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Agnes de St. John, Countess of Devon

Birthplace: Old Basing, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: June 11, 1345 (69-70)
Cowick, Exeter, Devonshire, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Exeter, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John de St. John, I, Lord of Basing and Alice FitzPiers, Lady of Bassing
Wife of Sir Hugh de Courtenay, Earl of Devon
Mother of John Tavistock de Courtenay, [Baron]; Hugh Courtenay, 2nd Earl of Devon; Eleanor de Courtenay; Robert de Courtenay, of Moreton; Joan de Courtenay and 4 others
Sister of Amadeus St. John; Edward de Saint John, Sr. and Baron John de St. John, 1st Lord of Basing

Occupation: Countess of Devon
Managed by: Private User
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About Agnes de St John, Countess of Devon

Agnes St. John (F)

d. 11 June 1345, #917

Agnes St. John was the daughter of John St. John Governor of Aquitaine and Alice Fitzpiers. Agnes St. John married Hugh Courtenay Earl of Devon, son of Hugh Courtenay and Eleanor Despenser, circa 1292. Agnes St. John died on 11 June 1345.

    Children of Agnes St. John and Hugh Courtenay Earl of Devon:
   Margaret Courtenay   d. 2 Aug 1385
   Hugh Courtenay Earl of Devon+   b. 12 Jul 1303, d. 2 May 1377 

Agnes de St. John1

F, #9294, b. 1275, d. 11 June 1345

Last Edited=7 Apr 2008

    Agnes de St. John was born in 1275 at Basing, Hampshire, England.2 She was the daughter of John de St. John and Alice FitzPiers.1 She married Sir Hugh de Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon, son of Sir Hugh de Courtenay and Eleanor le Despencer, in 1292.1 She died on 11 June 1345.1
    From 1292, her married name became de Courtenay. As a result of her marriage, Agnes de St. John was styled as Countess of Devon on 22 February 1334/35.

Children of Agnes de St. John and Sir Hugh de Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon

Sir Hugh de Courtenay, 2nd Earl of Devon+ b. 12 Jul 1303, d. 2 May 13771

Elizabeth Courtney+ b. 1333, d. 7 Aug 13952


[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 1122. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (unknown address) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family".

Name: Agnes de St. John

Given Name: Agnes

Surname: de St. John

Sex: F

_UID: A9122AFA5118D811BE490080C8C142CC4F9B

Change Date: 6 Nov 2004

Birth: ABT 1279

Death: 11 JUN 1345

Father: John de St. John b: 1225

Mother: Alice FitzPiers b: ABT 1255

Marriage 1 Hugh de Courtenay b: 14 SEP 1275 in Okehampton, Devonshire, England


Hugh de Courtenay b: 12 JUL 1303

Agnes Saint John Courtenay
BIRTH 1275
Basingstoke, Basingstoke and Deane Borough, Hampshire, England
DEATH 11 Jun 1345 (aged 69–70)
Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Cowick Priory (Defunct)
Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
MEMORIAL ID 70455047

Family Members
John Saint John

Alice FitzPiers Saint John

Hugh de Courtenay

John de Saint John

Hugh de Courtenay
Thomas De Courtenay

Thomas de Courtenay b: ABT 1318

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Agnes de St John, Countess of Devon's Timeline

Old Basing, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom)
Basing, Hampshire, , England
July 12, 1303
Okehampton, Devon, England
Of, Wotton, Devonshire, England
Okehampton, Devonshire, England
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Of, Okehampton, Devonshire, England
Okehampton, Devonshire, England