the tomb of Sir hugh and Lady Phillipa Courtenay and in the foreground is the monument to the heart burial of their son Edward
Haccombe is an historic manor in Devon, situated 2 1/2 miles east of Newton Abbot, in the south of the county. It is or was perhaps the smallest parish in England, and was said in 1810 to be remarkable for containing only two inhabited houses, namely the manor house known as Haccombe House and the parsonage.
effigies of Sir Hugh Courtenay c1360-1425 and 3rd wife Phillipa Courtenay 1412 (Phillipa as heiress of Haccombe lying in the position of higher status)
Hugh was the younger son of Sir Edward Courtenay of Goodrington & Emeline/Emme heiress of Sir John Dawney of Mudford Terry, Somerset by Sybil Treverbyn
His elder brother Edward 1419 succeeded as 11th Earl their grandfather Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl of Devon 1377
Over the years Hugh acquired considerable property, much of it by way of his 4 marriages. At his death he held 14 manors, principally in the West Country, but also in Essex and Herefordshire.
He m1 Elizabeth dsp 1392 daughter of Sir Robert Fitzpayn by Elizabeth Bryan and widow of Sir Thomas de Audley
He m2 1393 Elizabeth dsp 1397 daughter of Sir William Cogan of Brampton by Isabel daughter of Sir Nigel Loring , widow of Sir Fulk FitzWarin 1391 and grand daughter of Sir Robert de Beaupel c. 1320 of Landkey www.flickr.com/gp/52219527@N00/H8917r
He m3 1407 Phillipa 1412 heiress of Haccombe daughter of Sir Warin Archdekne 1401 of Lankerne and Elizabeth daughter of Sir John Talbot of Richards Castle (Warin had inherited Haccombe from Joan wife of Sir John Archedekne / L'Arcedekne, grand daughter of Sir Stephen de Haccombe
1. Edward dc1420 dsp www.flickr.com/gp/52219527@N00/V9GJWW
1. Elizabeth / Alianore dsp
2. Joan 1465 who inherited her mothers lands m1 Sir Nicholas Carew dc1448 who became Lord of the manor m2 1450 Sir Robert Vere son of Richard 11th Earl of Oxford
He m4 1417 Maud 1467 daughter of Sir William Beaumont of Shirwell by Isabel daughter of Sir Henry Willington of Umberleigh
1. Edward his heir aged 8 at his fathers death who died without heirs
2. Hugh of Boconnoc ex1471 father of Edward Courtenay 1st Earl of Devon (1485 creation) m Margaret widow of Sir John de St Loe, and co-heiress of Thomas Carminow by Joan daughter of Robert Hill
Sir Hugh was born c.1308 to Sir Edward Courtenay of Goodrington and Emeline Dawney.
As the younger brother, he did not inherit the earldom which passed to his older brother. Hugh thus became one of his esquires.
1378 with his uncles, he took part in an unsuccessful naval raid against Spain where he was captured and held for ransom.
1387 he was knighted and served at sea under the command of the Earl of Arundel.
April 1399 was on an expedition with Richard II to Ireland.
during his long carer he aquired much wealth and many manors, 14 by the time he died.
He served on many commissions, some for Richard II and then for Henry IV investigating the possessions of Richards former supporters.
1388 commissioner of Survey to Devon and Cornwall.
1395 MP for devon and again in 1397.
1399 Commissioner of Array for Devon and responsible for raising troops for the Lancastrian cause.
1402 Commissioner to fight the Welsh rebellion, meeting again in August , Spetmeber and October 1403 after the defeat of Harry Hotspur and Roger Mortimer in Shrewsbury.
1400 JP for Devon until 1407.
1404 Tax collector for Devon.
1418 High Sheriff of Devon
1411 Hughes brother died and he became the senior male family member whilst his nephew was abroad.
He died 5 March 1419.
He married four times
1) Elizabeth Fitzpayn, widow of Sir Thomas de Audley who died in France during the Hundred Years War, and daughter of Sir Robert FitzPayn and Elizabeth bryan. died 1392 without issue.
2) c.1393 he married Elizabeth Cogan, widow of Sir Fulk FitzWarin who died in 1391, and daughter of Sir William Cogan of Brampton and Isabel Loring died 1397, no surviving children.
3) c.1407 he married Phillipa Archdekne daughter of Sir Warin Archdekne and Elizabeth Talbot. They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Joan. She died in 1412 and is remembered on the monument with Hugh.
4) By licence he married on 16 Oct 1417 Maud Beaumont, daughter of Sir William Beaumont and Isabel Willington. They had two sons and a daughter, Edward, Hugh and Margaret. She died 3 July 1467
Не установлена точная датировка - изображенный комплекс значительно раньше даты смерти персонажа (1425)
Датировать памятник можно 1412 - дата смерти его третьей жены, изображенной с ним на этом памятнике, к тому же в 1411 года он стал старшим мужчиной в семье после смерти своего старшего брата