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Hugh de Courtenay
Birth: Jul. 12, 1303
Death: May 2, 1377

English Aristocracy. Born the son of Sir Hugh de Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon and Agnes de St. John. He married Margaret de Bohun in August 1325 and with her had ten children. He was invested as a Knight Banneret in 1327. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Courtenay in April 1337 during his father's lifetime. In 1339 he repulsed a French raid on Cornwall, and succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Devon the following year. He held the office of Joint Warden of Devon and Cornwall in 1352 and the office of Chief Warden of Devon in 1373. He died four years later at age 73. (bio by: Iola) 
Family links: 
  Hugh de Courtenay (1273 - 1340)
  Margaret de Bohun Courtenay (1311 - 1391)
  Margaret de Courtney Cobham (____ - 1395)*
  Hugh de Courtenay (____ - 1349)*
  Philip Courtenay (____ - 1406)*
  Elizabeth Courtenay Luttrell (____ - 1395)*
  Edward Courtenay (1329 - 1372)*
  Peter Courtenay (1342 - 1405)*
  William Courteney (1342 - 1396)*
  Hugh de Courtenay (1303 - 1377)
  Thomas De Courtenay (1311 - 1356)*
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Exeter Cathedral
City of Exeter
Devon, England
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R.I.P. 15th GGF.
- David Livingston
 Added: Sep. 5, 2016
In honor of my 19th great grandfather.
- Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
 Added: Aug. 14, 2016

- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Aug. 2, 2016
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