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Humphrey de Bohun VIII, Earl of Hereford and Essex

Humphrey de Bohun VIII, Earl of Hereford and Essex

Male 1276 - 1321  (45 years)

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  • Name Humphrey de Bohun VIII 
    • He was the 8th Earl of Hereford and the 9th Earl of Essex. Other sources list him as the 4th Earl of Hereford. [6, 7, 9, 10, 13]
    Born 1276  Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13
    Title(s) 1298  [13
    Military 1300  Caerlaverock Castle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Offices Held say 1300  [1, 6, 12
    Land/House 1302  [7
    Military Jun 1313  [1
    Military From 23 June 1314 to 24 Jun 1314  [13
    Will 1319  [8
    Died 16 Mar 1321  Boroughbridge, Yorkshiure, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13
    Buried After 16 Mar 1321  Blackfriars Abbey Church (defunct), York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Web References 2019 
    Person ID I2881  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 

    Father Humphrey de Bohun VII, Earl of Hereford and Essex,   b. 1249,   d. 31 Dec 1298, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Maud de Fiennes,   d. 6 Nov 1298, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1275 
    Family ID F2267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, Countess of Hereford,   b. 7 Aug 1282, Rhuddlan Castle, Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1316, Quendon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Married 14 Nov 1302  Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Age at Marriage He was 26 years - She was 20 years 
    Children 
     1. Margaret de Bohun,   b. 1302, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1304  (Age 2 years)
     2. Humphrey de Bohun,   b. 10 Sep 1304, Knaresborough Castle, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 8 Nov 1304, Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormond,   b. 17 Oct 1304,   d. 7 Oct 1363, Vachery Manor, Cranleigh, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. John de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex,   b. 23 Nov 1305, Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1335, Kirkby Thore, Westmorelandshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     5. Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, Lord High Constable,   b. Between 1309 and 1311, Lochmaben Castle, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1361, Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
    +6. Margaret de Bohun, Countess of Devon,   b. 3 Apr 1311, Caldecote, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1391  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Sir William de Bohun, KG, Earl of Northampton,   b. Abt 1309, Caldicot Castle, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1360  (Age ~ 51 years)
     8. Sir Edward de Bohun of Annandale,   b. Abt 1309, Caldicot Castle, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 8 Nov 1334, Annandale, Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     9. Eneas de Bohun,   b. Abt 1313,   d. 29 Sep 1331, Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Cambrdgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     10. Isabella de Bohun,   b. 5 May 1316, Quendon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1316 to 30 May 1316, Quendon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1276 - Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1300 - Caerlaverock Castle, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1302 - Westminster Abbey, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1321 - Boroughbridge, Yorkshiure, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 16 Mar 1321 - Blackfriars Abbey Church (defunct), York, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Arms of Bohun
    Arms of Bohun
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Burke, Bernard. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire , (London: Harrision, 1866), Secondary Source.

    2. [S1444] Cokayne, George E. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the UK, Extant, Extinct or Dormant volume V, (London: The St. Catherine Press, 1926), Secondary Source.

    3. [S278] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, (web: http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html), Tertiary Source.

    4. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975), Secondary Source.

    5. [S1704] Johnson, Samuel W. History and Genealogy of the Johnson Family, from Charlemagne to the Present Time, (Denver, Colorado: Big Mountain Press, 1956), Secondary Source.

    6. [S1569] Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage web site, (Wellington, New Zealand: http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm, 2019), Tertiary Source.

    7. [S1460] Norr, Vernon M. Some Early English Pedigrees , (Washington DC: by author, 1968), Tertiary Source.

    8. [S1876] Reading, Michael Andrews. "The Will of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford & Essex, 1319", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 6, 2014), Secondary Source.

    9. [S1875] Verity, Brad. "The Children of Elizabeth, Countess of Hereford, Daughter of Edward I of England", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 6, 2014), Secondary Source.

    10. [S1922] Verity, Brad. "Descendants to the Third Generation of Eleanor, Countess of Ormond (c.1310-1363)", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Volume 8, 2016), Secondary Source.

    11. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941), Tertiary Source.

    12. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    13. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford

    14. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Elizabeth of Rhuddlan