Maud of Mandeville (d. 1236)

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Maud of Mandeville (d. 1236)

Countess of Essex . Name variations: Maud de Mandeville or Mandville; countess of Hereford. Acceded as countess of Essex on January 8, 1226; died on August 27, 1236; daughter of Geoffrey, 4th earl of Essex (r. 1199–1213), and Beatrice de Say (d. before 1197); married Humphrey Bohun, 1st earl of Hereford (some sources cite 5th earl of Hereford); married Roger de Daunteseye (divorced 1233); children: (first marriage) Henry; Humphrey Bohun (1200–1275), 2nd earl of Hereford, 1st earl of Essex (some sources cite 6th earl of Hereford and Essex [r. 1220–1275]).