BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD COURTENAY 1ST EARL DEVON -1509

EVENTS

In 1451 William Courtenay was born to Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon

In 1475 William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was born to Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon

On 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was beheaded at Marketplace for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset and Eleanor Bohun escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford, Giles Daubeney and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke.

On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland lands at Mill Bay with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles, Philibert Chandee and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay) all of whom were knighted.

After 22 Aug 1485 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485) for having supported Henry VII King England and Ireland in his claim to the throne.

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: Lancaster. John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, Walter Hungerford, Thomas King Mann, John Wingfield, Edward Woodville, Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon, Rhys Ap Thomas Deheubarth, Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford, William Beaumont, Giles Daubeney, William Stanley, Roger Kynaston, Henry Marney and Philibert Chandee fought for Henry Tudor. William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Viii Savage commanded. Robert Poyntz was knighted.

Around 1494 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was appointed 241st Knight Garter: Henry VII

Around 27 May 1509 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon died

Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was born to Hugh Courtenay and Margaret Carminow

Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon and Elizabeth Courtenay were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Hugh Courtenay

GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay

2G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay

3G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon

5G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Despencer

4G GrandMother: Agnes St John

5G GrandFather: John St John

5G GrandMother: Agnes Fitzpiers

3G GrandMother: Margaret Bohun

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea

Mother: Margaret Carminow