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About Sir William Courtenay, Kt., of Powderham

Born Powderham Castle, Devon

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page:

http://thepeerage.com/p922.htm#i9211

Sir William Courtenay [1]

  • M, #9211,
  • b. circa 1400,
  • d. 1485
  • Last Edited=27 Oct 2007
  • Consanguinity Index=0.4%

Sir William Courtenay was born circa 1400 at Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devon, England.[2] He was the son of Sir Philip Courtenay and Elizabeth Hungerford.[3]

He married Margaret Bonville, daughter of Sir William Bonville, 1st Lord Bonville and Margaret Merriet, circa 1450 at Chewton, Somerset, England.[2]

He died in 1485.[3]

Career

  • He held the office of High Sheriff of Devon in 1483.[3]
  • He lived at Powderham Castle, Devon, England.[1]

Children of Sir William Courtenay and Margaret Bonville

  • 1. Sir William Courtenay+[3] d. 1512
  • 2. Elizabeth Courtenay [3]

Citations

  • 1. [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.
  • 2. [S2064] Susan Franz, "re: Bonville Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 7 January 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bonville Family."
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1123.

-------------------- Was Knighted by King Edward IV. He was born in the Powderham Castle (open media tab to see a picture) -------------------- Was Knighted by King Edward IV. He was born in the Powderham Castle (open media tab to see a picture)

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Sir William Courtenay, Kt., of Powderham's Timeline

1428
1428
Powderham, Devon, England
1450
1450
Age 22
Chewton, Somerset, England
1451
1451
Age 23
Powderham, Devon, England
1452
1452
Age 24
Devon, UK
1453
1453
Age 25
Landrake, Cornwall, England
1457
1457
Age 29
Of, Powderham, Devonshire, England
1468
1468
Age 40
Of, Powderham, Devonshire, England
1470
1470
Age 42
Powderham, Devonshire, England
1480
1480
Age 52
Powderham Castle, Devonshire, England
1485
September 1485
Age 57
Powderham, Devon, England