Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon (c.1459 - 1509) MP

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Birthplace: Boconnock, Cornwall, England
Death: Died
Managed by: Darren Edward Blumer
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About Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon

Immediately after the Battle of Bosworth, Henry VII restored the estates to Edward, grandson of Sir Hugh Courtenay of Haccombe and Boconnoc, brother of the blind Earl, and who was therefore heir-at-law. He was created Earl of Devon by patent, "to him and the heirs male of his body", on the twenty-sixth of Oct, 1485.

This Earl married his cousin, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Phillip Courtenay of Molland, and was the father of Sir William Courtenay, created a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Henry VII.

Edward COURTENAY (9° E. Devon)

Died: BEF 27 May 1509

Notes: Knight of the Garter. Fought at Bosworth, and defended Exeter against Perkin Warbeck in 1497.

Father: Hugh COURTENAY of Boconnoc (Sir)

Mother: Margaret CARMINOW

Married: Elizabeth COURTENAY

Children:

1. William COURTENAY (10° E. Devon)

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Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon (2nd creation)'s Timeline

1459
1459
Boconnock, Cornwall, England
1474
1474
Age 15
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
1475
1475
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1509
May 28, 1509
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May 28, 1509
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Chapel, Tiverton, Devonshire, England
1951
June 30, 1951
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June 30, 1951
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November 6, 1951
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November 6, 1951
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1952
October 30, 1952
Age 50