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John Courtenay (1382 - bef. 1415)

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Sir John Courtenay
Born in Powderham, Devon, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Castle,Powderham,Devon, Englandmap
Died before [location unknown]
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John Courtenay is a member of royalty, nobility or aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Father Sir Philip Courtenay, Lord Lieut. of Ireland, Admiral of the Western Fleet[1] b. c 1355, d. 29 Jul 1406

Mother Anne Wake[2] b. c 1354, d. a 30 Mar 1404

Sir John Courtenay was born circa 1382 at of Powderham, Devonshire, England.[3]

He married Joan Champernoun, daughter of Sir Richard Champernoun, Sheriff of Devonshire and Alice de Astley, circa 1403; They had 2 sons (Sir Philip; & Sir Humphrey).[4]

Sir John Courtenay died before 1415.[5]


  • Joan Champernoun b. c 1376, d. 1419


  • Sir Philip
  • Sir Humphrey


  1. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 28.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 400.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 257.
  4. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 411
  5. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 29.
  • Hadley, Chalmers. Notes on the Quaker family of Hadley (Denver, Colo.: Press of Carson-Harper, 1916) Includes bibliographical references.
  • Pedigree Resource File CD 49 (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  • Ancestral File(R) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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