Paternal Family Tree


Great Grandson Edward IV King England


c 1527 born

Nov 1538 [11] imprisoned at Exeter Conspiracy: Imprisoned at Tower of London

03 Aug 1553 [26] released

03 Sep 1553 [26] created 1st Earl Devon (5C 1553)

29 Sep 1553 [26] appointed Knight of the Bath

01 Oct 1553 [26] carried at Coronation of Mary I at Westminster Abbey carried the Sword of State

May 1554 [27] imprisoned at Fotheringay Castle

Nov 1555 [28] wrote at Brussels a letter pleading for permission to return to England to pay his respects to Queen Mary and to his mother

18 Sep 1556 [29] died



Father: Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter (GS Edward IV)

Grandfather: William Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (5G GS Edward I)

1G Grandfather: Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (4G GS Edward I)

2G Grandfather: Hugh Courtenay (3G GS Edward I)

3G Grandfather: Hugh Courtenay (2G GS Edward I)

2G Grandmother: Margaret Carminow

Grandmother: Catherine York (D Edward IV)

1G Grandfather: Edward IV King England (2G GS Edward III)

2G Grandfather: Richard 3rd Duke York (1G GS Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Richard of Conisburgh York 1st Earl Cambridge (GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Anne Mortimer (2G GD Edward III)

2G Grandmother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville (1G GD Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G GS Henry II)

3G Grandmother: Joan Beaufort (GD Edward III)

1G Grandmother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (6G GD Henry III)

2G Grandfather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

3G Grandfather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke of Bedford

3G Grandmother: Joan Bittelsgate

2G Grandmother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G GD Henry III)

3G Grandfather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G GS Henry III)

3G Grandmother: Margherita Baux (5G GD John I)

Mother: Gertrude Blount 1st Marchioness Exeter (9G GD John I)

Grandfather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy (8G GS John I)

1G Grandfather: John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy (12G GS Henry I)

2G Grandfather: Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy (11G GS Henry I)

3G Grandfather: Thomas Blount (10G GS Henry I)

3G Grandmother: Margaret Gresley

2G Grandmother: Helena Byron

3G Grandfather: John of Clayton Byron

1G Grandmother: Lora Berkeley (7G GD John I)

2G Grandfather: Edward Berkeley (6G GS John I)

3G Grandfather: Maurice Berkeley (5G GS John I)

3G Grandmother: Lora Fitzhugh (6G GD Henry II)

Grandmother: Elizabeth Saye (9G GD John I)

1G Grandfather: William Saye (8G GS John I)

2G Grandfather: John Saye (8G GS John I)

3G Grandfather: John Saye (7G GS John I)

2G Grandmother: Elizabeth Cheney (7G GD John I)

3G Grandfather: Lawrence Cheney

3G Grandmother: Elizabeth Cockayne (6G GD John I)