Elizabeth Paulet

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Elizabeth Paulet
Bornc. 1533
Died4 November 1576(1576-11-04) (aged 42–43)
Winchester, England
BuriedSt. Mary's Church, Basing, Hampshire
51°16′17″N 1°02′48″W / 51.271389°N 1.046667°W / 51.271389; -1.046667
Noble familyPaulet
(m. 1545; died 1557)

Sir Henry Ughtred
IssueSir William Courtenay
Jane Courtenay
FatherJohn Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester
MotherElizabeth Willoughby

Elizabeth Paulet (c. 1533 – 4 November 1576)[1] was an English noblewoman, the daughter of John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester of Basing, Hampshire and his first wife Elizabeth Willoughby.[1][2]

Marriages and issue[edit]

Elizabeth Paulet married twice.

First marriage[edit]

She married firstly, around 28 November 1545, Sir William Courtenay, (c. 1529 – 26 September 1557), the son of George Courtenay, of Powderham, Devon and Catherine St. Leger and had a son and a daughter:[1][2][3]

Sir William Courtenay died 29 September 1557 after the battle of St. Quentin in Picardy.[2] His son and heir, William, was four years old. He bequeathed to his wife the life interest of a third of his property in Devon and to his daughter an annuity of £20 until she was 21, when she was to receive £1,000.[2]

Second marriage[edit]

She married secondly, after 1557, Sir Henry Ughtred (c. 1533–1599),[7] the son of Sir Anthony Ughtred, Governor of Jersey and Elizabeth Seymour, daughter of Sir John Seymour of Wulfhall, Savernake, Wiltshire and Margery Wentworth.[8][9]


Elizabeth died 4 November 1576 and was buried at St. Mary's Church, Basing, Hampshire.[7] Henry Ughtred remarried after his wife's death, however the identity of his second wife is unknown. He died in Limerick in June 1599.[10]



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