GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 1G Grandson Edward IV King England

Descent French Royalty: 7G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 15G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1527 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was born to Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (31) and Gertrude Blount (23)

On Nov 1538 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (11) and Gertrude Blount (34) were imprisoned at Tower of London. [Exeter Conspiracy]

On 03 Aug 1553 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (26) was released

On 03 Sep 1553 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (26) was created 1st Earl Devon (5C 1553)

On 29 Sep 1553 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (26) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary I King England and Ireland (37) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (26) carried the Sword of State. John Gage Lord Chamberlain (73) bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke (45) attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy (20) and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, Baron Morley (20) were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings (38) and John Leigh were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (80) and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland (28) attended. [Coronation of Mary I]

On May 1554 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (27) was imprisoned at Fotheringay Castle

On Nov 1555 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (28) wrote a letter pleading for permission to return to England to pay his respects to Queen Mary and to his mother at Brussels

On 18 Sep 1556 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (29) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (Grandson Edward IV King England)

GrandFather: William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Carminow

GrandMother: Catherine York (Daughter Edward IV King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward IV King England (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard York 3rd Duke York (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge (Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Ivrea (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

5G GrandFather: John Woodville

4G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

5G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

5G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

5G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

Mother: Gertrude Blount (9G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy (11G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Blount (9G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Walter Blount (8G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Sancha Toledo

4G GrandMother: Margaret Gresley

5G GrandFather: Thomas Gresley

3G GrandMother: Helena Byron

4G GrandFather: John Byron

5G GrandFather: Richard Byron

2G GrandMother: Lora Berkeley (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Berkeley (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Berkeley (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

4G GrandMother: Lora Fitzhugh (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Elizabeth Saye (9G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Saye (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Saye (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Saye (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Saye (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boteler (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney

5G GrandFather: William Cheney

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron

5G GrandMother: Ida Grey (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)