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Thursday, May 27, 2010

950654 Courtenay-Carminow

950654. Sir Hugh Courtenay & 950655. Margaret Carminow

By 1422, Hugh born in England, s/o 1901308. Hugh Courtenay & 1901309. Maud de Beaumont.

1422, Margaret born in England, coheir & d/o 1901394. Thomas Carminow & 1901395. Joan Hill.

Hugh of Boconnock, co. Cornwall.

Hugh, M.P. for Cornwall.

1441-2, “…Hugh Courtenay, son and heir of Hugh Courtenay, knight, to Matilda, late the wife of the latter, of their hostel in Exeter, which they had of the said Sir Hugh, for her life …” (S) UKNA.

1442, Margaret age 20.

11/1449, two Fowey ships owned by John Trevelyan, Thomas Tregarthen, Nicholas Carminow and Sir Hugh Courtenay seized a big Spanish vessel. All were influential merchants and land-owners.

7/4/1452, “Bond for arbitration. Hugh Courtenay de Boconnok, knight = (1). John Arundell de Lanhern, esquire = (2). Bond of (1) to (2) in £1,000, to be paid at Michaelmas next.” (S) UKNA.

1454-5, “…v. Sir Hugh Courtenay, knt.: Carrying off of petitioner's servant and horses with goods between Oakhampton and Honiton.: Devon.” (S) UKNA.

1457, Hugh took part in the private war of the Earl of Devon against William Bonville.

1460-65, “…v. Hugh Courtenay, knt., owner of the carvell Peter Courtney.: Seizure of salt, canvas, and lampreys at sea upon the hulk Christopher, of Bergen …” (S) UKNA.

1463-67, “…merchants, of Bristol. v. Hugh Courtenay, knt.: Thirty pipes of woad (wode) seized in a ship of Bordeaux by defendant, and brought into Topsham.” (S) UKNA.

3/20/1465, “Letter of attorney 1 Henry Bodrugan, esq. … 2 John Trenowyth … 2 to deliver seisin to Thos. Tregarthen sen. and Joan his wife of manor of Trethek with … Witnesses: Nicholas Aysshetone, Walter Moyle, judge of Kings Bench; Hugh Courtenay, kt., …”. (S) UKNA.

1467, Hugh age 40.

11/19/1470, “Commission to Hugh Courtenay, knight, to enquire touching goods of a Spanish merchant seized by men of Fowey.” (S) UKNA.

4/1471, Hugh joined Queen Margaret at Exeter, King Henry VI being held prisoner.

4/27/1471, Hugh declared a rebel by King Edward IV.

5/4/1471, Hugh captured at the battle of Tewkesbury; beheaded 2 days later.

(S) Wadham College, Oxford, Jackson, 1893. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P239. (S) Visitation of Cornwall in 1620.

Child of Hugh and Margaret:

i. Sir Edward Courtenay, born ? in England.
Edward married Elizabeth, d/o 475346. Sir Philip Courtney.
1485, Edward created Earl of Devon by Henry VII after the battle of Bosworth.
1509, Edward died.

ii. Isabel Courtenay, born ? in England.
Isabel married William Mohun.

iii. Maud Courtenay, born ? in England.
Maud married John Arundel.

iv. Elizabeth Courtenay (475327), born ~1450 in England.

v. Florence Courtenay, born ? in England.
Florence married John Trelawney.