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Lady Elizabeth Courtenay Luttrell
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Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 1, 1493

Married James Luttrell in the chapel at Powderham Castle by the rector Thomas Froome, with a license issued Jan. 13, 1450 by Bishop Lacy.

The Archaeological Journal Published Under the Direction of the Council of the Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Encouragement and Prosecution of Researches into the Arts and the Monuments of the Early and Middle Ages, vol. 37, London, 1880, (sub 'Dunster and Its Lords', part II), p. 176:
Soon after he came of age, James Luttrell effected an entail of the castle and manor of Dunster, of the manors of Minehead, Carhampton, and Kilton, and of the hundred of Carhampton, with a view to his marriage with Elizabeth, daughter of his guardian, Sir Philip Courtenay, of Powderham. The wedding took place in the private oratory, or chapel of Powderham Castle, by special permission of Bishop Lacy, in 1450. Two of the shields sculptured over the western arch of the gatehouse at Dunster show the arms of Luttrell impaled with those of Courtenay. The first commemorates the marriage Andrew Luttrell with Lady Elizabeth Courtenay, who purchased Dunster from Lady Joan Mohun; the second commemorates the marriage of their great-grandson with another Elizabeth Courtenay, and heralds may notice that in the second instance the label on the Courtenay shield bears nine labels as a mark of cadency, the Courtenays of Powderham, being a younger branch of the family then represented by the Earl of Devon. 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Courtenay (1404 - 1463)
  Elizabeth Hungerford Courtenay (____ - 1476)
 
 Spouses:
  James Luttrell (1426 - 1461)*
  Humphrey Audley (1434 - 1471)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Audley Sydenham*
  Hugh Luttrell (____ - 1523)*
  John Audley (1468 - 1529)*
 
 Siblings:
  Philip Courtenay (____ - 1489)*
  Katherine Courtenay Huddesfield (____ - 1515)*
  Elizabeth Courtenay Luttrell (____ - 1493)
  William Courtenay (1428 - 1485)*
  Peter Courtenay (1432 - 1492)*
  Elizabeth Courtenay (1460 - 1509)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Orate queso pro ai'a dn'e Elizabeth Lutterell que obit primo die mensis Septembris anno dni m.c.c.c.c. nonagesio tertio. Hunc ate te petimus miserer. q's qui veisti redime p'ditos noli dampnare redemptos.
 
Note: Effigy on a flat alabaster stone before the high altar.
 
Burial:
Priory Churchyard of St. George
Dunster
West Somerset District
Somerset, England
 
Created by: Todd Whitesides
Record added: Nov 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101214238
Lady Elizabeth <i>Courtenay</i> Luttrell
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Lady Elizabeth <i>Courtenay</i> Luttrell
Added by: Todd Whitesides
 
Lady Elizabeth <i>Courtenay</i> Luttrell
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- Todd Whitesides
 Added: Mar. 30, 2017

- Todd Whitesides
 Added: Jan. 7, 2017
RIP my 15th great grandmother.
- A Subbarao
 Added: Dec. 2, 2016
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