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

Paternal Family Tree

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry I King France

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 (32) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan, John Capet II Duke Brittany, Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 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

2G GrandFather: Henry Bohun 1st Earl Hereford

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 2nd Baron Trowbridge

5G GrandMother: Maud Salisbury 2nd Baron Trowbridge

4G GrandMother: Margaret Gloucester

5G GrandFather: Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford

5G GrandMother: Sibyl Neufmarché

3G GrandMother: Margaret Dunkeld

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

5G GrandFather: David I King Scotland

4G GrandMother: Ada Warenne

5G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

2G GrandMother: Maud Mandeville

GrandMother: Matilda Lusignan

2G GrandFather: Raoul Lusignan

3G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan

4G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan

5G GrandFather: Hugh "Brown" Lusignan VII Count Lusignan, II Count La Marche

5G GrandMother: Saracine Lezay

4G GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg

5G GrandFather: Geoffroy de Rancon Taillebourg

2G GrandMother: Alix Eu

Mother: Eleanor Braose

GrandFather: William Braose

2G GrandFather: Reginald Braose

3G GrandFather: William Braose 4th Baron Bramber

4G GrandFather: William Braose 3rd Baron Bramber

5G GrandFather: Phillip Braose 2nd Baron Bramber

5G GrandMother: Aenor Totnes

4G GrandMother: Bertha Gloucester

5G GrandFather: Miles Gloucester 1st Earl Hereford

5G GrandMother: Sibyl Neufmarché

3G GrandMother: Maud "Lady of Hay" St Valery

4G GrandFather: Bernard St Valery

5G GrandFather: Reginald St Valery

4G GrandMother: Matilda Unknown

2G GrandMother: Graecia Briwere

GrandMother: Eva Marshal

2G GrandFather: William Marshal

3G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

3G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

4G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

5G GrandFather: Edward Salisbury 1st Baron Trowbridge, 1st Baron Chitterne

4G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

2G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Earl Pembroke

3G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

5G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare

5G GrandMother: Alice Claremont

4G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

5G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 1st Earl Leicester, Count Meulan

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough

4G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough