Earl Edward Courtenay DEVON
- Born: Abt 1451, Boconnock, Cornwall, England
- Died: 28 May 1509
Another name for Edward was DEVON Earl.
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Earl of DEVON.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol III, p197, Courtenay: "Name of an old English family, Earls of Devon, whose first known ancestor, Athon, wasLord of Courtenay in Gatinais, France, Abt 1010. A branch flourished in England from the mid-12th century, and its claim to the Earldom of Devon, recognized in 1335, stemmed from the marriage of Robert de Courtenay (Died 1242) with Maryde Redvers, daughter of William, Earl of Devon. The main line was extinguished in the Wars of the Roses, but a member of a subsidiary branch, supporting the Tudors, was granted the Earldom in 1485..."
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Edward married Countess Elizabeth DEVON.