BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD "BLACK PRINCE" PLANTAGENET PRINCE WALES 1330-1376

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou

EVENTS

On 15 Jun 1330 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 was born to Edward III King England 1312-1377 (17) and Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 (15) at Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

On 17 Mar 1337 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (6) was appointed as Duke Cornwall

On 12 May 1343 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (12) was appointed as Prince Wales

On 23 Apr 1344 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (13) was appointed 1st Knight Garter: Founder

On 26 Aug 1346 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (16) defeated the French army at Crecy during the Battle of Crecy. The English army was commanded by Edward III King England 1312-1377 (33) , his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (16) , Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (33) , William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 (36) and John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Warwick 1316-1360 (30) .

On 09 Apr 1347 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (16) attended a Tournament at Lichfield. John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (29) , Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (43) (or possibly his son also Hugh Courtenay -1348) and Robert Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1309-1350 (38) took part in the Tournament. .

On 29 Aug 1350 the English fleet defeated a Castilian fleet at Winchelsea, Sussex during the Battle of Winchelsea. Around twenty Castilian ships were captured; several were sunk. For the English Edward III King England 1312-1377 (37) and his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (20) , James Audley 1318-1369 (32) , Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham 1312-1392 (37) , Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (40) and John Sully 1283-1388 (67) fought.

On 13 Jan 1356 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (25) and Ralph Basset 3rd Baron Basset Drayton 1335-1390 (21) fought at Bordeaux, France during the Battle of Bordeaux

On 19 Sep 1356 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (26) defeated the French and Scottish army led by John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) at Poitiers during the Battle of Poitiers. John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (37) was captured.

On 13 Apr 1360 a freak weather event known as Black Monday Hailstorm occurred as the army of Edward III King England 1312-1377 (47) were camped outside Chartres. Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (47) , William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 (50) , Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (50) , Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (29) and Walter Mauny were present. Around one thousand English were killed, with up to six thousand horses. Edward III King England 1312-1377 (47) believed the event to be an Act of God and proceeded to negotiate with the French resulting in the Treaty of Bretigny.

On 24 Oct 1360, three weeks after the Black Monday Hailstorm, Edward III King England 1312-1377 (47) and John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (41) , and their eldest sons Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (30) and the future Charles V King France 1338-1380 (22) , ratified the Treaty of Brétigny at Calais. Louis Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou 1339-1384 (21) and John Valois 1st Duke Berry 1340-1416 (19) were given as hostages. Philip "Bold" Valois-Burgundy II Duke Burgundy 1342-1404 (18) was ransomed. The treaty confirmed lands held by Edward III King England 1312-1377 (47) including Aquitaine. John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (41) was ransomed for three million écus being released after the payment of the first third.

On 10 Oct 1361 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (31) and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385 (33) were marriedHalf First Cousin Once Removed (Common Ancestor(s): Edward "Longshanks" I King England), Fourth Cousin Once Removed (Common Ancestor(s): Alfonso IX King Leon and Berengaria Ivrea I Queen Castile), Fifth Cousin (Common Ancestor(s): Alberic Dammartin and Mathilde Clermont), Fourth Cousin Once Removed (Common Ancestor(s): Louis "Lion" VIII King France and Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France), Fourth Cousin Once Removed (Common Ancestor(s): Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence and Beatrice Savoy), Fourth Cousin Once Removed (Common Ancestor(s): Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant and Marie Swabia)

On 27 Jan 1365 Edward Plantagenet 1365-1370 was born to Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (34) and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385 (36) at Château d'Angoulême, Angouleme

On 06 Jan 1367 Richard II King England 1367-1400 was born to Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (36) and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385 (38) at Bordeaux, France

On 03 Apr 1367 the forces of Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369 (32) commanded by Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (36) defeated the army of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (33) at the Battle of Nájera at Nájera. The English forces included John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (27) , John Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1331- (36) , William Scrope 1325-1367, Peter Courtenay 1346-1405 (21) , John Devereux 1st Baron Devereux 1337-1393 (30) and Thomas Banastre 1334-1379 (33) . The forces of Henry "Fratricide" II King Castile 1334-1379 (33) included Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (47) . The battle achieved little since Bertrand Geusclin 1320-1380 (47) escaped.

On 08 Jun 1376 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 (45) died of dysentery at Westminster Palace, Westminster. .

After 08 Jun 1376 Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376 was buried at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent

Simon Burley 1336-1388 raised with Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales 1330-1376

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

1G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

2G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

3G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

4G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England 1122-1204

3G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England 1188-1246

4G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême 1160-1202

4G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay -1218

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

4G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence 1174-1209

4G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

4G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy 1178-1233

4G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

1G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

2G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252

3G GrandFather: Alfonso IX King Leon 1171-1230

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand II King Leon 1137-1188

4G GrandMother: Urraca Burgundy Queen Consort Leon 1148-1211

3G GrandMother: Berengaria Ivrea I Queen Castile 1179-1246

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile 1155-1214

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Castile 1161-1214

2G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu 1220-1279

3G GrandFather: Simon Dammartin 1180-1239

4G GrandFather: Alberic Dammartin -1200

4G GrandMother: Mathilde Clermont

3G GrandMother: Marie Montgomery Count Ponthieu 1199-1250

4G GrandFather: William Montgomery IV Count Ponthieu 1179-1221

4G GrandMother: Alys Capet 1160-1220

GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

1G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

2G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

3G GrandFather: Louis IX King France 1214-1270

4G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252

3G GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France 1221-1295

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandFather: James I King Aragon 1208-1276

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Aragon 1178-1213

4G GrandMother: Marie Montpellier

3G GrandMother: Violant Unknown

1G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305

2G GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre 1244-1274

3G GrandFather: Theobald IV King Navarre 1201-1253

4G GrandFather: Theobald Blois 1179-1201

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez -1229

3G GrandMother: Margaret Bourbon

2G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302

3G GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216-

4G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252

3G GrandMother: Matilda Reginar 1224-1288

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant 1207-1248

4G GrandMother: Marie Swabia

Mother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

1G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304

2G GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault 1218-1257

3G GrandFather: Bouchard Avesnes 1182-1244

4G GrandFather: James Avesnes 1152-1191

4G GrandMother: Adela Guise

3G GrandMother: Margaret Flanders II Count Flanders 1202-1280

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders VI Count Hainault, IX Count Flanders 1171-1205

4G GrandMother: Marie Blois -1204

2G GrandMother: Adelaide Countholland 1230-1284

3G GrandFather: Floris Countholland IV Count Holland 1210-1234

4G GrandFather: William Countholland I Count Holland 1167-1222

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Guelders -1218

3G GrandMother: Mathilde Reginar 1200-1267

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant 1165-1235

4G GrandMother: Maud Metz 1170-1210

1G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg 1252-1311

2G GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur 1216-1281

3G GrandFather: Waleran Luxembourg III Duke Limburg 1165-1226

4G GrandFather: Henry Luxembourg III Duke Limburg 1140-1221

4G GrandMother: Sophia Saarbrücken

3G GrandMother: Ermesinda Luxembourg

2G GrandMother: Margaret Bar 1220-1275

3G GrandFather: Henry Bar II Count Bar -1239

4G GrandFather: Theobald Bar I Count Bar 1160-1214

4G GrandMother: Erminsende Bar-Sur-Seine

3G GrandMother: Philippa Capet 1192-1242

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet II Count Dreux 1154-1218

4G GrandMother: Yolande Coucy 1164-1222

GrandMother: Joan Valois 1294-1342

1G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

2G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

3G GrandFather: Louis IX King France 1214-1270

4G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252

3G GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France 1221-1295

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandFather: James I King Aragon 1208-1276

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Aragon 1178-1213

4G GrandMother: Marie Montpellier

3G GrandMother: Violant Unknown

1G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1273-1299

2G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309

3G GrandFather: Charles King Sicily 1227-1285

4G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Provence Queen Consort Sicily 1231-1267

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandMother: Mary Unknown