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Sir Richard Champernoun Knight
(1344-Bef 1419)
Alice de Astley
Martin Ferrers
Alexander Champernoun
(Abt 1382-1441)
Joan Ferrers
Joan Champernoun


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Sir John Courtenay Knight

Joan Champernoun

  • Born: 1371, Modbury, Kingsbridge, Devon, England
  • Marriage: Sir John Courtenay Knight 160,821,900
  • Died: 1419, Powderham Castle, St. Thomas, Devon, England at age 48 821

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 900
Sir Philip Courtenay, son of Sir John Courtney & Joan, daughter of Alexander Champernoun, and nephew and heir to Richard Courtenay, Lord Bishop of Norwich.

~Collin's Peerage of England, Vol VI, p. 260

• Background Information. 821
Joan Champernoun, the widow of Sir James Chudleigh, was the wife of Sir John Courtenay. Joan was the daughter of Sir Richard Champernoun, of Modbury, Devon, by his 1st wife, Alice (descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet), daughter of Thomas de Astley, Lord Astley. They had two sons, Sir Philip and Sir Humphrey. Sir John died before 1415 and Joan died in 1419.

~Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 259

• Background Information. 160
Sir John Courtenay, married Joan Champernoun, widow of Sir James Chudleigh, Knight, daughter of Alexander Champernoun of Bere Ferrers by Joan Ferrers, daughter of Martin Ferrers, and grand daughter of Sir Richard Champernoun of Modbury, by his 2nd wife Alice, daughter of Thomas, Lord Astley. They were the parents of Sir Philip Courtenay,

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 51:34-35

Joan married Sir John Courtenay Knight, son of Sir Philip Courtenay Knight and Anne Wake 160,821.,900 (Sir John Courtenay Knight died before 1415 in Powderham Castle, St. Thomas, Devon, England 821.)

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