Blount


Blount

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People

Blount (or Blunt) is a common surname of English derivation, meaning "blonde, fair" (Old French "blund"), or "dull" (Middle English "blunt, blont")
* Bessie Blount, mistress of Henry VIII of England and mother of his only illegitimate son, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset
* Bessie Blount, (b. 1914) an African American inventor
*Charles Blount (deist), (1654-1693), author and son of Sir Henry Blount
* Sir Christopher Blount (d. 1601), companion of Sir Walter Raleigh and cousin of Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devonshire
* Edward Blount (or Blunt), publishing partner for the First Folio of the works of Shakespeare
* Elizabeth Blount (1502–1540), mistress of Henry VIII and the mother of his illegitimate son, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset
* Sir James Blount (d. 1493), English commander of the fortress of Hammes and a minor character in Shakespeare's play "Richard III"
* Sir Henry Blount, author of "Voyage into the Levant" (1635)
* Herman Blount, (1914–1993), birth name of jazz musician Sun Ra
* James Henderson Blount (1837–1903), U.S. congressman from Georgia, Minister to Hawaii
*James Blunt born James Hillier Blount, British musician, singer/songwriter
* Sir John Blount of Shropshire, father to Elizabeth Blount
* Mark Blount (1975—), American basketball player
* Mary Grainger Blount, wife of William Blount
* Mel Blount (1948—), American professional football player
* Ralph Blount (or Blunt), merchant tailor of London, father of Edward Blount
* Richard Blount, S.J. (1565-1638), English Priest and Jesuit Provincial
* Roy Blount, Jr. (1941—), American humorist
* Thomas Blount (1618–1679), English antiquarian and lexicographer
* Thomas Blount (1759–1812), American Revolutionary War veteran and congressman from North Carolina
* William Blount (1749–1800), American statesman and senator from Tennessee
* William Grainger Blount (1784–1827), American stateman from Tennessee, son of William Blount
* Willie Blount (1768–1835), American Governor of Tennessee, half-brother of William Blount
* Winton M. Blount (1921–2002), American industrialist and U.S. Postmaster-General
* Cecil Blount DeMille (1881–1959), American film producer and businessman
* Michael Blount (1529–c.1597), Sheriff of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
* Edgar Robert Blount (1977—), Computer Professional

English nobility, Barons Mountjoy and Earls of Newport in the English Peerage:
*Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy (1420–1474)
*Edward Blount, 2nd Baron Mountjoy (1467–1475)
*John Blount, 3rd Baron Mountjoy (1445–1485)
*William Blount, 4th Baron Mountjoy (1478–1534) scholar and chamberlain to Catherine of Aragon
*Charles Blount, 5th Baron Mountjoy (1516–1544)
*James Blount, 6th Baron Mountjoy (d. 1581)
*William Blount, 7th Baron Mountjoy (1561–1594)
*Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy (1562–1606), English courtier, soldier, & colonial administrator
*Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (1597–1665)
*Mountjoy Blount, 2nd Earl of Newport (1630–1674)
*Thomas Blount, 3rd Earl of Newport (d. 1675)
*Henry Blount, 4th Earl of Newport (d. 1679)

Place names

In the United States:
* Blount, Georgia
* Blount, North Carolina
* Blount, West Virginia
* "see also": Blount County

See also

*Blunt (disambiguation)

References

*"Dictionary of American Family Names", Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4


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