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From: (The Bibliographer)
Subject: Re: Devon earldom
Date: 6 Jan 2004 19:49:07 -0500
In article <>,
Adalbertus Magnus <> wrote:
>In what way were Edward Courtenay, 8th earl devon and John Courtenay,
>7th earl Devon (d.1471) so that Edward became earl of Devon in 1485?
John was the son of Thomas, the fourth earl, and brother of Thomas, the
fifth earl. Thomas, the fourth earl, was the son of Hugh, the third
earl; he the son of Edward, the second earl; he the grandson and heir of
Hugh, the first earl.
Edward was the great-great-grandson of Hugh, the first earl, and, by 26
October 1485, the heir male of the family.
This ahnentafel for Edward:
1. Edward COURTENAY died 28 MAY 1509. He was the son of 2. Hugh COURTENAY
and 3. Margaret CARMINOW.
2. Hugh COURTENAY died 1471. He was the son of 4. Hugh COURTENAY.
4. Hugh DE COURTENAY. He was the son of 8. Edward COURTENAY and Emmeline
8. Edward DE COURTENAY. He was the son of 16. Hugh COURTENAY and
17. Margaret DE BOHUN.
16. Hugh COURTENAY, 1st Earl of Devon, was born 12 JUL 1303, and died 2
MAY 1377. He was buried in Exeter Cathedral.
Regards, Frank Young
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