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Humphrey de Bohun Earl Of Hereford
Elizabeth Plantagenęt of Lancaster
Bartholomew de Badlesmere 1st Lord of Badlesmere
Margaret de Clare
Sir William de Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton
Elizabeth de Badlesmere

Sir Humphrey de Bohun Knight of the Gater, Earl of Hereford


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Joan Fitz Alan

Sir Humphrey de Bohun Knight of the Gater, Earl of Hereford

  • Born: 25 Mar 1342, Huntington Castle, Kinton, Herefordshire, England 526,1231
  • Marriage: Joan Fitz Alan 526,1231
  • Died: 16 Jan 1373, England at age 30 526,1231

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• Background Information. 688
Sir Humphrey de Bohun was the son and heir of William de Bohun, earl of Northhampton, and the nephew and heir of Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and earl of Essex. By the death of his father in 1369 and his uncle in 1361, he succeeded to all three earldoms as well as the office of hereditary constable. Earl Humphrey served the King as ambassador in many important matters, and in 1365, was created Knight of the Garter. He married Joan, daughter of Richard Fitz Alan , earl of Arudel, and died without male issue in January 1372/3 at the age of 31, when all his honours reverted to the Crown.

~Stall Plates of Knights of the Order of the Garter, 1348-1485, plate XL

• Background Information. 402
Humphrey de Bohun IX, K.G., born 25 Mar 1342, died 15 Jan 1372/3, son of Sir William de Bohun and Elizabeth Badlesmere, married after 9 Sep 1359, Joan Fitz Alan (died 7 Apr 1419), daughter of Richard Fitz Alan, Earl of Arundel, and Eleanor Plantagenęt, daughter of Henry Plantagenęt, Earl of Lancaster (son of Edmund, Earl of Lancaster, son of Henry III) and Henry's wife Maud de Chaworth. Sir Humphrey de Bohun and Joan Fitz Alan were the parents of Alianore de Bohun who married Thomas Plantagenęt, K.G., son of King Edward III. Alianore de Bohun and her husband Thomas of Woodstock were the parents of Ann, Countess of Buckingham who married, as her 2nd husband, Sir William Bourchier. Anne and Sir William Bourchier were the parent of Sir John Bourchier, K.G., Lord Berners, husband of Margery Buerners, daughter of Sir Richard Berner and Philippa, daughter of Sir Edward Dayngruge.

~Weis's Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 18:6-10

Humphrey married Joan Fitz Alan, daughter of Sir Richard Fitz Alan Earl of Arundel, Earl of Surrey and Eleanor Plantagenęt of Lancaster 526.,1231 (Joan Fitz Alan was born in Arundel, Sussex, England, died on 7 Apr 1419 in Essex, England and was buried in 1419 in Waldon Abbey, Saffron Walden, Essex, England.)


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