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Sir William De Bohun
Birth: 1312
Northamptonshire, England
Death: Sep. 16, 1360
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: 
  Humphrey de Bohun (1276 - 1322)
  Elizabeth Plantagenet (1282 - 1316)
  Elizabeth Badlesmere de Bohun (1313 - 1356)*
  Humphrey de Bohun (1341 - 1373)*
  Elizabeth de Bohun FitzAlan (1350 - 1385)*
  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
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.
Walden Abbey
Saffron Walden
Uttlesford District
Essex, England
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Record added: Aug 15, 2007
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