People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Henry de Bohun, earl of Hereford (d.1220)

Henry de Bohun was born in 1176, the son of Humphrey (III) de Bohun (d. 1181) and Margaret (d. 1201), daughter of Henry of Scotland, and granddaughter of King David I. Henry was thus nephew of William the Lion. She was also widow of Conan (IV), duke of Brittany. His paternal grandmother was Margaret de Bohun (d. 1187), daughter of Miles of Gloucester, earl of Hereford, from whom he could claim the constableship and earldom of Hereford. Henry married Maud (Matilda) de Mandeville, daughter of Geoffrey fitz Peter, earl of Essex, and they had one son, Humphrey (IV), who was born after 28 April 1199 (d.1275). Henry was created first earl of Hereford by King John on 28 April 1199. He died on pilgrimage to the Holy Land on 1 June 1220. D. Walker, 'Henry de Bohun, first earl of Hereford', ODNB, vi, 441-2; [] Handbook of British Chronology, 465: Henry was the great-grandson of Miles of Gloucester, earl of Hereford (d.1143), he was born after 1171 and created earl of Hereford on 28 April 1200.
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Date Short Summary Source
28 May, 1208 X 1211 earl of Hereford 1/6/452 (RRS, ii, no. 486)