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"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2001.

Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons Smith , p. 229-230

Jocelin de Courtenay

Jocelin de Courtenay , d. 1065; m. Isabel de Montlhéy , daughter of Guy de Montlhéy .   Jocelin & Isabel (de Montlhéy) de Courtenay had a son:

Miles Sire of Courtenay

Miles Sire of  Courtenay, son of Jocelin & Isabel (de Montlhéy) de Courtenay , d. 1127; m. Ermengarde de Nevers , daughter of Renaud II & Ida .  Miles & Ermengarde (de Nevers) de Courtenay had a son:

Renaud (or Reginald) de Courtenay

Renaud de Courtenay , son of Miles & Ermengarde (de Nevers) de Courtenay , m. a sister of Guy du Donjon .  Renaud de Courtenay was of Sutton, Berks.  In 1161 he lost his lands in France .  Renaud & (unknown du Donjon) de Courtenay had a son:

Reginald de Courtenay

Reginald de Courtenay , son of Renaud & (unknown du Donjon) de Courtenay, d. 27 Sept 1194; m1st - unknown; m2nd to Hawise de Abrincis , daughter of Sir Robert de Abrincis , d. 31 Jul 1219.  Reginald de Courtenay was a Crusader in 1147.  Reginald & Hawise (de Abrincis) de Courtenay had a son:

Sir Robert de Courtenay

Sir Robert de Courtenay , son of Reginald & Hawise (de Abrincis) de Courtenay , d. ca. 27 Jul 1242; m. Mary  de Vernon , daughter of William & Maud (de Beaumont) de Vernon .  Sir Robert de Courtenay was the Baron of Oakhampton.  Sir Robert & Mary (de Vernon) de Courtenay had a son:

Sir John de Courtenay

Sir John de Courtenay , son of Sir Robert & Mary (de Vernon) de Courtenay ; d. 3 May 1274; m. Isabel de Vere , daughter of  Hugh & Hawise (de Quincy) de Vere .  Sir John de Courtenay was the Baron of Oakhampton.   Sir John      & Isabel (de Vere) de Courtenay had a son:

Sir Hugh de Courtenay

Sir Hugh de Courtenay , son of Sir Hugh & Isabel (de Vere) de Courtenay ; d. 28 Feb 1291/92; m. Eleanor (or Allenor) Despenser , daughter of  Sir Hugh le Despenser & Aline Basset [i], d. 1 Oct 1328; m2nd to Agnes, daughter of Sir John St. John, Knight . 

Sir Hugh de Courtenay was the Baron of Oakhampton.  Sir Hugh de Courtenay was granted the Coat-of-Arms described as:  or, in chief three torteaux, alable azure.[ii]

Sir Hugh de Courtenay & Eleanor le Despenser had a son:

Sir Hugh de Courtenay

Sir Hugh de Courtenay , son of Sir Hugh de Courtenay & Eleanor le Despenser , d. 23 Dec 1340; m. Agnes de St. John , daughter of Sir John de St. John & Alice , d. 1345.  Hugh de Courtenay was the 9th Earl of Devon.  Hugh de Courtneay & Agnes de St. John had:

Sir Hugh de Courtenay , K.G.

Sir Hugh de Courtenay , K.G. , son of Sir Hugh & Agnes (St. John) de Courtenay , b. 12 Jul 1303, Okehampton, Devonshire, England; d. 2 May 1377; buried Exeter Cathedral; m. 11 Aug 1325 to Margaret de Bohun , daughter of  Humphrey & Elizabeth (Plantagenet) de Bohun , b. 3 Apr 1311, Hereforshire, England; d. 16 Dec 1391; buried Exeter Cathedral.

Hugh de Courtenay was the 2nd Earl of Devon and a Founder-Knight of the Garter.  He was knighted at the capitulation of Calais 1348.  He was granted a Coat-of-Arms described as: bore, or, three torteaux, a label (5) azure, on each pendant a fleur-de-lis argent.[iii]

Hugh & Margaret (De Bohun) De Courtenay had six (6) children: 

a)      Elizabeth De Courtenay , b. aft. 1325, Exeter , Devonshire , England ; m. 1359 to Sir Andrew Luttrell
b)     
Margaret De Courtenay
, b. ca. 1326 Exeter Devonshire, England ; m. John De Cobam , Baron Cobam.
c)      
Hugh De Courtenay
, b. 22 Mar 1326/27, Exeter , Devonshire , England ; m. Elizabeth De Vere
d)     
Sir Edward De Courtenay
, b. ca. 1329, Haccombe, Devonshire , England; m. Emmeline Dauney , daughter of Sir John Dauney, Knt
e)     
Catherine De Courtenay
, b. ca. 1340, Exeter , Devonshire , England ; m. Thomas Rogers , b. ca. 1435, Kent , England .
f)       
Sir Philip De Courtenay
, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland ; m. Anne.

Lady Elizabeth De Courtenay

a) Lady Elizabeth De Courtenay , daughter of Hugh & Margaret (De Bohun) De Courtenay, b. aft. 1325, Exeter , Devonshire , England ; d. 7 Aug 1395; bur. The Benedictine Church of St. Nicholas at Exeter; m. 1359 to Sir Andrew Luttrell of Chilton, Devon Co., d. ca. 1378-1381.

Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol. 1"  © 1996, Judy Parsons Smith , For Further Information See Luttrell, Vol. 1, page 101

Catherine De Courtenay

e) Catherine De Courtenay , daughter of Hugh & Margaret (De Bohun) De Courtenay, b. ca. 1340, Exeter, Devonshire, England; m. Thomas Rogers , b. ca. 1435, Kent, England.  Thomas & Catherine (De Courtenay) Rogers had two (2) children:

i)        George Rogers , b. ca. 1484
ii)      
John Rogers
 I , b. ca. 1486; m. ca. 1505 to Margary Wyatt , b. ca. 1480, Abington Castle , Abington , Kent , England .  John Rogers I translated the Bible into English.

Edward Courtenay

d)  Edward Courtenay , son of Hugh & Margaret (De Bohun) De Courtenay m. to Emmeline Dawnay , daughter of Sir John Dauney, Knt .  Edward & Emmeline (Dawnay) Courtenay had:

d1)          Hugh Courtenay , b. ca. 1360, Haccombe, Devonshire , England ; d. 5 Mar 1425; bur.  Effigy In Church, Haccombe, Devonshire , England

John Rogers , I

ii)  John Rogers , I , son of Thomas & Catherine (De Courtenay) Rogers, b. ca. 1486; m. ca. 1505 to Margary Wyatt , b. ca. 1480, Abington Castle , Abington , Kent , England .  John Rogers I translated the Bible into English.  John & Margary (Wyatt) Rogers had a (1) son:

·         John Rogers  I I , b. ca. 1506; m. ca. 1536 to Adraina Pratt.  John & Adraina (Pratt) Rogers II had two (2) sons:

à         John Rogers  I I I , b. ca. 1540
à        
Bernard Rogers
, b. ca. 1543

Hugh Courtenay

d1)  Hugh Courtenay , son of Edward & Emmeline (Dawnay) Courtenay, b. ca. 1360, Haccombe, Devonshire, England; d. 5 Mar 1425; bur.  Effigy In Church, Haccombe, Devonshire, England; m. ca. 1380 to Maud Beaumont , daughter of John & Eleanor (Plantagenet) De Beaumont , b. ca. 1356, Sherrill, Devonshire, England; d. 3 Jul 1467.  Hugh & Maud ( Beaumont ) Courtenay had:

(1)          Margaret Courtenay , b. ca. 1419, Haccombe, Devonshire , England
(2)         
Edward Courtenay , b. 1417, Haccombe, Devonshire , England ; d. bef. 1468.
(3)         
Hugh Courtenay , b. 1427, Basenthorpe, Cornwall, England; d. 4 May 1471, Battle, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England; bur. Effigy On Tomb, Ashwater, , England.
(4)         
Margaret Courtenay , b. ca. 1381, Cornwall , England .

Hugh Courtenay

(3)  Hugh Courtenay , son of Hugh & Maud (Beaumont) Courtenay, b. 1427, Basenthorpe, Cornwall, England; d. 4 May 1471, Battle, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England; bur. Effigy On Tomb, Ashwater, , England; m. ca. 1448, Boconnoc, Cornwall, England to Margaret Carminow , daughter of Thomas & Jane (Hill) Carminow , b. 1422, Trenowyth, Cornwall, England.  Hugh & Margaret (Carminow) Courtenay  had:

·         Isabell Courtenay, b. ca. 1443, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England .
·        
Florence Courtenay , b. ca. 1446, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England .
·        
Walter Courtenay , b. ca. 1452, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England ; d. unmarried.
·        
John Courtenay , b. ca. 1452, Bottreux, Cornwall , England ; d. bef. 3 Jul 1509.
·        
Elizabeth Courtenay , b. ca. 1447, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England ..
·        
Matilda (Maud) Courtenay , b. c.a. 1445, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England.; d. aft. 1531.
·        
Edward Courtenay , b. ca. 1451, Boconnoc, Cornwall , England.; d. 28 May 1509, bur. Chapel, Tiverton, Devonshire , England .


[i] “The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215”, by Frederick Lewis Weis, Th.D., p. 91
[ii] “The Dictionary of Heraldry, Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees”, by Joseph Foster, p. 56
[iii]
“The Dictionary of Heraldry, Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees”, by Joseph Foster, p. 56