Sir William DeBohun

Sir William DeBohun

Birth
Northamptonshire, England
Death
16 Sep 1360 (aged 47–48)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England Add to Map
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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.
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.

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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.