Sir Edward Courtenay

about 1331–1372 (Age 41)
Haccombe, Devon, England

The Life of Edward

When Sir Edward Courtenay was born about 1331, in Haccombe, Devon, England, his father, Sir Hugh de Courtenay 2nd Earl of Devon, was 28 and his mother, Margaret de Bohun Countess of Devon, was 20. He married Emeline Dawney about 1350, in England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1372, in Devon, England, at the age of 41, and was buried in Sheviock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sir Edward Courtenay
Emeline Dawney
Marriage: about 1350
Edward Courtenay
Sir Hugh Courtenay 11th Earl of Devon

Spouse and Children

about 1350


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (1)

1337 · The Hundred Years' War

Age 6

The Hundred Years' War between France and England was largely due to the question of legitimate succession to the French crown.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Courtney .

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Courtenay, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Inquisitions Post Mortem (IPMs) for Elizabeth wife of John de Veer, knight
  • Inquisitions Post Mortem (IPMs) for Peter Courtenay, knight

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