BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY BOURCHIER 2ND COUNT EU, 1ST EARL ESSEX 1404-1483

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 1G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 3G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

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 "Gloucester" Plantagenet 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 1409-1484 were married

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

On 01 Jul 1433 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (29) succeeded 5th 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 1409-1484 (29)

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

In 1443 Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (39) was appointed 1st 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)

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 1409-1484

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GrandMother: Eleanor Louvaine

Mother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet 1383-1438 (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester 1355-1397 (Son Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 (Son Edward II King England)

2G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327 (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (Son Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 (Son John "Lackland" I King England)

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

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252 (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu 1220-1279

2G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314 (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre 1244-1274 (4G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304 (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault 1218-1257 (4G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Countholland 1230-1284 (2G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg 1252-1311 (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

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

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bar 1220-1275 (4G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Joan Valois 1294-1342 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325 (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1273-1299 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun 1366-1399 (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton 1341-1373 (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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 1254-1298

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet 1282-1316 (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (Son Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere 1313-1356 (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere -1301

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare 1287-1333 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare 1245-1287 (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald 1266-1300 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan 1347-1419 (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

3G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

4G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandMother: Joan Vere

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372 (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 (Son Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302 (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp 1263-1306