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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 
    Born 1276  Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13
    General Information 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
    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 —  Blackfriars Abbey Church (defunct), York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I2881  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2021 

    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) 
    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 10 children 
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2021 
    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 - — - 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).

    2. [S1444] Cokayne, George E. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland Volume V (L-M), (London: The St. Catherine Press, 1926).

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

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

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

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

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

    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).

    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).

    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).

    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).

    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).

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

    14. [S304] Wikipedia, Elizabeth of Rhuddlan.