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Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon

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Ghost of ~The Church of St Dubricius in Porlock, Somerset, England

 

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Renaud de Courtenay

 

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Courtenay's Family Portraits

 

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Powderham Castle flood

 

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John William Fortescue

Edward Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon was an English nobleman during the rule of the Tudor dynasty. Born into a family with close royal connections, he was at various times considered a possible match for the two daughters of Henry VIII, both of whom became queens regnant of England. He was a second cousin to Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I through King Edward IV.
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    • Personal 

    • Origins 

    • Imprisonment 

    • Life after release 

    • Exile in Venice 

    • Death 

    • Monument at Padua 

    • Succession 

    • The ''Courtenay Faggot'' 

    • Portraits