BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD COURTENAY 1ST EARL DEVON 1527-1556

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

On Nov 1538 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was imprisoned at Tower of London during the Exeter Conspiracy: Imprisoned

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

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

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

On 01 Oct 1553 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon carried carried the Sword of State at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Mary I

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

On Nov 1555 Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 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 died

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter

GrandFather: William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon

2G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon

3G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay

5G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay

3G GrandMother: Margaret Carminow

GrandMother: Catherine York

2G GrandFather: Edward IV King England

3G GrandFather: Richard York 3rd Duke York

4G GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge

5G GrandFather: Edmund York 1st Duke York

5G GrandMother: Isabella Ivrea

4G GrandMother: Anne Mortimer

5G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Holland

3G GrandMother: Cecily Neville

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

5G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandMother: Maud Percy

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

5G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster

5G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort 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

4G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg

5G GrandFather: John Luxembourg

5G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

4G GrandMother: Margherita Baux

5G GrandFather: Francesco Baux

5G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini

Mother: Gertrude Blount

GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy

2G GrandFather: John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy

3G GrandFather: Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy

4G GrandFather: Thomas Blount

5G GrandFather: Walter Blount

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

3G GrandFather: Edward Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley

5G GrandFather: John Berkeley

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

4G GrandMother: Lora Fitzhugh

5G GrandFather: Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey

GrandMother: Elizabeth Saye

2G GrandFather: William Saye

3G GrandFather: John Saye

4G GrandFather: John Saye

5G GrandFather: John Saye

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boteler

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cheney

4G GrandFather: Lawrence Cheney

5G GrandFather: William Cheney

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cockayne

5G GrandFather: John Cockayne Chief Baron

5G GrandMother: Ida Grey