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On 14 Sep 1276 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon was born to Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton (25) and Eleanor Despencer (18)

Around 28 Feb 1292 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (15) and Agnes St John (17) were married

On 10 Nov 1293 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (17) succeeded as Baron Okehampton

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 his grandfather 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.

In Jul 1300 Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (26) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (23) , Simon Fraser, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (31) and Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (50) fought at Caerlaverock during the Siege of Caerlaverock Castle.

On 12 Jul 1303 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (26) and Agnes St John (28)

In 1309 Robert Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (32) and Agnes St John (34)

In 1309 Eleanor Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (32) and Agnes St John (34)

In 1313 Elizabeth Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (36) and Agnes St John (38)

In 1315 Thomas Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (38) and Agnes St John (40)

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England (20) defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed. English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Earl Norfolk (33) , who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (56) , Robert Pierrepoint, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (30) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan and John Sully. One of the few English casualties was John Neville (34) who was killed. The Scottish army included: David II King Scotland (9) , Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart, John Stewart, James Stewart (57) , John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas, Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland were killed.

In 1335 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (58) succeeded 9th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay)

On 23 Dec 1340 Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (64) died

John Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon and Agnes St John

ANCESTRY

Father: Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton

GrandFather: John Courtenay Baron Okehampton

2G GrandFather: Robert Courtenay Baron Okehampton

3G GrandFather: Renaud Courtenay Baron Okehampton

4G GrandFather: Renaud Courtenay

5G GrandFather: Miles Courtenay

4G GrandMother: Helene du Donjon

3G GrandMother: Hawise Courcy

GrandMother: Isabel Vere

2G GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford

3G GrandFather: Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford

4G GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 1st Earl Oxford

5G GrandFather: Aubrey II Vere

4G GrandMother: Agnes Essex

3G GrandMother: Isabel Bolebec

2G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

3G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

4G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

5G GrandFather: Saer Quincy

5G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

5G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

5G GrandMother: Amice Gael

4G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil

5G GrandFather: William Grandesmil

Mother: Eleanor Despencer

GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer

2G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer

3G GrandFather: Thomas Despencer

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Despencer

3G GrandMother: Recuara Harcourt

2G GrandMother: Aliva Quincy

3G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

4G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

5G GrandFather: Saer Quincy

5G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

5G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

5G GrandMother: Amice Gael

4G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil

5G GrandFather: William Grandesmil

GrandMother: Aline Bassett