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. [3, 4]
    Born 1276  Pleshey Castle, Pleshey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 7, 8
    Offices Held say 1300  [5
    Will 1319  [2
    Died 16 Mar 1321  Boroughbridge, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Buried Dominican Priory, York, Yorkshire, England (location not found) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2881  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 25 Mar 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, 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)  [2, 3, 5
    Married 14 Nov 1302  Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 7, 10
    Children 
     1. Margaret de Bohun,   b. Sep 1303, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1306  (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. 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)
     4. Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, Lord High Constable,   b. 1307, 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 54 years)
     5. 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)
    +6. 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)
     7. Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormond,   b. Abt 1310,   d. 7 Oct 1363, Vachery Manor, Cranleigh, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
    +8. 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)
     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 4 Mar 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 MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1302 - Westminster Abbey, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1321 - Boroughbridge, York, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [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).

    3. [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).

    4. [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).

    5. [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).

    6. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

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

    8. [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).

    9. [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).

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



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