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de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March Edmund "The Good"

Male 1350 - 1381  (31 years)


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  • Name de Mortimer, Edmund "The Good" 
    Title 3rd Earl of March 
    Born 1 Feb 1350  Llangoed, Llyswen, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Dec 1381  Dominican Friary, Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wigmore Abbey, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30233  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 

    Father de Mortimer, Roger,   b. 11 Nov 1328, Ludlow, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1360, Rouvray, Yonne, Burgandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother de Montacute, Philippa,   b. Abt 1332, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1382, Bisham, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1350  Donyatt, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Plantagenet, Phillipa,   b. 16 Aug 1355, Eltham Palace, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1382, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1367  Queen's Chapel, Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. de Mortimer, Roger,   b. 11 Apr 1374,   d. 20 Jul 1398, Battle of Kells, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
     2. de Mortimer, Edmund,   b. 9 Nov 1376, Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1409, Harlech Castle, Harlech, Merionteithshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     3. Mortimer, Elisabeth,   b. 12 Feb 1369, Usk, Monmouthshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1417, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     4. de Mortimer, Philippa
    Last Modified 7 May 2019 
    Family ID F10061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, b. 1342. This nobleman, at the time of his father's death, was in minority, yet, by reason of his singular knowledge and parts, he was employed at eighteen years of age to treat with the commissioners of the King of France, touching a peace betwixt both realms. In the 1st Richard II [1377], he was sworn to the privy council and, in two years afterwards, constituted lord lieutenant of Ireland, in which government he d. in 1381. His lordship m. the Lady Philippa Plantagenet, dau. and heir of Lionel, Duke of Clarence (by Elizabeth, his wife, dau. and heir of William, son and heir of John de Burgh, Earl of Ulster), by whom he had issue, Roger, his successor; Edmund (Sir), m. the dau. of Owen Glendour, and his issue is said to have settled in Scotland; John (Sir), who, being arraigned in parliament, temp. Henry VI, for treasonable speeches, was condemned and executed; Elizabeth, m. 1st to Henry Percy, the celebrated Hotspur, and 2ndly, to Thomas, Lord Camois, K.G.; Philippa, m. 1st to John, Earl of Pembroke, 2ndly, to Richard, Earl of Arundel, and 3rdly to John Poynings, Lord St. John. His lordship d. in 1381, and was s. by his eldest son, Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage Ltd, London, England, 1883, p. 384, Mortimer, Barons Mortimer, of Wigmore, Earls of March]