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John Bourchier

Also Known As: "Lord Fitzwarren"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bishop Canning, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Baunton, Devon, England
Place of Burial: St. Brannock's Parish Church, Braunton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Fulk Bourchier, 10th Lord FitzWarin and Elizabeth Bourchier
Husband of Florence Bourchier; Elizabeth Bourchier and Cicely Bourchier
Father of John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath; Lady Elizabeth (Bourchier) Chichester; Dorothy Fulford; Eleanor Bourchier; Anne Bourchier and 3 others
Brother of Joan Bourchier; Elizabeth Page; (No Name) and Maurice Bourchier
Half brother of Dorothy Durrant; Richard Sapcote and Joan Pomeroy

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About John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath

3rd Baron FitzWarine

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on John Bourchier:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p2629.htm

John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath [1]

  • M, #26281,
  • b. 20 July 1470,
  • d. 30 April 1539
  • Last Edited=7 Nov 2007

John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath was born on 20 July 1470.[1] He was the son of Fulk Bourchier, 10th Lord FitzWarin and Elizabeth Dinham.[1]

He married, secondly, Florence Bonville, daughter of John Bonville and Katharine Wingfield.[1]

He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Wentworth, daughter of Sir Henry Wentworth and Anne Say.[1]

He married, firstly, Cicely Daubeney, daughter of Giles Daubeney, 1st Baron Daubeney and Elizabeth Arundell, before 1499.[1]

He died on 30 April 1539 at age 68.[1] He was buried at Braunton, Devon, England.[1] His will (dated 20 October 1535) was probated on 2 June 1541.[1]

Career:

  • He succeeded to the title of 11th Lord FitzWarin on 16 September 1479.[1],[2]
  • He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on 31 October 1494.[1]
  • He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1520.[1]
  • In 1530 he was one of the signatories of the letter of warning to the Pope Clement VII.[1]
  • He was created 1st Earl of Bath [England] on 9 July 1536.[1]

Child of John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath

  • 1. Lady Elizabeth Bourchier+[3] d. 23 Aug 1548

Child of John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath and Cicely Daubeney

  • 1. John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath+[1] b. c 1499, d. 10 Feb 1560/61

Citations

  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 16. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 71. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1157. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bourchier,_1st_Earl_of_Bath

He was married three times:

First marriage to Cecily Daubeny, daughter of Giles Daubeny, 8th Baron Daubeny and Elizabeth Arundell. They had eight children. (see below)

He married secondly to Florence Bonville, daughter of John Bonville and Katharine Wingfield.

His third marriage was to Elizabeth Wentworth, daughter of Sir Henry Wentworth and Anne Say, also being her third husband.

Children:

By Cecily Daubeny:

John Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Bath. Lady Elizabeth Bourchier Amias Bourchier Lady Dorothy Bourchier Giles Bourchier Lady Margaret Bourchier Lady Anne Bourchier Lady Eleanor Bourchier -------------------- Earl of Bath.

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John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath's Timeline

1470
July 20, 1470
Bishop Canning, Wiltshire, England
1479
September 16, 1479
Age 9
1494
October 31, 1494
Age 24
1498
1498
Age 27
Devon, England
1499
April 1499
Age 28
Bounton, Devon, England
1500
1500
Age 29
Braunton, Devon, UK
1501
1501
Age 30
Bath, Somersetshire, England
1502
1502
Age 31
Great Fulford, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1505
1505
Age 34
Bath, Somersetshire, England
1507
1507
Age 36
Bath, Somersetshire, England