Ten things you didn’t know about Gertrude Courtenay, Marchioness of Exeter

Ten things you didn’t know about Gertrude Courtenay, Marchioness of Exeter Written by Sylvia Barbara Soberton Great by birth, greater by marriage.  Gertrude’s father, William Blount, Fourth Baron Mountjoy, was an influential member of the Tudor court, a respected humanistic scholar and patron of learning. He served as chamberlain in the household of Queen Katharine…

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