'Courtenay4'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Courtenay of Lanrake (Landrake), Courtney of Molland, Courtenay of Painsford, Courtney of Penkevell, Courtney of Tremure

Edward Courtenay
m. Alice Wotton (dau of John Wotton)
1. Edward Courtenay of Lanrake, Cornwall
  m. Margaret Tredurff (d 1556, dau of Thomas Tredurff or Tretherffe)
  A. Peter Courtenay of Lanrake
  m. Katherine Reskimer (dau of William Reskimer or Reskim)
  i. William Courtenay 'of Saltash' (2nd son?)
  m. Duglas Gorges (dau of Tristram Gorges)
  ii. Edward Courtenay
  m. Elizabeth Gorges (dau of Tristram Gorges of Budokeshed)
a. Peter Courtenay (b c1616)
  Visitation ends with this generation. The following connection comes from various web sites.
  m. (1638) Alice Rashleigh (dau of Jonathan Rashleigh)
  (1) Alice Courtenay
  m. (1666) Humphrey Courtenay (b c1641, d 1690)
(A) William Courtenay 'of Tremere'
  m. (19.06.1704) Susannah Kelland (d 10.1716)
  (i) Kelland Courtenay of Painsford and Trethurfe
  Kelland is identified by BP1934 (Sandwich) as "2nd son of Sir William Courtenay, of Powderham" but he is not mentioned at all by BP1934 (Devon) as a son of Powderham of about this generation. We believe that BP1934 (Sandwich) was mistaken.
  m. (09.1737) Elizabeth Montagu (dau of Edward Richard Montagu, ' Viscount Hinchingbrooke')
(a) Charles Kelland Courtenay of Painsford (dsp?) mentioned by TCP (Cork)
  (b) Isabella Courtenay apparently of this generation
  m. (22.04.1762) William Poyntz of Midgham (bpt 04.1734, d 13.05.1809)
  (c) Anne Courtenay apparently of this generation
  m. (31.08.1764, div 1782) Edmund Boyle, 7th Earl of Cork and Orrery (b 21.11.1742, d 06.10.1798)
  b. Edward Courtenay (b 1618-9)
  iii. Peter Courtenay
  m. Tomazin Courtney (dau of Richard Courtney of Lenevit (Tremure)) @@ below
  iv. John Courtenay (dsp)
  v. Reskimer or Roskymer Courtenay 'of Probus' who appears to have married...
  m. Dulcibella Hele (dau of Thomas Hele of Fleet)
  B. Katherine Courtney possibly of this generation
  m. George Kekewich of Katchfrench (b 1527/1530, d 1581-2)
2. Alice Courtenay possibly of this generation
  m. Reginald Gayer of Liskeard (d before 04.12.1519)



This line was reworked on 06.12.10 and then significantly expanded on 19.07.12.
Sir Philip Courtenay of Molland, Sheriff of Devon (d 1489)
Commoners suggests that Sir Philip's wife was a daughter of Robert Hingeston of Wonewell. Vivian identifies her as ...
m. Elizabeth (widow of William Hyndeston of Wonwell)
1. John Courtenay or Courtney of Molland (b c1467, d 27.03.1509/10)
  m. Joan Brett (dau of Robert Brett of Pillond-of-Bilton or Tillond)
  A. Philip Courtenay of Molland (b c1495, d 1547)
  m. Dorothy Periam (dau of Sir Hugh Periam)
  i. Robert Courtenay of Molland (d 1583)
  m1/2. (sp) Joane Coles (sister of Humphry Coles of Somerset)
  m2/1. Dorothy Pollard (dau of Sir Hugh Pollard)
  a. Philip Courtenay of Molland (b c1547, d 1611)
  m. Joane Boyes (dau of John Boyes of Kent)
(1) Humphrey Courtenay (b c1568)
  (A) Humphrey Courtenay of Molland (dsp?)
  m. (c02.1622) Christiana Hagles of Washfield
  (2) Charles Courtenay of Molland (b c1547, d 1612)
  m. Ann Coles
  (A) John Courtenay of Molland (b c1608, d 1660)
m. Margaret Windham (dau of Sir John Windham)
  (i) John Courtenay of Molland (b 1630, d 1684)
  Vivian (Cornwall) identifies John's wife merely as Mary. In his work on Devon (Stucley) he identifies her as ...
  m. Mary Stucley (dau of John Stucley of Affeton)
(a) John Courtenay of Molland (d 1724)
  m. (1681) Amy Clifford (dau of Thomas Clifford, Lord Treasurer)
  ((1)) John Courtenay of Molland (b 1687, dsp 1732)
  m. Margaret Giffiord (d 1743-7, dau of ?? Gifford of Brightley)
  ((2)) James Courtenay (d unm)
  ((3)) George Courtenay 'of Molland' (dsp 1731)
  m. (Mary) Chichester of Youlston
  ((4)) Elizabeth Courtenay (dsp 1763-6)
  m. John Chichester of Arlington (d 1783)
VCH suggests that Molland passed to Elizabeth's granddaughter, Anna Maria Paston, wife of George Throckmorton of Coughton. However, Vviian, supported by the Chichester records, shows Elizabeth as dsp. Commoners reports that Molland passed through an unnamed sister of John through her marriage to William Paston.Vivian names her ...
  ((5)) Mary Courtenay
  m. William Paston of Horton
  (b) James Courtenay (dsp 25.03.1683)
  m. Elizabeth (m2. Philip Shapcote)
  (ii) James Courtenay 'of Molland'
  m1. Susanna Sanford (dau of Henry Sanford of Ninehead)
  m2. Elizabeth Lyte (dau of William Lyte of Lynn, widow of John Rosier of Swimbridge)
  (iii) Catherine Courtenay (b 1631)
  m. (1651) John Moore
(iv) Elizabeth Courtenay (b 1636)
  m. John Tremayne
  (v) Grace Courtenay
  m. Arthur Ashford
  (3) Robert Courtenay
  (4) Elizabeth Courtenay
  m. Sir Peter Muden of Batterleigh
  (5) Lydia Courteney probably of this generation
  m. (10.05.1596) Richard Culme of Cannonleigh
  b. Joane Courtenay
  m. John Wallis alias Darte
  c. Poltimore Courtenay
  m. _ Melhuish
  d.+ other issue - Hugh, Agnes, Frances, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Mary
  ii. Joan Courtenay
m. John Darley
  iii. Ursula Courtenay
  m. James Matthew of Dodbroke
  iv. Catherine Courtenay
  m. Robert Capell
  v. Dorothy Courtenay
  m. _ Culme
  vi.+ other issue - John (dsp), Edward
  B. John Courtenay or Courtney of Molland this line supported by Visitation (Devon, 1620, Courtney)
  m. Elizabeth Chichester (dau of James (John) Chichester of Hall)
  i. Hugh Courtney of Molland named Henry by Vivian
  m. Elizabeth Stephens (dau of Richard Stephens of Molland)
  a. Robert Courtney of Molland (a 1620)
  m. Dorothy Calmady (dau of Philip Calmady of Molland)
  (1) Elizabeth Courtney
  m. Samuel Ellistone
  (2)+ other issue - Hugh (b c1602), Phillip, John, Agnes, Jane, Susan, Dorothy, Anne
  b. Peter Courtney
c. Elizabeth Courtney
  m. Edward Hall of Tawton
  ii. Elizabeth Courtney
  m. John Lovering
  iii. Elizabeth Courtney (2nd)
  m. Launcelot Pollard
  iv. Wilmot Courtney
  m. _ Blackhall
  v. Mary Courtney
  m. Anthony Capell
  vi. Ann Courtney
m. Hugh Hache
  vii. Elinor Courtney
  m. Roger Bishop
  viii.+ other issue - Lewis, Robert, John, John
  C. Dorothy Courtenay
  m. _ Philip
  D. Agnes Courtenay
  m. Anthony Acland of Goodleigh
2. Philip Courtenay
  Vivivan shows this as the Philip who was, by Jane, dau of Richard Fowell, father of the Elizabeth who m. William Strode of Newenham. Provisionally, we follow Commoners in showing that Philip as son of the following William.
3. William Courtenay of Lough Torr (Loughtor), Devon
  A. Sir Philip Courtenay of Lough Torr (Loughtor) shown by Vivian as dsp
  m. Joan Fowhill (dau of Sir Richard Fowhill of Fowhillscombe, m2. Humphrey Prideaux)
  i. Elizabeth Courtenay ("only child")
  m. (25.10.1523) Sir William Strode of Newnham (b 1504)
4. Elizabeth Courtenay
  m. Edward Courtenay, 1st/17th Earl of Devon (d 28.05.1509)
5. Margaret Courtenay
  m. Sir John Champernowne of Modbury



Sir Edmund Courtenay of St. Lennard's & Deviock
m1. Alice Wotton (dau/heir of John Wotton)
m2. Joan Dymock (dau/heir of Edward Dymock)
1. Richard Courtney of Lestithell
  m. Jane Boscawen (dau of Hugh Boscawen)
  A. William Courtney of Deviok
m. Elizabeth Bowerman
  i. George Courtney of Penkevell (a 1620)
  m. Constance Trenance (dau of Thomas Trenance)
  a. Peter Courtney of Penkevell (b c1584)
  m. Amye Trehane (dau of John Trehane)
  (1) Amy Courtenay (bur 04.12.1700) possibly fits here
  m1. Sir Peter Courtenay of Trethurfe
  m2. (21.11.1669) Sir Peter Fortescue of Wood, Bart (bur 14.08.1685)
  (2)+ other issue (a 1620) - William (b c1612), Jane
  b. Loveday Courtney
  m. William Avery
  c. Constance Courtney
  m. Christopher Hatch
  d. Mary Courtney
  m. Edward Kestle
  e.+ other issue - Hugh, Francis, Littleton
  ii. Joan Courtney
  m. Thomas Rosewarren
  iii. Dorothy Courtney
  B. John Courtney of Lanevet



Richard Courtney
m1. Maude Michell (dau of John Michell of St. Colan)
1. Lawrence Courtney
m2. Jane Boscavin (dau oh John Boscavin (Boscawen))
2. William Courtney
3. John Courtney of Tremure
  m. Elizabeth Trengove (dau of Richard Trengove)
  A. Richard Courtney of Tremure
  m. Thomazin Kendall (dau of Nicholas Kendall)
  i. William Courtney of Tremure (Tremara) (a 1620)
  m. Jane Basset (dau of James Basset of Tehidy)
  a.+ issue (a 1620) - Richard (b c1614), John, Thomazin, Jane
  ii. Lowday Courtney
m. William Painter
  iii. Thomazin Courtney
  m. Peter Courteney @@ above
  iv. Jone Courtney
  m. Christopher Spray of Badman
  B. Henry Courtney
  m. _ Giles of Kent
  i. Francis Courtney of Lanevet (a 1620)
  m. Catherine Lower (dau of Edward Lower)
  a.+ issue (a 1620) - Henry (b c1618), Francis
  ii. George Courtney
  C.+ other issue - George, Jane, Alice
4. Alice Courtney
  m. William Paynter

Main source(s):
(1) For top section : Visitation (Cornwall, 1620, Courtenay of Landrake)
(2) For 2nd section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Courtenay of Molland) with support/input from Commoners (vol 2, Throckmorton of Molland), VCH (Somerset, vol 5, Parishes: Sampford Brett)
(3) For 3rd section : Visitation (Cornwall, 1620, Courtney of Penkivel)
(4) For lowest section : Visitation (Cornwall, 1620, Courteney of Lanivet)
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