Biography of Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon

Timeline

On 12 Jul 1303 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon was born to Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon and Agnes St John Countess Devon.

On 11 Aug 1325 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon were married.

On 20 Jan 1327 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon was appointed as Knight Banneret.

In 1331 Edward Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Battle of Halidon Hill

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed. 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, who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon, Robert Pierrepoint, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan and John Sully. One of the few English casualties was John Neville who was killed. The Scottish army included David II King Scotland. Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart, James Stewart, John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas, Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland who were all killed.

On 23 Dec 1340 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon succeeded 10th Countess Devon (2C Courtenay), Baron Courtenay. Margaret Bohun Countess Devon by marriage as Countess Devon (2C Courtenay).

In 1346 Peter Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Battle of Crecy

On 26 Aug 1346 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales defeated the French army at the Battle of Crecy. The English army was commanded by Edward III King England, his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales, Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick, William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton and John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Warwick.
The English army was included: James Audley, Robert Bourchier 1st Baron Bourchier, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh, Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough, John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth, Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley, Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton, William Scrope, Stephen Scrope, William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby, John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle, Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle, Nicholas Longford, Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh, Michael Poynings 2nd Baron Poynings, Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk, John Vere 7th Earl Oxford, Thomas West, John Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Eresby, John Wingfield, Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (possibly), Walter "Elder" Devereux, John Devereux, Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos, Richard Pembridge and John Sully.
The French army suffered significant casualties. Philip "Fortunate" VI King France was wounded. Charles Valois Count Alençon, Louis Chatillon II Count Blois, I Count Chatillon, Louis Dampierre II Count Nevers, I Count Flanders, William Guines and his son Enguerrand Guines, John I King Bohemia and Rudolph "Valiant" Metz I Duke Lorraine were killed.

Tournament at Lichfield

On 09 Apr 1347 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales attended a Tournament at Lichfield. John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (or possibly his son also Hugh Courtenay ) and Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley took part in the Tournament. .

In 1355 Philip Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Battle of Poitiers

On 19 Sep 1356 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales defeated the French and Scottish army led by John "The Good" II King France at the Battle of Poitiers. John "The Good" II King France was captured.
The the English army included: James Audley, Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh, Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough, Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh, Ralph Ferrers, William Scrope, William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh, Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk, William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk, John Vere 7th Earl Oxford, John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby, Thomas Arderne, Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos, Richard Pembridge, Jean Grailly and John Sully. Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon protected the baggage train. .
he French and Scottish army included: John "The Good" II King France, Philip "Bold" Valois-Burgundy II Duke Burgundy, Jean Bourbon I Count La Marche, Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas, John "sans Terre" Artois 1st Count Eu; all captured.
Guichard Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon and William Douglas 1st Earl Douglas fought. Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon was killed. .

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel.

On 02 May 1377 Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon died at Exeter.

After 1391. Memorial to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon in Exeter Cathedral.

Anne Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Elizabeth Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Thomas Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Monument to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon in the Courtenay Chantry Chapel. Note the de Bohun Swans on which her feet rest.

Hugh Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Margaret Courtenay Baroness Cobham was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Joan Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Katherine Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Humphrey Courtenay was born to Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon and Margaret Bohun Countess Devon.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 15 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay Baron Okehampton

Great GrandFather: John Courtenay Baron Okehampton

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Courtenay Baron Okehampton

Great x 3 GrandFather: Renaud Courtenay Baron Okehampton

Great x 3 GrandMother: Hawise Courcy

Great GrandMother: Isabel Vere Baroness Okehampton

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Vere 4th Earl Oxford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Vere 3rd Earl Oxford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Bolebec Countess Oxford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Hawise Quincy Countess Oxford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger Countess Winchester

GrandMother: Eleanor Despencer Baroness Okehampton Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Hugh Despencer 1st Baron Despencer

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Despencer

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Despencer

Great x 3 GrandMother: Recuara Harcourt

Great GrandMother: Aline Basset Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip Basset Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alan Basset

Great x 3 GrandMother: Aline Fitzrobert Great Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Hawise Reginar

Great x 3 GrandFather: Matthew Reginar

Mother: Agnes St John Countess Devon

GrandFather: John St John

Great GrandFather: Robert St John

Great GrandMother: Agnes Cantilupe

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Cantilupe

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Cantilupe Baron

GrandMother: Agnes Fitzpiers