Person:Elizabeth de Bohun (1)

Elizabeth de Bohun
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Name Elizabeth de Bohun
Gender Female
Birth? abt 1350 Derbyshire, EnglandHouse of Bohun
Marriage 28 Sep 1359 to Sir Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, 10th Earl of Surrey
Death? 3 Apr 1385 Arundel, Sussex, EnglandCastle Arundel
Reference Number? Q5363791?
Burial[2] Lewes, Sussex, England

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Lady Elizabeth de Bohun, Countess of Arundel, Countess of Surrey (c. 1350 – 3 April 1385) was a member of the Anglo-Norman Bohun family, which wielded much power in the Welsh Marches and the English government. She was the first wife of Richard FitzAlan, a powerful English nobleman and military commander in the reigns of Edward III and Richard II. She was the mother of seven of his children, and as the wife of one of the most powerful nobles in the realm, enjoyed much prestige and took precedence over most of the other peers' wives.

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  1.   Elizabeth de Bohun, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. ELIZABETH de Bohun (-3 Apr 1385, bur Lewes)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3.   Dugdale, William; Henry J Ellis; Bulkeley Bandinel; Roger Dodsworth; and John Caley. Monasticon Anglicanum: a history of the abbies and other monasteries, hospitals, frieries and cathedral and collegiate churches, with their dependencies, in England and Wales, also of such Scotch, Irish, and French monasteries as were any manner connected with religious houses in England. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817-1830), Vol. 6, pt. 1, page 135..

    Et Elizabetha filia Willielmi comitis Northamtoniæ desponsata fuit Richardo filio et hæredi ipsius comitis Arundeliæ.