Edward II King of England PLANTAGENET Philippa d'Avesnes of HAINAULT Isabella of FRANCE Mini tree diagram

Edward III King Of England PLANTAGENET2,1,2,3

13th Nov 13121,2,3 - 21st Jun 13771,2,3

Life History

13th Nov 1312

Born in Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England,.1,2,3

24th Jan 1326/7

Married Philippa d'Avesnes of HAINAULT in York Minster. Yorkshire, England.2,3

14th Aug 1369

Death of Philippa d'Avesnes of HAINAULT in Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England.3,3

21st Jun 1377

Died in Sheen Palace, Sheen, Staffordshire, England.1,2,3

A stroke

after 21st Jun 1377

Buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England.2,3

Notes

  • Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22
    Edward III
    Birth 13 Nov 1312 Windsor Castle
    Death 21 Jun 1377 Sheen, England
    Father's Name Edward II
    Mother's name Isabella of France

    Millennium File
    Edward III King of England
    Birth 13 Nov 1312 Windsor Castle, Berks, England
    Christening Date 20 Nov 1312
    Death 21 Jun 1377 Shene
    Burial London, London, England
    Marriage 24 Jan 1327 Yorkshire, England
    Father Edward II King of England
    Mother Isabella of France
    Spouse Philappa of Hainault
    Children:
    John Of Gaunt Duke Of Lancaster
    Isabel Princess Of England
    Joan Princess Of England
    Spouse Father Count of Hainaut Guillaume III
    Spouse Mother of Valois Jeanne

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    Edward III
    Birth Nov. 13, 1312 Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough,Berkshire, England
    Death Jun. 21, 1377 Richmond, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames,Greater London, England
    [Note the place of death her is reported as Richmond, London, but thesummary below reports he died at Shene Palace, as other sourcesreport.]

    English Monarch. The son of Edward II and Isabella of France, he wasinstalled as king after his mother and her lover, Roger Mortimer,forced his weak father to abdicate. He was crowned on January 25, 1327at the age of 14, with his mother and Mortimer in control as regents.Edward married Philippa of Hainault on January 24, 1328 at YorkMinster. The marriage was a loving, successful one despite Edward'sinfidelities, and the couple had 13 children. In 1330 at the age of18, Edward siezed control and had Roger Mortimer executed. He sparedhis mother, but exiled her from court. Edward ruled successfully for50 years, during which time he expanded English territory through warswith Scotland and France, and instituted government reforms whichaffirmed the power of the middle class in Parliament. The countryprospered through the export of wool, but the prosperity was temperedby the devastation of the Black Death. Edward died of a stroke atSheen Palace at the age of 65. His eldest son and heir Edward, theBlack Prince, having died the previous year, the throne went to theBlack Prince's son and Edward's grandson, Richard. (bio by: KristenConrad)

    Parents:
    King Edward II (1284 - 1327)
    Isabella of France (1292 - 1358)
    Spouse Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault (1311 - 1369)

    Children:
    Joan Perrers Skerne (____ - 1431)
    Edward Plantagenet (1330 - 1376)
    Isabel Plantagenet Coucy (1332 - 1379)
    Joan Plantagenet (1334 - 1348)
    Prince William Of Hatfield (1337 - 1337)
    Lionel Plantagenet (1338 - 1368)
    John Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)
    Edmund of Langley (1341 - 1402)
    Blanche de la Tour (1342 - 1342)
    Mary de Waltham (1344 - 1362)
    Margaret Plantagnet Hastings (1346 - 1361)
    William de Windsor (1348 - 1348)
    Thomas Plantagenet (1355 - 1397)

    Siblings:
    Joan Plantagent
    Edward III (1312 - 1377)
    John Plantagenet of Eltham (1316 - 1336)
    Eleanor Of Woodstock (1318 - 1355)
    Joan Plantagenet (1321 - 1362)

    Burial Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, GreaterLondon, England
    GPS (lat/lon): 51.50008, -0.12923

    Maintained by Find A Grave, Record added Jan 01, 2001
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