Biography of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport

Timeline

Around 1597 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport was born to Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire and Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire. Illegitimate at birth his parents subsequently married.

On 08 Jan 1621 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport took part in a Masque before Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland staged by James Hay 1st Earl Carlisle at Essex House.

On 07 Feb 1626 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland were married.

On Jul 1627 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport was created 1st Earl Newport in the Isle of Wight. Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland by marriage 1st Countess Newport in the Isle of Wight.

Battle of the Pont du Feneau

On 08 Nov 1627 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport was captured at the Battle of the Pont du Feneau in Pont du Feneau, Île de Ré. He was released soon after.

Before 16 Sep 1632 Henrietta Maria Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Before 10 Jan 1634 Charles Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

On 31 Aug 1634 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport was appointed Master of the Ordnance ; a very lucrative position. From his sale of gunpowder to the Spanish he received £1000, the King £5000.

In 1637 Anne Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport.

Around 1637 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666.

Around 25 Dec 1639 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport participated with the Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland in the extravagant masque on the theme of Philogenes, royal Lover of the People.

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport.

Around 1640 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. Portrait of Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport 1597-1666.

Second Battle of Newbury

On 27 Oct 1644 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport fought for the Royalist Army at the Second Battle of Newbury.

In 1666 Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport died at Oxford.

Mountjoy Blount 2nd Earl Newport was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Thomas Blount 3rd Earl Newport was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Henry Blount 4th Earl Newport was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Charles Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Isabella Blount was born to Mountjoy Blount 1st Earl Newport and Anne Boteler 1st Countess Newport, Countess Portland.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Blount

Maternal Family Tree: Eleanor Vitre Countess Salisbury

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 24 Grand Son of Egbert King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 15 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 20 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 15 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 14 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Charles Blount 5th Baron Mountjoy Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Blount 4th Baron Mountjoy Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy Great x 11 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Lora Berkeley Countess Ormonde Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Keble Baroness Mountjoy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Keble

Great GrandMother: Anne Willoughby Baroness Mountjoy Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Broke, 10th Baron Latimer Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Champernowne Baroness Willoughby Broke

Great x 2 GrandMother: Dorothy Grey Baroness Mountjoy, Baroness Willoughby Broke, Baroness Latimer Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandMother: Catherine Leigh Baroness Mountjoy

Great GrandFather: Thomas Leigh of Durham St Oswalds

Mother: Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire Great x 7 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Earl Essex Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Devereux Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1st Viscount Hereford Great x 8 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Devereux 8th Baron Ferrers Chartley Great x 7 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Grey Baroness Ferrers Chartley Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Dorothy Hastings Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Lettice Knollys Countess Essex Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Francis Knollys

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Knollys

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Knollys

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Troutbeck

Great GrandMother: Catherine Carey Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Carey Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Carey Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Spencer Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Boleyn Great x 7 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde Great x 6 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England