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Courtenay, Edward, first earl of Devon

S. J. Gunn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6448

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Courtenay, Edward, first earl of Devon (d. 1509), magnate, was the son and heir of Sir Hugh Courtenay of Boconnoc (d. 1471) and his wife, Margaret, daughter and heir of Thomas Carminow. His father was nephew to Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours ; Local and Family History ; History ; History of Agriculture

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