Biography of Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483

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Paternal Family Tree: Bourchier

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In 1404 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 was born to William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (30) and Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438 (21)

On 28 May 1420 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (16) succeeded 2nd Count Eu.

Before 25 Apr 1426 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 were married. Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 by marriage Count Eu.

In 1431 Humphrey Bourchier 1431-1471 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (27) and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (22)

On 01 Jul 1433 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (29) succeeded 5th Baron Bourchier. Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (24) by marriage Baron Bourchier.

Around 1438 John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (34) and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (29)

In 1440 Laura Bourchier Countess Devon 1440- was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (36) and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (31)

In 1443 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (39) was appointed 1st Viscount Bourchier. Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (34) by marriage Viscount Bourchier.

In 1452 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (48) was appointed 171st Knight Garter: Henry VI

On 29 May 1455 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (51) was appointed as Lord Treasurer

In 1461 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57) was created 1st Earl Essex (5C 1461). Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484 (52) by marriage Earl Essex (5C 1461)

On 18 Feb 1461 at the Second Battle of St Albans the Yorkist army included Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (33) , William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (43) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) and Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57) . John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (30) was captured. Robert Poynings 1419-1461 (42) and James Luttrell Baron Dunster 1427-1461 (34) were killed.

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton the Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (45) , Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474 (45) , Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) .

On 04 Apr 1483 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (79) died

After 04 Apr 1483 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 was buried at Beeleigh Abbey, Maldon, Essex

After 04 Apr 1483 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 was buried at Little Easton Church, Little Easton, Essex

William Bourchier -1480 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Henry Bourchier -1462 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Edward Bourchier -1460 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Thomas Bourchier -1492 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Florence Bourchier -1525 was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Fulk Bourchier was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Hugh Bourchier was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

Isabella Bourchier was born to Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 and Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex 1409-1484

ANCESTRY

Father: William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420

GrandFather: William Bourchier -1375

1G GrandFather: Robert Bourchier 1st Baron Bourchier -1349

2G GrandFather: John Bourchier -1330

2G GrandMother: Helen Colchester

1G GrandMother: Margaret Prayers Baroness Bourchier

GrandMother: Eleanor Louvaine

Mother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438

GrandFather: Thomas of Woodstock Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester 1355-1397

1G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

2G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon 1220-1279

2G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305

4G GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre 1244-1274

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302

1G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

2G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

3G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304

4G GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault 1218-1257

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Countholland Count Hainault 1230-1284

3G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland 1252-1311

4G GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur 1216-1281

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bar Count Luxembourg, Count Namur 1220-1275

2G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

3G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois 1273-1299

4G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309

4G GrandMother: Mary Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester 1366-1399

1G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton 1341-1373

2G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298

4G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes Countess Essex, Countess Hereford 1254-1298

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316

4G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322

4G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere -1301

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare 1245-1287

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald 1266-1300

1G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton 1347-1419

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

3G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

3G GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

4G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandMother: Joan Vere

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306