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Courtenay, Edward, first earl of Devon (1526–1556), nobleman

Ian W. Archer

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/6449

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Courtenay, Edward, first earl of Devon (1526–1556), nobleman, was the second but only surviving son of Henry Courtenay, marquess of Exeter (1498/9–1538), nobleman and courtier, and his second wife, Gertrude Courtenay (d. 1558), daughter of William Blount, fourth Baron Mountjoy. He was a great-grandson of ...

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