Sir Charles Blount, Knight

Sir Charles Blount, Knight

Male 1563 - 1606  (~ 43 years)

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  • Name Charles Blount 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight 
    Born 0___ 1563  Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland  [2
    Also Known As 8th Baron Mountjoy  [2
    Also Known As Earl of Devonshire  [2
    Died 3 Apr 1606  Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I46647  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2016 

    Father James Blount, 6th Baron Mountjoy,   b. 0___ 1533, Derby, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1582, Hook, Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Catherine Leigh,   b. 0___ 1539, St. Oswalds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1577, Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 17 May 1558  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Family ID F17084  Group Sheet

    Family Penelope Devereux,   b. 0Jan 1563, Chartley Castle, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1607  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1605  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ruth Devonshire,   b. 0___ 1600, Selling, Fabersham Hundred, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1694, Manokin, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F17083  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1563 - Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1605 - London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1606 - Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Sir Charles Blount  (1563-1606)
    Sir Charles Blount (1563-1606)
    "Eighth Baron Mountjoy, Earl of Devonshire, Lord-lieutenant of Ireland"

  • Notes 
    • Charles "Eighth Baron Mountjoy, Earl of Devonshire, Lord-lieutenant of Ireland" Blount
      Born 1563 in Derbyshire, Englandmap
      Son of James Blount and Catherine Leigh
      Brother of William Blount
      Husband of Penelope (Devereux) Blount — married 20 Dec 1605 in Abbey, London, Englandmap
      Father of Mountjoy Blount, Ruth (Devonshire) Tilghman, Elizabeth Blount and St. John Blount K.B.
      Died 3 Apr 1606 in Gloucestershire, Englandmap
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      Blount-426 created 8 Oct 2011 | Last modified 29 Jan 2017 | Last edit:
      29 Jan 2017
      05:41: Chris Little edited the Biography for Charles Blount. [Thank Chris for this]
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      Contents

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      1 Biography
      1.1 Family and Education
      2 Sources
      2.1 Acknowledgements
      Biography

      Charles Blount was born in 1563.

      In 1594, Charles' brother, William seventh Baron Mountjoy, died and Charles succeeded him as eighth Baron Mountjoy.[1]

      Charles was created Earl of Devonshire in 1603 in reward for his services as Lord-lieutenant of Ireland.[1]

      Lord Charles Blount eighth Baron Mountjoy, first Earl of Devonshire, died in 1606, and having previously parted with most of his estate, left Thurvaston in his will to his natural son Mountjoy Blount.[1]

      Unto A Lady, by Mildmay Fane, 2nd Earl of Westmorland

      Family and Education

      b. 1563, 2nd s. of James, 6th Lord Mountjoy, by Catherine, da. of Thomas Lee of St. Oswalds, Yorks. educ.Winchester scholar 1573; Oxf.; Clifford’s Inn; M. Temple 1579. m. 26 Dec. 1605, Lady Penelope Devereux (d. 7 July 1607), da. of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex, div. w. of Robert Rich, 3rd Baron Rich, 2s. 2da. all illegit. 1 posth. ch. Kntd. 1587; KG 1597; suc. e. bro. as 8th Lord Mountjoy 1594; cr. Earl of Devonshire 1603. [2]
      Charles had no legitimate children.[1] He did have illegitimate children:

      Mountjoy Blount who was later created Earl of Newport.[1]
      Sources

      http://www.thepeerage.com/p43803.htm#i438022

      ? 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 J Charles Cox, Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol III The Hundreds of Appletree and Repton and Gresley, (Chesterfield: W Edmunds, 1877), https://archive.org/stream/notesonchurcheso03coxjiala#page/8/mode/2up pp.8.
      ? The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981 [1]

      * [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9936] "Ruth (Devonshire) Tilghman (1600 - 1694)" biography, accessed & downloaded November 14th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, h.

    2. [S9937] "Charles Blount (1563 - 1606)" biography, accessed November 14th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://www.wikitree.com/w.

    3. [S9938] "Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Charles Blount", pedigree, accessed November 14th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https:.

    4. [S10193] "Catherine Leigh (1539 - 1577)" biography, abstracted, downloaded and published Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by David A.

    5. [S10195] "James Blount, 6th Baron Mountjoy" biography, abstracted, downloaded and published Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by Davi.

    6. [S10528] "Thomas Lee, MP" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 by David A. Hennes.