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William Courtenay (1428 - 1485)

William Courtenay
Born in Powderham Castle, Devon, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1444 in Powderham, Devon, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Powderham, Devon, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jan 2017 | Last significant change: 24 Nov 2021
01:55: Charlene Newport removed William Courtenay (1428-1485) as father of Joan (Courtenay) Carew (abt.1480-1546). [Thank Charlene for this]
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William COURTENAY [1]was born in 1428, Of Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devonshire, England. Death Date: SEP 1485, and Burial: Powderham, Devonshire, England[2]

LDS Endowment: 23 FEB 1937[3]


Marriage: Date: ABT 1450, Of, Chewton, Somersetshire, England[4]

Sir William Courtenay, of Powderham Castle, married Margaret, daughter of William Bonville. [5]


  1. William Courtenay
  2. Joan Courtenay
  3. Edward Courtenay
  4. Catherine Courtenay
  5. Philip Courtenay
  6. James Courtenay
  7. Margaret (Joan) Courtenay
  8. Elizabeth Courtenay


  1. WikiTree profile Courtenay-372 created through the import of FAMILY 6162011.GED on Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson.
  2. Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Abbreviation: Pedigree Resource File CD 49 Publication: (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  3. Ancestral File (TM) Abbreviation: Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998
  4. hofundssonAnces.ged Abbreviation: hofundssonAnces.ged
  5. Burke, John. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage, Baronetage of the British Empire, Tenth Ed. (Henry Colburn, London, 1848) p. 301.

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So is it Courtney or Courtenay ?
posted by Robert Wood
Courtenay. A genealogical history of the noble and illustrious family of Courtenay : In three parts. The first giveth an account, Of the Counts of Edessa, of that family. The second, Of that branch is in France. The third, Of that branch is in England. By Cleaveland, Ezra. Publication date 1735.
posted by Clare Bromley III
Courtney-608 and Courtenay-83 appear to represent the same person because: Same bride, name, birthdays.

Thx to Renee Malloy

posted by Brent Bowen

Rejected matches › Philip Courtenay (1404-1463)

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