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About Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormonde

"Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormond (17 October 1304 – 7 October 1363) was an English noblewoman born in Knaresborough Castle to Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford and Elizabeth daughter of King Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile. After the deaths of her parents, she was placed in the care of her aunt Mary Plantagenet and brought up at Amesbury Priory alongside various cousins including Joan Gaveston, Isabel of Lancaster and Joan de Monthermer. Edward II of England gave the priory a generous allowance of 100 marks annually for the upkeep of Eleanor and her younger cousin, Joan Gaveston."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_de_Bohun,_Countess_of_Ormonde

http://www.genealogy4u.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I4023&tree=western2007

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I2519&tree=PagetHeraldicBaronag

http://www.royalist.info/execute/biog?person=2166

http://thepeerage.com/p10694.htm#i106939

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Citations:

1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 84. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

2. [S2] the Norman conquest till the close of the fifteenth century, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 73 Bohun, Earls of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, FHL microfilm 170063, chart no. 111 Butler, FHL microfilm 170063, 2/2.

3. [S2] the Norman conquest till the close of the fifteenth century, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 165 Dagworth, FHL microfilm 170063, 2/2.

4. [S2] the Norman conquest till the close of the fifteenth century, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 73 Bohun, Earls of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, FHL microfilm 170063.

-------------------- Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormonde

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormond (17 October 1304 – 7 October 1363) was an English noblewoman born in Knaresborough Castle to Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, and Elizabeth, daughter of King Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile. After the deaths of her parents, she was placed in the care of her aunt Mary Plantagenet and brought up at Amesbury Priory alongside various cousins including Joan Gaveston, Isabel of Lancaster and Joan de Monthermer. Edward II of England gave the priory a generous allowance of 100 marks annually for the upkeep of Eleanor and her younger cousin, Joan Gaveston.[1]

Eleanor was married twice; first in 1327 to James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormond, (son of Edmund Butler, Earl of Carrick and Lady Joan FitzGerald) who died in 1337 and secondly, six years later in 1343, to Thomas de Dagworth, Lord Dagworth who was killed in an ambush in Brittany in 1352.

By her first marriage, Eleanor was an ancestress of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Parr,[2] Queen consorts of King Henry VIII of England. Other descendants include the dukes of Beaufort, Newcastle, Norfolk, earls of Ormond, Desmond, Shrewsbury, Dorset, Rochester, Sandwich, Arundel, and Stafford.

Children by James Butler:

John Butler (born 6 November 1330, died young)

Petronilla (or Perina) Butler, Baroness Talbot (died 1387) who married Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron Talbot and had a daughter, Elizabeth Talbot, who married Sir Henry de Grey of Wilton, 5th Lord Grey of Wilton.

James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormond (4 October 1331 – 18 October 1382) who married Elizabeth Darcy

children by Thomas de Dagworth:

Eleanor de Dagworth who married at Vachery (in Cranley), Surrey by license dated 23 June 1362 Walter Fitz Walter, Knt, 3rd Lord Fitz Walter. Eleanor was living 29 Nov 1375. At her death, she was buried in Dunmow Priory.

References

http://edwardthesecond.blogspot.com/2007/02/eleanor-and-margaret-de-bohun.html

Weis, Frederick; Sheppard, Walter; Beall, William Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700: lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and other historical individuals, pg 20.

Richardson, Douglas (2011). Magna Carta ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families (2nd ed. ed.). Salt Lake City, UT.: Douglas Richardson. pp. 165–166, 345–346. ISBN 9781460992708.

Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p.347

thepeerage.com Accessed 22 March 2008

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1304
October 17, 1304
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, , England
1326
October 17, 1326
Age 22
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England
1327
1327
Age 22
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, , England
1327
Age 22
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1331
October 4, 1331
Age 26
Kilkenny Castle, Kildare, Leinster, England
1332
1332
Age 27
Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
1340
April 8, 1340
Age 35
of Yorkshire, England
1344
1344
Age 39
Raby, Durham, , England
1346
1346
Age 41
Yorkshire, England
1363
October 7, 1363
Age 58
Aldgate, Middlesex, , England