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 Hugh de Courtenay

Hugh de Courtenay

Birth
Okehampton, West Devon Borough, Devon, England
Death 2 May 1377 (aged 73)
Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Burial Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Memorial ID 8867 · View Source
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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.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh de Courtenay (12 Jul 1303–2 May 1377), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8867, citing Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .