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Francis Courtenay, 4th Earl of Devon

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Death: Died in Powderham, Devon, UK
Place of Burial: Powderham, Devon, England
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Son of Sir William Courtenay, de jure 3rd Earl of Devon and Elizabeth Courtenay
Husband of Elizabeth Courtenay and Margaret or Mary Courtenay
Father of Sir William Courtenay, 1st Baronet; Elizabeth Courtenay; Edward Courtenay; Francis Courtenay and James Courtenay
Brother of Sir William Courtenay; Thomas Courtenay; Sir George Courtenay, 1st Baronet of Newcastle (Ire.); Bridget Fitz; Elizabeth Wrey and 4 others

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About Sir Francis Courtenay, M.P.

Francis Courtenay b. circa 1576, d. 3 June 1638

Francis Courtenay was born circa 1576. He was the son of Sir William Courtenay and Lady Elizabeth Manners. He married, secondly, Elizabeth Seymour, daughter of Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Bt. and Dorothy Killigrew. He married, firstly, Mary Pole, daughter of Sir William Pole and Mary Periam, on 7 November 1606. He died on 3 June 1638. He was buried on 5 June 1638 at Powderham, Devon, England.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Devon in 1625.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Grampound in 1626. He succeeded to the title of 4th of Devon [E., 1553] on 24 June 1630, de jure.

Child of Francis Courtenay and Mary Pole

  1. Sir William Courtenay, 1st Bt. b. 7 Sep 1628, d. 4 Aug 1702

Source: http://www.thepeerage.com/p918.html

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  • Married Mary Pole or Poole on 2 or 7 Nov 1606 in Shute, Devonshire, England


            
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