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John Courtenay (abt. 1382 - bef. 1415)

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Sir John Courtenay
Born about in Powderham, Devon, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Castle,Powderham,Devon, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Powderham, Devon, Englandmap
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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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On 10 May 2017 at 15:31 GMT Jay Tyler wrote:

Courtenay-1033 and Courtenay-7 appear to represent the same person because: all items match. birthplace is abbreviated in one. merged.

On 10 May 2017 at 15:07 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Courtenay-7 and Courtenay-1033 are not ready to be merged because: postponed so that the proposed merges of duplicate profiles for his ancestors can be completed first.

On 10 May 2017 at 10:40 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

Courtenay-1033 and Courtenay-7 appear to represent the same person because: These 2 profiles represent the same person based on family relationships, please merge them.

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