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Sir William De Bohun
Birth: 1312
Northamptonshire, England
Death: Sep. 16, 1360
London
Greater London, England

William de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, was a major military figure during the Hundred Years War. He commanded one of the three divisons under King Edward III at the battle of Crecy in 1346, and was later created a Knight of the Garter. William de Bohun was born circa 1312 as one of twin sons (Edward & William) to Humphrey de Bohun VII, 4th Earl of Hereford & Essex, and his wife Elizabeth Plantagenet the daughter of King Edward I and Eleanor of Castile. William de Bohun married Elizabeth Badlesmere, daughter of Bartholomew Badlesmere, in 1335. Children of William de Bohun and Elizabeth Badlesmere were: Humphrey de Bohun IX who married Joan Fitz-Alan, and Elizabeth de Bohun who married Richard Fitz-Alan, Earl of Arundel. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Humphrey de Bohun (1276 - 1322)
  Elizabeth Plantagenet (1282 - 1316)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Badlesmere de Bohun (1313 - 1356)*
 
 Children:
  Humphrey de Bohun (1341 - 1373)*
  Elizabeth de Bohun FitzAlan (1350 - 1385)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary de Bohun*
  Humphrey de Bohun*
  Margaret De Bohun (1302 - 1304)*
  Eleanor de Bohun (1304 - 1363)*
  John de Bohun (1306 - 1336)*
  Humphrey De Bohun (1309 - 1361)*
  Margaret de Bohun Courtenay (1311 - 1391)*
  William De Bohun (1312 - 1360)
  Isabel de Bohun (1316 - 1316)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Church and burial yard destroyed in the Great Fire of London 1666. No markers predating 1660 remain. This church is AKA St. Ann's Black Friars.
 
Burial:
Walden Abbey
Saffron Walden
Uttlesford District
Essex, England
 
Created by: Bruce Morrison
Record added: Aug 15, 2007
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Sir William De Bohun
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