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Lord Bartholomew Bourchier, 3rd Baron Bourchier

Lord Bartholomew Bourchier, 3rd Baron Bourchier

Male 1374 - 1409  (35 years)

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  • Name Bartholomew Bourchier  [1
    Title Lord 
    Suffix 3rd Baron Bourchier 
    Born 1374  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1409  [1, 2
    Buried Halstead, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I375  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2020 

    Father Lord John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Bourchier,   b. 1329,   d. 21 May 1400  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Maud Coggeshall 
    Married Bef 1374 
    Family ID F506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Idoine Lovet,   d. 12 Sep 1410 
     1. Elizabeth Bourchier, 4th Baroness Bourchier,   b. 1399,   d. 1433  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Caption Note: Canting arms of Bourchier: Argent, a cross engrailed gules between four water bougets sable
    Picture Note: from,_1st_Count_of_Eu
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  • Notes 
    • Bartholomew Bourchier, 3rd Baron Bourchier (died 18 May 1409), was a member of Parliament.

      Bartholomew was the only known child of John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Bourchier, and his wife Maud Coggeshall. He inherited the title in 1400.

      He was summoned to Parliament the first time 9 September 1400, the year of his father's death. He continued to be summoned until 1409, but obtained an exemption from attended in 1405. There are no records of military service, unlike his father and grandfather. He died on 18 May 1409 and was buried on family estates, in Halstead, Essex.

      Marriage and Issue
      He married twice. First to Margaret, the widow of Sir John Sutton but had no issue. Following her death, he married Idoine (d. 12 September 1410), widow of John Glevant. They had one known child:

      Elizabeth Bourchier, 4th Baroness Bourchier (c. 1399 – 1433), whose heir was her second cousin Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex (1404-1483), KG, created Viscount Bourchier in 1446 and Earl of Essex in 1461.


  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Tudor Place Website, (

    2. [S1870] Wikipedia, (,,_1st_Baron_Bourchier.