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Eleanor le Despenser de Courtenay
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Birth: 1248
Ryhall
Rutland Unitary Authority
Rutland, England
Death: Oct. 1, 1328
Greater London, England

Daughter of Sir Hugh le Despenser and Alivia Basset, dtr of Philip. Sister of the Hugh le Despenser who was executed as a traitor by Roger de Mortimer and Queen Isabella.

Wife of Sir Hugh de Courtenay, son of Sir John de Courtenay and Lady Isabel de Vere. Mother of three sons and four daughters:
* Hugh de Courtenay, 9th Earl of Devon
* John Courtenay
* Philip Courtenay
* Isabel de Courtenay, wife of John de Saint John, 1st Lord St John of Basing
* Aveline de Courtenay
* Egeline de Courtenay
* Margaret de Courtenay

Eleanor's maritagium included the manors of Wooton and Dunstredon. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Le Despencer (1223 - 1265)
 
 Spouse:
  Hugh de Courtenay (1251 - 1292)
 
 Children:
  Hugh de Courtenay (1273 - 1340)*
  Egelina De Courtenay Scales (1282 - 1335)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Le Despenser De Ferrers (1248 - 1280)*
  Eleanor le Despenser de Courtenay (1248 - 1328)
  Hugh Despenser (1260 - 1326)*
  Hugh De Spenser (1261 - 1326)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cowick Priory
Exeter
City of Exeter
Devon, England
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55818091
 


- Celtic❈Rože
 Added: Mar. 18, 2017
My 23rd great grand aunt. You were remembered today.
- Kelshm
 Added: Jan. 25, 2017
Beloved Great grandparent you are not forgotten
- RFB Jenkins
 Added: Dec. 12, 2016
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