BIOGRAPHY OF HUGH COURTENAY 10TH EARL DEVON 1303-1377

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Courtenay

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

On 12 Jul 1303 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (26) and Agnes St John 1275-1345 (28)

On 11 Aug 1325 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (22) and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391 (14) were married

On 20 Jan 1327 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (23) was appointed as Knight Banneret

In 1331 Edward Courtenay 1331- was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (27) and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391 (19)

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England 1312-1377 (20) defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland. English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk 1300-1338 (33) , who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (56) , Robert Pierrepoint -1334, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (30) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 (53) and John Sully 1283-1388 (50) . One of the few English casualties was John Neville 1299-1333 (34) who was killed. The Scottish army included David II King Scotland 1324-1371 (9) . Alexander Bruce -1333, Alan Stewart -1333, John Stewart -1333, James Stewart 1276-1333 (57) , John Stewart -1333, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl -1333, Archibald Douglas 1297-1333 (35) , Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox -1333, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross 1296-1333 (36) and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland -1333 who were all killed.

On 23 Dec 1340 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (37) succeeded 10th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay), Baron Courtenay

In 1346 Peter Courtenay 1346-1405 was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (42) and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391 (34)

On 26 Aug 1346 at Crecy during the Battle of Crecy the English army was included: James Audley 1318-1369 (28) , Robert Bourchier 1st Baron Bourchier -1349, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (17) , Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (51) , John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth 1280-1347 (66) , Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1309-1350 (37) , Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton 1327-1403 (19) , William Scrope 1325-1367 (21) , Stephen Scrope 1325- (21) , William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (16) , John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (28) , Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360 (42) , Nicholas Longford 1288-1356 (58) , Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu -1361, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (27) , Michael Poynings 2nd Baron Poynings 1318-1369 (28) , Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (48) , John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (34) , Thomas West 1312-1386 (34) , John Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1303-1349 (43) , John Wingfield 1320-1361 (26) , Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy 1321-1368 (25) , Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (43) (possibly), Walter "Elder" Devereux 1309-1376 (37) , John Devereux 1302-1346 (44) , Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (26) , Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (26) and John Sully 1283-1388 (63) .

On 09 Apr 1347 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (16) attended a Tournament at Lichfield. John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (29) , Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (43) (or possibly his son also Hugh Courtenay -1348) and Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1309-1350 (38) took part in the Tournament. .

In 1355 Philip Courtenay 1355-1406 was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (51) and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391 (43)

On 19 Sep 1356 at Battle of Poitiers the the English army included: James Audley 1318-1369 (38) , Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (43) , Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (27) , Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (61) , Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 (21) , Ralph Ferrers 1329-1392 (27) , William Scrope 1325-1367 (31) , William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury 1328-1397 (28) , Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (37) , Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (58) , William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (18) , John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (44) , John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1323-1372 (33) , Thomas Arderne 1337-1391 (19) , Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (36) , Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (36) , Jean Grailly 1331-1376 (25) and John Sully 1283-1388 (73) . Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (53) protected the baggage train. .

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) died at Exeter, Devon

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (73) was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon

After 1391. Memorial to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391 in Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon.

Hugh Courtenay -1348 was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Thomas Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Humphrey Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Margaret Courtenay -1385 was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Elizabeth Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Katherine Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Anne Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

Joan Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 and Margaret Bohun 1311-1391

ANCESTRY

Father: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340

GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton 1251-1292

1G GrandFather: John Courtenay Baron Okehampton 1224-1274

2G GrandFather: Robert Courtenay Baron Okehampton 1170-1242

3G GrandFather: Renaud Courtenay Baron Okehampton 1125-1194

4G GrandFather: Renaud Courtenay 1105-1164

4G GrandMother: Helene du Donjon

3G GrandMother: Hawise Courcy

1G GrandMother: Isabel Vere 1222-1300

2G GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford 1208-1263

3G GrandFather: Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford 1165-1221

4G GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 1st Earl Oxford 1115-1194

4G GrandMother: Agnes Essex

3G GrandMother: Isabel Bolebec

2G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

3G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester 1170-1219

4G GrandFather: Robert Quincy 1140-1200

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester -1190

4G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil 1135-1212

GrandMother: Eleanor Despencer 1258-

1G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer 1223-1265

2G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1197-1238

3G GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1169-1218

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Despencer 1124-1155

3G GrandMother: Recuara Harcourt 1162-1200

1G GrandMother: Aline Basset 1241-1281

2G GrandFather: Philip Basset 1184-1271

3G GrandFather: Alan Basset 1155-1232

4G GrandFather: Thomas Basset 1130-1182

4G GrandMother: Adeliza Dunstanville 1130-1186

3G GrandMother: Aline Fitzrobert

4G GrandFather: Philip Fitzrobert 1122-1147

2G GrandMother: Hawise Reginar 1215-1256

3G GrandFather: Matthew Reginar 1175-1261

4G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar -1226

4G GrandMother: Alice Hastings

Mother: Agnes St John 1275-1345

GrandFather: John St John 1225-1309

1G GrandFather: Robert St John 1200-1266

1G GrandMother: Agnes Cantilupe 1202-1279

2G GrandFather: William Cantilupe -1251

3G GrandFather: William Cantilupe Baron 1159-1239

4G GrandFather: Walter Cantilupe 1159-

GrandMother: Agnes Fitzpiers