BIOGRAPHY OF MOUNTJOY BLOUNT 1ST EARL NEWPORT 1597-1666

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Blount

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

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.

On 08 Jan 1621 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (24) took part in a Masque before Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (20) staged by James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle 1580-1636 (41) at Essex House, Strand, Westminster.

On 07 Feb 1626 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (29) and Anne Boteler 1600-1669 (26) were married.

On Jul 1627 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (30) was created 1st Earl Newport in the Isle of Wight.

On 08 Nov 1627 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (30) was captured at the Battle of the Pont du Feneau in Pont du Feneau, Île de Ré. He was released soon after.

Before 16 Sep 1632 Henrietta Maria Blount 1632-1634 was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

Before 10 Jan 1634 Charles Blount 1634- was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

On 31 Aug 1634 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (37) was appointed Master of the Ordnance; a very lucrative position. From his sale of gunpowder to the Spanish he received £1000, the King £5000.

In 1637 Anne Blount 1637- was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (40) and Anne Boteler 1600-1669 (37)

Around 1637. Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (40) .

Around 25 Dec 1639 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (42) participated with the Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 (39) in the extravagant masque on the theme of Philogenes, royal Lover of the People.

Around 1640. Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (40) . Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (43) .

On 27 Oct 1644 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (47) fought for the Royalist Army at the Second Battle of Newbury.

In 1666 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 (69) died at Oxford, Oxfordshire

Charles Blount -1631 was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669.

Isabella Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

Mountjoy Blount 2nd Earl Newport -1675 was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

Thomas Blount 3rd Earl Newport -1675 was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

Henry Blount 4th Earl Newport -1679 was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666 and Anne Boteler 1600-1669

ANCESTRY

Father: Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire 1563-1606

GrandFather: James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582

1G GrandFather: Charles Blount 5th Baron Mountjoy 1518-1544

2G GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy 1478-1534

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

4G GrandFather: Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474

4G GrandMother: Helena Byron

3G GrandMother: Lora Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Edward Berkeley 1434-1506

2G GrandMother: Alice Keble

3G GrandFather: Henry Keble

1G GrandMother: Anne Willoughby

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

3G GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke 1452-1502

4G GrandFather: John Willoughby 1421-1477

4G GrandMother: Anne Cheney

3G GrandMother: Blanche Champernowne

4G GrandFather: John Champernowne

2G GrandMother: Dorothy Grey 1480-1552

3G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

4G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

3G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

GrandMother: Catherine Leigh 1532-1576

1G GrandFather: Thomas Leigh of Durham St Oswalds 1509-1545

Mother: Penelope Devereux 1563-1607

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex 1541-1576

1G GrandFather: Richard Devereux 1513-1547

2G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford 1488-1558

3G GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1464-1501

4G GrandFather: Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485

4G GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 7th Baroness Ferrers Chartley -1469

2G GrandMother: Mary Grey 1491-1538

3G GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501

4G GrandFather: John Grey 1432-1461

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492

3G GrandMother: Cecily Bonville 7th Baroness Harington, 2nd Baroness Bonville 1460-1529

4G GrandFather: William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Hastings

2G GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544

3G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506

4G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville 1442-1503

3G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553

4G GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1469

4G GrandMother: Anne Percy 1444-1522

2G GrandMother: Anne Stafford 1483-1544

3G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474

3G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville

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

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472

GrandMother: Lettice Knollys 1543-1634

1G GrandFather: Francis Knollys 1512-1596

2G GrandFather: Robert Knollys -1521

3G GrandFather: Robert Knollys

4G GrandFather: Richard Knollys

4G GrandMother: Margaret Doyley

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Troutbeck

4G GrandFather: John Troutbeck

1G GrandMother: Catherine Carey 1524-1569

2G GrandFather: William Carey 1500-1528

3G GrandFather: Thomas Carey 1455-1500

4G GrandFather: William Carey 1437-1471

4G GrandMother: Anna Fulford

3G GrandMother: Margaret Spencer 1472-1536

4G GrandFather: Robert Spencer -1510

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort 1432-1501

2G GrandMother: Mary Boleyn 1499-1543

3G GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539

4G GrandFather: William Boleyn 1451-1505

4G GrandMother: Margaret Butler 1465-1537

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard 1480-1538

4G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Tilney 1444-1497