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Plantagenet, Prince of Wales Edward "The Black Prince"

Male 1330 - 1376  (45 years)


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  • Name Plantagenet, Edward "The Black Prince"  [1, 2
    Title Prince of Wales 
    Born 15 Jun 1330  Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jun 1376  Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Canterbury Cathedral, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13288  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father Plantagenet, Edward King of England III,   b. 13 Nov 1312, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1377, Sheen Palace, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother d'Avesnes, Philippa,   b. 24 Jun 1311, Valenciennes, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1369, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Jan 1327  York Minster, Deangate, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F20057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Plantagenet, Joan "Fair Maid of Kent",   b. 29 Sep 1328, Woodstock, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1361  Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Plantagenet, Richard II,   b. 6 Jan 1367, Bordeaux, Gascony, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1400, Pontefract Castle, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F4428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He distinguished himself as a military leader during the Hundred Years' War. During his lifetime he was called Edward of Woodstock; the name Black Prince was given him because of the black armor he wore. Parts of his armor still hang in Canterbury Cathedral.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1845] Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).

    2. [S1932] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), Book Title: The royal lineage of the Hamlins : being the branch of the Hamlin family descended through Mary Dunham, who was born 1642, probably at Plymouth, Mass., and married Nov. 20, 1662, James Hamlin, Jr. of Bartstable, Mass.

    3. [S1592] Millennium File, Heritage Consulting, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).