Henry Bohun 1st Earl Hereford

2G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 2nd Baron Trowbridge

4G GrandMother: Maud Salisbury 2nd Baroness Trowbridge

3G GrandMother: Margaret Gloucester

4G GrandFather: Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford

4G GrandMother: Sibyl Neufmarché

2G GrandMother: Margaret Dunkeld

3G GrandFather: Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon, 4th Earl Northumberland

4G GrandFather: David I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Ada Warenne

4G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

1G GrandMother: Maud Mandeville

GrandMother: Matilda Lusignan

1G GrandFather: Raoul Lusignan

2G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan

3G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Brown" Lusignan VII Count Lusignan, II Count La Marche

4G GrandMother: Saracine Lezay

3G GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg

4G GrandFather: Geoffroy de Rancon Taillebourg

1G GrandMother: Alix Eu

Mother: Eleanor Braose

GrandFather: William Braose

1G GrandFather: Reginald Braose

2G GrandFather: William Braose 4th Baron Bramber

3G GrandFather: William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber

4G GrandFather: Phillip Braose 2nd Baron Bramber

4G GrandMother: Aenor Totnes

3G GrandMother: Bertha Gloucester

4G GrandFather: Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford

4G GrandMother: Sibyl Neufmarché

2G GrandMother: Maud "Lady of Hay" St Valery

3G GrandFather: Bernard St Valery

4G GrandFather: Reginald St Valery

3G GrandMother: Matilda Unknown

1G GrandMother: Graecia Briwere

GrandMother: Eva Marshal

1G GrandFather: William Marshal

2G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

2G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

3G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne

3G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

1G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

2G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

4G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

3G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

2G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough

3G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough