Was a church Deacon.
Humphrey VIII de Bohun, Earl of Hereford & 4th Earl of Essex
supported King Edward II of England against the Scottish in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314, during the Scottish war of independence. Bohun was captured by the Scottish during the battle. He was later slain in a rebellion of the barons against Edward II.
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John de Bohun, Ninth Earl of Hereford And Essex
Lord High Constable. The Complete Peerage vol.V,p.135
Humphrey de Bohun
Steward and sewer of King Henry I. Accompanied Richard de Lacy into Scotland with a powerful army to lay waste to that country.
Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford
Made 1st Earl of Hereford by charter of King John 28 April 1199. Inherited the constableship of England from his father. Was one of the lords who enforced the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. Excommunicated by the Pope, he was held prisoner at the Battle of Lincoln during the reign of Henry III. Became Lord of Essex upon marriage to Maud, daughter of Geoffrey Fitzpiers, Earl of Essex.