Lady Eleanor de Bohun

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Lady Eleanor de Bohun, Duchess of Gloucester

Also Known As: "Alianore", "Countess of Essex", "Countess of Buckingham Duchess of Glousester Duchess of Aumale"
Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Death: October 3, 1399 (29-37)
Minoresses Kirk (convent), Aldgate, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford and Joan Fitzalan, Countess of Hereford
Wife of Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester
Mother of Humphrey, 2nd Earl of Buckingham; Anne of Gloucester, Countess of Stafford; Joan Talbot; Isabelle Plantagenet, nun and Philippa
Sister of Mary de Bohun, Countess of Derby

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About Lady Eleanor de Bohun

"Lady Eleanor de Bohun (c. 1366 – 3 October 1399) was the elder daughter and co-heiress with her sister, Mary de Bohun, of their father Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford. Her mother was Lady Joan Fitzalan, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and his second wife Eleanor of Lancaster."




Citations / Sources:

1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 113. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 115.

3. [S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 73 Bohun, Earls of Hereford, Essex and Northampton, FHL microfilm 170063.

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Lady Eleanor de Bohun's Timeline

Hereford, Herefordshire, England
April 1382
Age 16
Pleshey, Essex, England
April 30, 1383
Age 17
Pleshey, Essex, England
Age 18
Of, Pleshey, Essex, England
April 23, 1386
Age 20
Pleshey, Essex, England
October 3, 1389
Age 23
Pleshy, Essex, England
October 3, 1399
Age 33
Aldgate, Middlesex, England