Humphrey VI de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex

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Humphrey de Bohun, VI, Earl of Hereford and Essex

Also Known As: "2nd Earl of Hereford"
Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Death: October 27, 1265 (44)
Beeston Castle, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Combermere Abbey
Immediate Family:

Son of Humphrey V de Bohun, Earl of Hereford & Essex and Mahaut de Lusignan, Countess of Hereford
Husband of Eleanor de Bohun (de Braose); Joan de Quincy and Sybyl De Bohun
Father of Agnes De Bohun; Helisant Essex de Louvaine; Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Derby; Humphrey VII de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford; Margery de Bohun and 7 others
Brother of Countess Matilda de Bohun; Eleanor de Bohun, heiress of Debden; Alice (Cecilia) de Bohun, Lady and Margery de Bohun
Half brother of John de Bohun, of Haresfield

Occupation: Earl of Hereford and Essex
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Humphrey VI de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex

Humphrey de Bohun VI, died 27 Aug 1265, dvp. He predeceased his father and never held title;

married(1) Eleanor de Braoise, daughter of Eva Marshal. [Magna Charta Sureties]

Humphrey de Bohun remained loyal to the baronial side throughout the Barons' War, and was captured at Evesham on 4 August 1265. In October that year Humphrey died in captivity at Beeston Castle in Cheshire from injuries he had sustained in the battle.

Humphrey had been excluded form succession as a result of his rebellion. Since he died before his father or his son, his son Humphrey inherited the titles and honours from his grandfather.

3rd Earl of Hereford

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Humphrey VI de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex's Timeline

Hereford, Herefordshire, England
Age 8
Brecknock, Breconshire, , Wales
Age 18
Ewyas Lacy, Staffordshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 27
Biddleston, Suffolk, England
September 1249
Age 28
Age 31
Bisley, Gloucestershire, , England
Age 31
Shropshire, , England
Age 36
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom