Biography of Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458

Timeline

Before 1414 Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 (25) and Anne Talbot Countess Devon 1393-1441 (21) were married

In 1414 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 was born to Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 (25) and Anne Talbot Countess Devon 1393-1441 (21)

Around 1420 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (5) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (11) were married

On 16 Jun 1422 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (7) succeeded 13th Earl Devon (2C Courtenay). Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (13) by marriage as Countess Devon (2C Courtenay).

On 16 Jun 1422 Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 (33) died

On 19 May 1426 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (11) was knighted

French Coronation of Henry VI

On 16 Dec 1431 Henry VI (10) was crowned II King France: Lancaster at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. A somewhat futile exercise; the last gasps of the Hundred Years War. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 was appointed Carver. Thomas Harrington 1400-1460, Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 and his son Thomas (17) attended.

In 1432 Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon 1432-1461 was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (17) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (23)

In 1435 John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (20) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (26) at Okehampton, Devon

On 16 Jan 1441 Anne Talbot Countess Devon 1393-1441 (48) died

In 1449 Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449 (40) died

Around 1453 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (38) was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

Battle of Clyst Heath

On 15 Dec 1455 the Courtenay family, Earls of Devon since 1355, and Bonville family resolved their differences at the Battle of Clyst Heath. Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (41) defeated William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461 (63).

In 1458 Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (43) died at Abingdon Abbey, Abingdon, Berkshire. He was buried at Courtenay Chantry Chapel, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon.

Maud Courtenay was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Elizabeth Courtenay was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Joan Courtenay was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Henry Courtenay -1469 was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Anne Courtenay was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Eleanor Courtenay was born to Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 and Margaret Beaufort Countess Devon 1409-1449

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Courtenay

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of David I King Scotland 1084-1153

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

Ancestry

Father: Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon 1357-1419 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Edward Courtenay 1331-1372 Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes St John Countess Devon 1275-1345

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Bohun Countess Devon 1311-1391 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322

Great x 3 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316 Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Maud Camoys Countess Devon

Mother: Anne Talbot Countess Devon 1393-1441 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Richard Talbot 7th Baron Strange Blackmere, 4th Baron Talbot 1361-1396 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 3rd Baron Talbot 1332-1386 Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Talbot 2nd Baron Talbot 1305-1356 Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 1276-1346 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Botiler Baroness Talbot 1278-1340

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Comyn Baroness Talbot Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Comyn 3rd Lord Baddenoch 1269-1305 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Valence Lady Baddenoch

Great GrandMother: Petronella Butler 1322-1346 Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde 1305-1338

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Butler 1st Earl Carrick 1268-1321

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Countess Ormonde 1304-1363 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322

Great x 3 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland 1282-1316 Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Ankaret Strange 7th Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot 1361-1413 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandFather: John Strange 4th Baron Strange Blackmere 1332-1361 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere 1306-1349 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Fulk Strange 1st Baron Strange Blackmere 1267-1324

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Giffard Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 2 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler Baroness Strange Blackmere 1309-1361

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Boteler 1st Baron Wem and Oversley 1274-1335

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ela Herdeburgh Baroness Wem and Oversley

Great GrandMother: Mary Fitzalan Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Vere