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Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, b. 25 March 1341, d. 16 January 1373

Father: William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton, b. ca. 1312, d. 16 September 1360
Mother: Elizabeth de Badlesmere, b. 1313, m. Edmund Mortimer, 27 July 1316 in Kinlet, Shropshire, England, d. 8 June 1356
Spouse: Joan fitzAlan
Father: Richard fitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, b. 1306 or 1313, m. Isabel le Despenser, 9 February 1321, annulled December 1344, d. 24 January 1376 in Sussex, England, bur. in Lewes Priory, Lewes, Sussex, England
Mother: Eleanor of Lancaster, b. 11 September 1318, m. John de Beaumont, 2nd Baron Beaumont, 6 November 1330, d. 11 January 1372 in Arundel, Sussex, England, bur. Lewes Priory, Lewes, Sussex, England
Married

Children:

  1. Eleanor de Bohun, b. ca. 1366, m. Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1376, d. 3 October 1399 in Barking Abbey, bur. Westminster Abbey, London, England
  2. Mary de Bohun, b. ca. 1368, m. Henry IV Bolingbroke, King of England, 27 July 1380 in Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, England

William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton, b. ca. 1310/12, d. 16 September 1360

Father: Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1276 in Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, d. 16 March 1322 at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, England, cause of death was the Battle of Boroughbridge
Mother: Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, b. 7 August 1282 in Rhuddlan Castle, Denbighshire, Wales, m. John I, Count of Holland, 8 January 1297, d. 5 May 1316 in Quendon, Essex, England
William's coat of arms was "Azure between 6 lions rampant or 3 and 3, a bend argent cotised of the 2nd, charged with 3 pierced mullets gules". It is largely the same as the one on this page, the "pierced mullets gules" being red stars with a circle removed in the middle.
Spouse: Elizabeth de Badlesmere, b. 1313, m. Edmund Mortimer, 27 July 1316 in Kinlet, Shropshire, England, d. 8 June 1356
Father: Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere, b. 18 August 1275, d. 14 April 1322 in Blean, Canterbury, England, cause of death was execution
Mother: Margaret de Clare (2), b. ca. 1 April 1287, m. Gilbert de Umfraville, bef. 1303, d. 22 October 1333/3 January 1334
Married 1335

Children:

  1. Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, b. 25 March 1341, m. Joan fitzAlan, 9 September 1359, d. 16 January 1373
  2. Elizabeth de Bohun, b. ca. 1350, m. Richard fitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, ca. 27 September 1359, d. 3 April 1385, bur. Lewes, Sussex, England

Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1276 in Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, d. 16 March 1322 at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, England, cause of death was the Battle of Boroughbridge

Father: Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1249, d. 31 December 1298 at Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, bur. at Walden Priory, Essex, England
Mother: Maud de Fiennes
Humphrey's coat of arms was "azure, a bend argent cotised or between six lions rampant or", as seen to the left of this page (or at the top if you are on a tablet, but not at all on a phone). His death at the Battle of Boroughbridge was particularly brutal as described by Ian Mortimer: "[The 4th Earl of] Hereford led the fight on the bridge, but he and his men were caught in the arrow fire. Then one of de Harclay's pikemen, concealed beneath the bridge, thrust upwards between the planks and skewered the Earl of Hereford through the anus, twisting the head of the iron pike into his intestines. His dying screams turned the advance into a panic".
Spouse: Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, b. 7 August 1282 in Rhuddlan Castle, Denbighshire, Wales, m. John I, Count of Holland, 8 January 1297, d. 5 May 1316 in Quendon, Essex, England, cause of death was childbirth, bur. in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
Father: Edward I "Longshanks", King of England, b. 17 June 1239 in Westminster, Middlesex, England, d. 7 July 1307 in Burgh on Sands, Carlisle, England, He became King of England, 20 November 1272 in Palestine, He was crowned King of England, 19 August 1274 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
Mother: Eleanor of Castile, b. 1244 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 24 November 1290 in Lincolnshire, England, buried 16 December 1290 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
Married 14 November 1302 in Westminster Abbey, London, England.

Children:

  1. Hugh de Bohun, probably just a copyist's error for "Humphrey"
  2. Eleanor de Bohun, b. 17 October 1304, m. James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde, m. Thomas Dagworth, 1st Baron Dagworth, d. 1363
  3. Humphrey de Bohun, died in infancy, buried with Mary (Margaret)
  4. Mary (Margaret) de Bohun, died in infancy, buried with Humphrey
  5. John de Bohun, 5th Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1307, d. 1336
  6. Humphrey de Bohun, 6th Earl of Hereford, b. 1309/11, d. 1361
  7. Margaret de Bohun, b. 3 April 1311, m. Hugh Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon, d. 16 December 1391
  8. William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton, b. ca. 1310/12, m. Elizabeth de Badlesmere, 1335, d. 16 September 1360
  9. Edward de Bohun, b. ca. 1310/12, m. Margaret de Ros, d. 1334, cause of death was drowning
  10. Eneas de Bohun, d. aft. 1322
  11. Isabel de Bohun, b. ca. May 1316, d. ca. May 1316 at or soon after birth, bur. in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England

Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1249, d. 31 December 1298 at Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, bur. at Walden Priory, Essex, England

Father: Humphrey (V) de Bohun, d. 1265
Mother: Eleanor de Braose, b. ca. 1228 in England, d. 1251
Humphrey is often listed as Humphrey (VI) de Bohun. He was also the 2nd Earl of Essex.
Spouse: Maud de Fiennes, d. bef. 1298, bur. at Walden Priory, Essex, England
Father: Enguerrand II de Fiennes
Mother: Isabel de Conde
Married 1275

Children:

  1. Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1276 in Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, m. Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, 14 November 1302 in Westminster Abbey, London, England, d. 16 March 1322 at Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, England, cause of death was the Battle of Boroughbridge

Humphrey (V) de Bohun, m. Joan de Quincy, aft. 1251, d. 1265

Father: Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, b. 1204, d. 24 September 1275 in Warwickshire, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Mother: Maud de Lusignan, b. ca. 1210, d. 14 August 1241, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Spouse: Eleanor de Braose, b. ca. 1228 in England, d. 1251
Father: William "Black Will" de Braose, b. 1204 in Brecknock, Surrey, England, d. 2 May 1230
Mother: Eve Marshall, b. ca. 1198 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales, d. ca. 1245
Married aft. August 1241

Children:

  1. Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, b. ca. 1249, m. Maud de Fiennes, 1275, d. 31 December 1298 at Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, bur. at Walden Priory, Essex, England
  2. Gilbert de Bohun
  3. Eleanor de Bohun, m. Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of Derby, 26 June 1269, d. 20 February 1314, bur. at Walden Abbey, Essex, England
  4. Margery de Bohun, m. Theobald de Verdun, d. 1280

Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, b. 1204, d. 24 September 1275 in Warwickshire, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England

Father: Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford, b. 1176, d. 1 June 1220
Mother: Maud de Mandeville
Humphrey is often listed as Humphrey (IV) de Bohun.
Spouse: Maud de Lusignan, b. ca. 1210, d. 14 August 1241, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Father: Raoul I of Lusignan, Count of Eu, b. 1160/5, m. Marguerite de Courtenay, ca. 1210, annulled ca. 1213, d. 1 May 1219 in Acre, Palestine
Mother: Alix of Eu, b. ca. 1191, d. 14/15 May 1246 in La Mothe-Saint Heray, Poitou, France
Married ca. 1236

Children:

  1. Humphrey (V) de Bohun, m. Eleanor de Braose, aft. August 1241, d. 1265
  2. Henry de Bohun
  3. Geoffrey de Bohun
  4. Ralph de Bohun
  5. Maud de Bohun, m. Anselm Marshal, bef. 1245, m. Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, 1250, d. 1252
  6. Alice de Bohun, b. ca. 1240 in Flamsted, Hertfordshire, England, m. Ralph de Toeni (2), d. 1264
  7. Eleanor de Bohun, m. John de Verdun, Baron of Westmeath

Spouse: Maud de Avenbury, d. 8 October 1273

Married aft. 1241

Children:

  1. John de Bohun
  2. Miles de Bohun

Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford, b. 1176, d. 1 June 1220

Father: Humphrey III de Bohun, b. bef. 1144, d. December 1181 in Alsace, Flanders, Belgium, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England,
Mother: Margaret of Huntingdon, b. 1145, m. Conan IV of Brittany, 1160, m. William fitzPatrick Hertburn, 1183, d. 1201, bur. Sawtrey Abbey, Huntingdonshire, Scotland
Spouse: Maud de Mandeville
Father: Geoffrey IV Fitzpiers, Earl of Essex, b. 1162 in Walden, Essex, England, d. 2 October 1213 in Walden, Essex, England, buried 14 October 1213 in Shouldham Priory, Albermarle, France
Mother: Beatrice de Say
Married

Children:

  1. Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, b. 1204, m. Maud de Lusignan, ca. 1236, d. 24 September 1275 in Warwickshire, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
  2. Henry de Bohun, died young
  3. Ralph de Bohun
  4. Maud de Bohun (3), m. Henry d'Oily

Humphrey III de Bohun, b. bef. 1144, d. December 1181 in Alsace, Flanders, Belgium, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England

Father: Humphrey II de Bohun, d. 1164/5
Mother: Margaret of Hereford, b. 1122/3, d. 6 April 1197, Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Spouse: Margaret of Huntingdon, b. 1145, m. Conan IV of Brittany, 1160, m. William fitzPatrick Hertburn, 1183, d. 1201, bur. Sawtrey Abbey, Huntingdonshire, Scotland
Father: Henry, Earl of Huntingdon, b. 1114 in Northumberland, England, d. 1152
Mother: Ada de Warenne, b. ca. 1120, d. 1178
Married 1171

Children:

  1. Matilda de Bohun
  2. Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford, b. 1176, m. Maud de Mandeville, d. 1 June 1220

Humphrey II de Bohun, d. 1164/5

Father: Humphrey I de Bohun, d. ca. 1123
Mother: Maud of Salisbury
Spouse: Margaret of Hereford, b. 1122/3, d. 6 April 1197, Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Father: Miles Fitzwalter, b. ca. 1090 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, d. 24 December 1143 in Llanthony Priory, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Mother: Sibyl de Neufmarche, b. ca. 1100 in Brecon Castle, Brecon, Wales, d. aft. 1143, bur. Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England
Married

Children:

  1. Humphrey III de Bohun, b. bef. 1144, m. Margaret of Huntingdon, 1171, d. December 1181 in Alsace, Flanders, Belgium, bur. at Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, England

Humphrey I de Bohun, d. ca. 1123

Father: Humphrey "with the Beard" de Bohun, d. bef. 1113
Sometimes called "The Great", Humphrey was the first in the line to become earl of Hereford and Essex.
Spouse: Maud of Salisbury
Father: Edward of Salisbury, b. ca. 1065 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Mother: Maud Fitzhubert, b. ca. 1070 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Married

Children:

  1. Humphrey II de Bohun, m. Margaret of Hereford, d. 1164/5
  2. Margaret de Bohun, m. Walter fitz Robert

Humphrey "with the Beard" de Bohun, d. bef. 1113

It was customary in eleventh century Normandy to shave the face and back of the head, so Humphrey's beard was distinctive. He is recorded in the chronicle of Llanthony Prima as "Dominus Humfredus de Bohun, cum barba", translated as "Lord Humphrey of Bohun, with the beard".

Humphrey married several times, but the names of his wives are not known, nor which was the mother of which child. He may have married a relative of William the Conqueror. He also had another daughter.

Children:

  1. Adela de Bohun, b. ca. 1074 in St. Georges de Bohon, Manche, Normandy, France, m. Main d'Aubigny, Seigneur de Saint Aubin, d. 5 October 1105
  2. Robert de Bohun, d. bef. 1113
  3. Richard de Bohun
  4. Humphrey I de Bohun, m. Maud of Salisbury, d. ca. 1123

Raoul I of Lusignan, Count of Eu, b. 1160/5, m. Marguerite de Courtenay, ca. 1210, annulled ca. 1213, d. 1217 in Acre, Palestine or 1 May 1219 in Melle, Poitou-Charentes, France

Father: Hugh de Lusignan, Co-Seigneur de Lusignan, b. ca. 1141, d. 1169
Mother: Orengarde N, d. 1169
Spouse: Alix of Eu, b. ca. 1191, d. 14/15 May 1246 in La Mothe-Saint Heray, Poitou, France
Married September 1213

Children:

  1. Maud de Lusignan, b. ca. 1210, m. Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, ca. 1236, d. 14 August 1241, bur. at Llanthony, Gloucester, England
  2. Raoul II of Lusignan, b. ca. 1200, m. Joan of Burgundy, 1222, Yolande de Dreux, aft. 1223, m. Philippe of Dammartin, 1239/40, d. 1 September 1246/50

Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere, b. 18 August 1275, d. 14 April 1322 in Blean, Canterbury, England, cause of death was execution

Father: Guncelin (Gunselm) de Badlesmere, b. ca. 1232/42, d. ca. April 1301, bur. in Badlesmere Church
Mother: Joan fitzBernard
Spouse: Margaret de Clare (2), b. ca. 1 April 1287, m. Gilbert de Umfraville, bef. 1303, d. 22 October 1333/3 January 1334
Father: Thomas de Clare, b. ca. 1248 in Tunbridge, Kent, England, d. February 1287/8 in Thomond, Connaught, Clare, Ireland
Mother: Juliane Fitzmaurice, b. 1267 in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
In October of 1321, Queen Isabella stopped by Leeds Castle on the way to Canterbury. Bartholomew was away and had left the castle in the care of Margaret, who refused entrance to the Queen. She even had her archers shoot at the Queen's escort as they approached. King Edward was very angry at this treatment of his wife, and sent an army to Leeds. After a five day siege Margaret surrendered, at the last possible moment, with a promise of mercy from Edward. Twelve of her men were hanged from the battlements, and Margaret, along with her five children, were arrested and sent to the Tower of London. Margaret was the first woman imprisoned in the Tower.
Married

Children:

  1. Margery de Badlesmere, m. William de Ros, 3rd Baron Ros of Hamlake
  2. Maud de Badlesmere, m. Robert fitzPayn, m. John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford
  3. Elizabeth de Badlesmere, b. 1313, m. Edmund Mortimer, 27 July 1316 in Kinlet, Shropshire, England, m. William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton, 1335, d. 8 June 1356
  4. Giles de Badlesmere, 2nd Baron Badlesmere, m. Elizabeth Montagu, d. 7 June 1338
  5. Margaret de Badlesmere, m. John Tiptoft, 2nd Baron Tibetot

Guncelin (Gunselm) de Badlesmere, b. ca. 1232/42, d. ca. April 1301, bur. in Badlesmere Church

Father: Bartholomew de Badlesmere
His arms were: "Argent, a fess between two bars gemeles gules".
Spouse: Joan fitzBernard
Married ca. 1270

Children:

  1. Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Baron Badlesmere, b. 18 August 1275, m. Margaret de Clare (2), d. 14 April 1322 in Blean, Canterbury, England, cause of death was execution

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