BIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES BLOUNT 1ST EARL DEVONSHIRE 1563-1606

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Blount

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

EVENTS

In 1563 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 was born to James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 (30) and Catherine Leigh 1532-1576 (31)

In 1594 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (31) succeeded 8th Baron Mountjoy

In 1597 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (34) was appointed 386th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

Around 1597 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 was born to Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (34) and Penelope Devereux 1563-1607 (33) . Illegitimate at birth his parents subsequently married.

In 1603 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (40) was created 1st Earl Devonshire.

Around 1604. John Critz 1551-1642 (53) is believed to have contributed to the Somerset House Conference painting of the negotiation of the EVENTS!$BB$657 in which Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 (68) , Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (68) , Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (41) , Henry Howard 1st Earl Northampton 1540-1614 (63) and Robert Cecil 1st Earl Salisbury 1563-1612 (40) are represented on the right side.

On 26 Dec 1605 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (42) and Penelope Devereux 1563-1607 (42) were married at Wansted House, Wanstead, Redbridge, Essex during a service conducted by William Laud Archbishop Canterbury 1573-1645 (32) (future). The marriage was regarded as uncanonical and resulted in the disgrace of both parties, who were banished from King James I's court circlesFifth Cousin, Fourth Cousin Once Removed, Fifth Cousin, Fifth Cousin

On 03 Apr 1606 Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606 (43) died at Savoy Palace, Strand, Westminster

ANCESTRY

Father: James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582

GrandFather: Charles Blount 5th Baron Mountjoy 1518-1544

1G GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy 1478-1534

2G GrandFather: John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485

3G GrandFather: Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474

4G GrandFather: Thomas Blount 1390-1456

4G GrandMother: Margaret Gresley

3G GrandMother: Helena Byron

4G GrandFather: John Byron 1371-1465

2G GrandMother: Lora Berkeley

3G GrandFather: Edward Berkeley 1434-1506

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 1397-1460

4G GrandMother: Lora Fitzhugh

1G GrandMother: Alice Keble

2G GrandFather: Henry Keble

GrandMother: Anne Willoughby

1G GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer 1472-1521

2G GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke 1452-1502

3G GrandFather: John Willoughby 1421-1477

4G GrandFather: John Willoughby 1400-1437

4G GrandMother: Jane Welby

3G GrandMother: Anne Cheney

4G GrandFather: Edmund Cheney

2G GrandMother: Blanche Champernowne

3G GrandFather: John Champernowne

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Grey 1480-1552

2G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

3G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

4G GrandFather: Edward Grey 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1415-1457

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers 6th Baroness Ferrers Groby 1419-1483

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472

2G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529

3G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 1420-1460

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Harrington 1423-1458

3G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

4G GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460

4G GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462

Mother: Catherine Leigh 1532-1576

GrandFather: Thomas Leigh of Durham St Oswalds 1509-1545