Robert de Courtenay
- Born: Abt 1183, Okehampton, Devon, England
- Marriage: Mary de Reviers de Vernon
- Died: 26 Jul 1242, Iwerne, Dorset, England about age 59 141
- Buried: 1242, Ford Abbey, Devonshire, England 141
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 50:28, Mary de Vernon (or de Reviers). m. 1st, 1200, Sir Peter de Preaux of Chagford, Devon; m. 2nd, Sir Robert de Courtenay, d. 26 Jul 1242, feudal baron of Oakhampton.
138:26-27, Sir Robert de Courtenay, feudal baron of Oakhampton, sheriff of Devon 1216, b. abt 1183, died before 216 Jul 1242, was the son of Renaud de Courtenay and Hawise de Courcy, daughter of William de Courcy, by Maud d'Avrances, daughter of Robert d'Avrances, lord of Oakhampton, Devon.160
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 317, Chart 141
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• Background Information. 141
Robert de Courtenay, died 26 Jul 1242 at Iwerne, Dorset, and was buried at the Abbey of Ford. Robert was the son and heir of Renaud de Courtenay, of Sutton, Berks (1161), who lost his great possessions in France about 1150, the French King, Louis VII, seizing them and granting them in appanage to his own youngest brother, Pierre (ancestor of the French Courtenays). Renaud was brother and heir of Guillaume, son and heir of Miles, son and heir of Josselin, son and heir of Athon, Sire de Courtenay and Château-Renard at the commencement of the eleventh century.
~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, (Courtenay), p. 465, footnote (c)
Robert married Mary de Reviers de Vernon, daughter of William de Reviers and Mabel de Beaumont. (Mary de Reviers de Vernon was born about 1183 in Vernon, Eure, Normandy, France.)