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Edward Blount

Birthplace: Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Death: April 10, 1468 (35-43)
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Blount and Willelma or Alicia Blount
Husband of Margaret Blount (Seymour)
Father of Sir Simon Blount; Margaret Blount and Elizabeth Blount
Brother of Anne Blount and Elizabeth Windsor

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About Edward Blount

  • Edward Blount1,2,3,4
  • M, #24243, b. 1428, d. 10 April 1468
  • Father John Blount b. 1377, d. 1444
  • Mother Willelma (Willona) (Alicia) Abarle b. c 1392, d. 1454
  • Edward Blount was born in 1428 at of Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, England. He married Margaret Seymour, daughter of Sir John Seymour, Sheriff of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, Herefordshire, & Somersetshire, Burgess for Ludgershall, Constable of Farnham Castle and Isabel William, circa 1449 at of Bitton, Gloucestershire, England. Edward Blount died on 10 April 1468 at of Bitton, Gloucestershire, England.
  • Family Margaret Seymour b. c 1428
  • Children
    • Sir Simon Blount+5,6 b. c 1450, d. 1477
    • Margaret Blount+3,4 b. c 1458
  • Citations
  • 1.[S7688] Unknown author, Wallop Family, p. 454.
  • 2.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, p. 17, notes.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 462.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 503.
  • 5.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 6.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 17.
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  • Sir John Seymour (c. 1395, c. 1400 or 1402 – 20 December 1464) of Wulfhall in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, and of Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, was an English knight and member of parliament.
  • He was the son of Roger Seymour (born Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, c. 1367-1370, died 1420) by his marriage to Maud Esturney or Esturmi, daughter of Sir William Esturney or Esturmi, Speaker of the House of Commons, paternal grandson of .... etc.
  • He married on 20 or 30 July 1424 Isabel William or Williams (died 14 April 1486), daughter of Mark William, a merchant and Mayor of Bristol,[6] in some sources given as William Mac William or Williams of Gloucestershire,[7] and had two children:
    • John Seymour (1425–1463)
    • Margaret Seymour (born c. 1428), married Edmund (Edward) Blount
  • As his son predeceased him, Seymour was succeeded in his estates by his grandson, another John Seymour.
  • After her husband's death in 1464, Isabel took vows of chastity.[8]
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  • Sir Anthony Hungerford of Down Ampney, Gloucestershire (born by 1492, died 18 November 1558), was a Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire. He was also a soldier, a sheriff, and a courtier during the reign of Henry VIII of England.
  • Hungerford was the eldest son of Sir John Hungerford of Down Ampney and Margaret, daughter of Edward Blount of Mangotsfield. He may have had some training in law. He was knighted after the siege of Tournai in October 1513. After succeeding to his inheritance on the death of his father in 1524, he took a prominent part in court ceremonial occasions. .... etc.
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  • HUNGERFORD, Sir Anthony (by 1492-1558), of Down Ampney, Glos.
  • b. by 1492, 1st s. of Sir John Hungerford of Down Ampney by Margaret, da. of Edward Blount of Mangotsfield. m. (1) c.1515, Jane, da. of Sir Edward Darrell of Littlecote, Wilts., 5s. inc. Edward and John ?da.; (2) Dorothy, da. of Sir John Danvers of Dauntsey, Wilts., wid. of John Fettiplace (d.1524) of East Shefford, Berks., 2s. 2da.; at least 3 other ch. Kntd. ?13 Oct. 1513; suc. fa. 1524.1
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Edward Blount's Timeline

Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, England
Age 19
of Bitton, , Gloucestershire, England
Age 31
Bitton, South Gloucestershire, England
Age 36
Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, England
April 10, 1468
Age 39
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England