GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 2G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1435 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon (21) and Margaret Beaufort (26) at Okehampton

On 30 Dec 1460 the Lancastrian army took their revenge for the defeats of the First Battle of St Albans and the Battle of Northampton during the Battle of Wakefield at Sandal Castle. The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (30) and Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland (39) , and included John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (25) and William Gascoigne (30) , both knighted, and James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde (40) , John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford (25) , John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby (50) , Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley (33) and Thomas St Leger (20) .

After 02 Feb 1461 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon was attainted

On 03 Apr 1461 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (26) succeeded 15th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay)

On 26 Jul 1469 the Yorkist army suffered a defeat against a Lancastrian army led by Robin of Redesdale. The Yorkist army was commanded by John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (34) and William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (46) . Thomas Vaughan (69) , John Wogan, Henry Neville (32) , John Conyers (49) and Oliver Sutton (32) were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon (30) , John Conyers and William Parr (35) fought. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (64) and John Woodville (24) were captured. Richard Herbert (46) was executed.

After 14 Apr 1471 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon was buried at Tewkesbury Abbey

On 04 May 1471 at the Battle of Tewkesbury Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England was captured. Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) was killed. John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (36) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock and John Beaufort (30) were killed. Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset (32) and Hugh Courtenay (44) were beheaded after the battle.

John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon and Laura Bourchier were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Courtenay (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Agnes St John

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his father 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Maud Camoys (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Camoys (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Camoys 1st Baron Camoys

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer (5G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Latimer

4G GrandFather: William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer Corby

5G GrandFather: William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Botetort

5G GrandFather: John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort

5G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzotes

GrandMother: Anne Talbot (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Talbot 7th Baron Strange Blackmere, 4th Baron Talbot (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 3rd Baron Talbot (8G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Talbot 2nd Baron Talbot (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Anne Botiler

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Comyn (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Comyn 3rd Lord Baddenoch (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Valence

3G GrandMother: Petronella Butler (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde

5G GrandFather: Edmund Butler Earl Carrick

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his father 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Ankaret Strange 7th Baron Strange Blackmere (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Strange 4th Baron Strange Blackmere (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard (2G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Boteler 1st Baron Wem and Oversley

5G GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Fitzalan (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

5G GrandFather: William Warenne

5G GrandMother: Joan Vere

Mother: Margaret Beaufort (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan I King Navarre (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

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

2G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

4G GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

3G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

5G GrandFather: William Warenne

5G GrandMother: Joan Vere

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Blanche Capet (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

5G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp