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Families covered: Courtney of Molland
[Much of this page was originally within Courtenay4. This line was reworked on 06.12.10 and then significantly expanded on 19.07.12. It was moved here when it was further expanded on 28.02.18.]

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 (Brite of Tillond))
  Commoners jumps from John & Joan to the last generation.
  A. Philip Courtenay of Molland (b c1495, d before 31.01.1547-8)
  Vivian (Cornwall, 1887, p112) identifies Philip's wife (and mother of his children) as Dorothy, dau of Sir Hugh Periam. Vivian (Devon, 1895, p251) identifies her as ...
  m. Alice Matthew (dau of Edward Matthew of Dodbrook)
  i. Robert Courtenay of Molland (d 1583)
m1. Dorothy Pollard (bur 04.01.1559-60, dau of Sir Hugh Pollard of Nymet)
  a. Philip Courtenay of Molland (b c1547, bur 05.02.1610-1)
  m. Joane Boyes (bur 07.07.1586, dau of John Boyes of Kent)
  (1) Humphrey Courtenay (b c1568, d before 21.10.1634)
  m. Jane Mohun (dau of Sir William Mohun of Hall, m2. Sir John Specot of Thornbury)
  Vivian (Devon, 1895, p251) suggests that Humphry dsp but Vivian (Cornwall, 1887, p112), which does not name Jane Mohun, suggests that he was father of ...
  (A) Humphrey Courtenay of Molland (dsp?)
m. (c02.1622) Christiana Hagles of Washfield
  (2) Charles Courtenay of Molland (b c1547, bur 01.09.1612)
  m. (14.04.1691) Ann Coles (bur 15.05.1627, dau of John Coles of Barcken)
  (A) John Courtenay of Molland (b c1608, d 26.02.1660-1)
m. Margaret Windham (bur 30.05.1684, dau of Sir John Windham)
  (i) John Courtenay of Molland (b 1630, d 24.04.1684)
  Vivian ('Courtenay') 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 (b 23.09.1659, d 14.09.1724)
  m. (c10.1681) Amy Clifford (bur 07.12.1693, dau of Thomas Clifford, Lord Treasurer)
  ((1)) John Courtenay of Molland (bpt 19.10.1687, dsp 11.12.1732, 3rd son)
  m. (01.01.1718-9) Margaret Giffiord (d 30.08.1743, dau of John Gifford of Brightley)
  ((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, Vivian, 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 (bpt 01.02.1686-7, a 1716)
m. William Paston of Horton
  ((2))+ other issue - John (d 09.06.1682), James (bpt 11.10.1684, d unm bur 10.03.1702-3)
  (b) James Courtenay (bpt 19.01.1672-3, bur 25.04.1727)
  m. Elizabeth (m2. Philip Shapcote)
  (c)+ other issue - John (bue 27.11.1657), Joan (bur 17.04.1657), Margaret (bur 27.04.1657), Sarah (bpt 16.12.1652, bur 05.02.1658-9), Grace (bpt 08.05.1667)
(ii) James Courtenay of Meshaw 'of Molland'
  m1. (26.05.1666) Susanna Sanford (dau of Henry Sanford of Ninehead)
  m2. (05.09.1679) Elizabeth Lyte (d 12.11.1700, dau of William Lyte of Lynn, widow of John Rosier of Swimbridge, m3. Philip Shapcott of Knowstone)
  (iii) Catherine Courtenay (b 1631)
  m. (23.06.1651) John Moore
  (iv) Elizabeth Courtenay (b 1636, d before 30.07.1687)
  m1. (14.11.1652) John Tremayne
  m2. John Connock of Treworgy
  (v) Grace Courtenay
  m. (08.02.1661-2) Arthur Ashford
  (vi) Thomasine Courtenay
  m. (05.04.1665) John Stevens
  (vii)+ other issue - Johan (bur 22.06.1628), Catherine (bur 10.10.1631), Margaret (d unm bur 22.01.1657-8)
  (B) Jane Courtenay
m. (29.07.1647) Thomas Melhuish
  (C)+ other issue - Humphry, Elizabeth (bur 25.02.1607-8), Ann (bur 25.07.1608)
  (3) Elizabeth Courtenay
  m. (25.09.1600) Sir Peter Muden of Batterleigh
  (4) Jane Courtenay
  m. Anthony Courtenay of North Molton
  (5) Lydia Courteney
  m. (10.05.1596) Richard Culme of Cannonleigh
  (6) Dorothy Courtenay (bpt 19.04.1573)
m. (04.04.1591) Robert Courtenay
  (7)+ other issue - Philip (bpt 09.06.1570, bur 28.02.1578-9), Robert (dsp bur 04.05.1589), Philipa (bpt 15.07.1586)
  b. Amias Courtenay (bpt 10.01.1553-4, a 1538, dsp, 3rd son)
  m. (01.07.1577) Jane Challons of Coreston (widow of Giles Slocombe)
  c. Joane Courtenay (bpt 15.09.1558, bur 18.05.1573!)
  m. John Wallis alias Darte
  d. Dorothy Courtenay (bpt 15.10.1555)
  m. _ Collamore
  e. Appolonia (Poltimore) Courtenay (bpt 06.09.1550)
m. Thomas Melhuish of Witheridge
  f. Frances Courtenay (bpt 07.04.1550)
  m. _ Hopkins
  g.+ other issue - Hugh, Agnes, Elizabeth, Mary (bpt 06.06.1557, bur 18.08.1573), Joane (bpt 15.09.1558, bur 18.05.1573)
  m2. (sp) Joane Coles (sister of Humphry Coles of Somerset)
  m3. (c09.1583) Joan Fortescue (a 1583, dau of Lewis Fortescue of Fallapit)
  ii. John Courtenay (dsp bur 27.03.1592)
  iii. Edward Courtenay of Colebrooke in Collumpton had issue
  m. Joan Samford (Sanford) of Holberton
  iv. Joan Courtenay
m. (25.01.1545-6) John Darley
  v. Ursula Courtenay
  m. James Matthew of Dodbroke
  vi. Catherine Courtenay
  m. Robert Capell
  iiv. Dorothy Courtenay
  m. Anthony Culme of Tiverton
  B. John Courtenay or Courtney of Molland
  m. Elizabeth Chichester (dau of James (John) Chichester of Hall)
  i. Hugh Courtney of Molland
  m. Elizabeth Stephens (dau of Richard Stephens of Molland)
  a. Robert Courtney of Molland (bpt 17.09.1567, bur 08.03.1629-30)
  m. (04.04.1591) Dorothy Calmady (bur 19.05.1642, dau of Philip Calmady of Molland)
  (1) Hugh Courtney (b c1602, bur 18.09.1624)
  m. (20.02.1622-3) Christiana Hagley of Washfield (m2. Henry Martyn of Brun)
  (2) Phillip Courtney (bur 28.06.1668)
  (A) Robert Courtney (bpt 11.06.1644, bur 26.12.1690, 2nd son)
  m. Mary
  (i)+ issue - William (bpt 03.08.1690), Philip (bpt 20.04.1683), Mary (bpt 01.08.1688)
  (B) Philip Courtney (bur 08.10.1685)
  m. Joan
  (i) Lewis Courtney of Molland (bpt 06.03.1678-9, bur 19.02.1749)
  m. (28.05.1729) Jane Mogridge (bur 06.11.1747, dau of John Mogridge)
  (a)+ issue - Philip (bpt 18.10.1730, bur 06.12.1730), John (bpt 13.03.1733-4), Philip (bpt 30.08.1737), Mary (bpt 01.03.1731-2)
  (ii) Margaret Courtney
  m. (31.05.1705) John Mogridge
  (iii)+ other issue - Philip (bpt 12.01.1673-4), Thomas (bpt 24.09.1676, bur 30.07.1686)
  (C)+ other issue - Lewis (bpt 08.05.1642, bur 01.04.1651), William (bpt 03.11.1646), Margaret (bpt 13.09.1640)
  (3) John Courtney
  m. Sarah (bur 19.02.1695-6)
  (4) Elizabeth Courtney
  m. Samuel Ellistone
  (5)+ other issue - George (bpt 17.05.1613), Agnes, Jane, Susan (bur 25.10.1648), Dorothy, Anne
  b. Elizabeth Courtney
  m. Edward Hall of Tawton
  c.+ other issue - Peter, Lanslade (bpt 02.07.1587, bur 29.07.1587), Johan (bur 27.12.1565), Agnes (bpt 28.02.1570-1)
  ii. Elizabeth Courtney
  m. John Lovering
  iii. Elizabeth Courtney (2nd)
  m. Launcelot Pollard
iv. Wilmot Courtney
  m. William Blackhall
  v. Mary Courtney (bpt 22.05.1542)
  m. Anthony Capell
  vi. Ann Courtney
  m. Hugh Hache
  vii. Elinor (Ellen) Courtney
  m. Roger Bishop
  viii.+ other issue - Lewis, Robert, John, John
  C. Ellen Courtenay
m. Roger Gifford
  D. Agnes Courtenay
  m. Anthony Acland of Goodleigh
  E. Dorothy Courtenay
  m. _ Philip
2. Philip Courtenay
  Vivian 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

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Courtenay of Molland', p251+), Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Courtenay of Molland', p112+) with a little support/input from Commoners (vol 2, 'Throckmorton of Molland', p161), VCH (Somerset, vol 5, 'Parishes: Sampford Brett')
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