Humphrey IV de Bohun Baron de Bohun, Lord of Hereford
(-Abt 1182)
Margaret of Huntingdon
Geoffrey FitzPeter 1st Earl of Essex
(Abt 1162-1213)
Beatrice de Say
Henry de Bohun 5th Earl of Hereford
Maud FitzGeoffrey de Mandeville
Humphrey V de Bohun 2nd Earl of Hereford, 7th Earl of Essex


Family Links

1. Mahaut de Lusignan

Humphrey V de Bohun 2nd Earl of Hereford, 7th Earl of Essex 1 2

  • Born: by 1208
  • Marriage (1): Mahaut de Lusignan about 1236
  • Died: 24 Sep 1275, Warwickshire, England at age 67
  • Buried: Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

  Research Notes:

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 97-28, "2nd Earl of Hereford and after div. of his mother 1236, 7th Earl of Essex, Constable of England, sheriff of Kent."

From A History of Wales by John Davies, London, 2007, p.136:

"In the wake of the dismemberment of the de Breos empire [after the hanging of William de Breos in 1230], the Bohun and Cantelupe families joined the ranks of the leading Marcher Lords..."
From Wikipedia - Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford :

Humphrey de Bohun (1208 or bef. 1208 - Warwickshire , 24 September 1275 ) was 2nd Earl of Hereford and 1st Earl of Essex , as well as Constable of England . He was the son of Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford and Maud of Essex.

He was one of the nine godfathers of Prince Edward , later to be Edward I of England .
After returning from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land , he was one of the writers of the Provisions of Oxford in 1258.

Marriage and children
He married c. 1236 Mahaut or Maud de Lusignan (c. 1210 - 14 August 1241 , buried at Llanthony, Gloucester ), daughter of Raoul I of Lusignan , Comte d'Eu by marriage, and second wife Alix d'Eu, 8th Comtesse d'Eu and 4th Lady of Hastings, and had issue. Their children were:
Humphrey de Bohun, predeceased his father in 1265.
Alice de Bohun , married Roger V de Toeni
Maud de Bohun , married (1) Anselm Marshal, 6th Earl of Pembroke ; (2) Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester

Death & burial
He died in 1275 and was buried at Llanthony Secunda , Gloucester .

  Noted events in his life were:

7th Earl of Essex, 1236. After div. of his mother

Constable of England.

Sheriff of Kent.

Humphrey married Mahaut de Lusignan, daughter of Raoul I de Lusignan and Alice d'Eu Countess of Eu, Lady of Hastings, about 1236. (Mahaut de Lusignan was born about 1210, died on 14 Aug 1241 and was buried in Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.)


1 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 97-28, 123-29 (Maud d'Eu).

2, Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford.

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