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Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester

Born 16 January 1245, Died 5 June 1296

Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester was born on 16 January 1245 at London, England.2 He married, firstly, Aveline de Forz, Countess of Holderness, daughter of William de Forz, Count of Aumale and Isabel de Reviers, on 8 April 1269 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.  He married, secondly, Blanche d'Artois, daughter of Robert I de France, Comte d'Artois and Matilde de Brabant, before 3 February 1276 at Paris, France.  He died on 5 June 1296 at age 51 at Bayonne, Bearn, France.2 He was buried on 15 July 1296 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.

He was the son of Henry III, King of England and Eleanor of Provence. He gained the title of King Edmund of Sicily on 7 January 1254.  He abdicated as King of Sicily in 1263.  He gained the title of Earl of Leicester on 26 October 1265.  He gained the title of 1st Earl of Lancaster on 30 June 1267.  As a result of his marriage, Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester was styled as Comte de Brie in 1276. As a result of his marriage, Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester was styled as Comte de Champagne in 1276.

Children of Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester and Blanche d'Artois

Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Lancaster  Born 
King Edward I  Born 1277 - 1280, Died 22 Mar 1322
Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster  Born c 1281, Died 22 Sep 1345
John of Beaufort, Lord of Beaufort  Born May 1286, Died c 1327
Mary Plantagenet1 Born b 1296

Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster

Born circa 1281, Died 22 September 1345


 Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster was born circa 1281 at Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales.  He married Matilda de Chaworth, daughter of Sir Patrick de Chaworth and Isabella de Beauchamp, before 2 March 1297.  He married Alice de Joinville, daughter of Jean de Joinville, Seneschal de Champagne and Alice de Risnal, after 1322. He died on 22 September 1345 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He was buried at Newark Abbey, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.

He was a son of Edmund 'Crouchback' Plantagenet, Earl of Leicester and Blanche d'Artois. He gained the title of Earl of Leicester on 29 March 1324. He gained the title of 3rd Earl of Lancaster on 26 October 1326.  He gained the title of Lord of Beaufort and Nogent circa 1336.

Children of Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster and Matilda de Chaworth

Henry Grosmont of Derby Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Lancaster Born  1299 - 1314, Died 24 Mar 1360/61
Lady Blanche Plantagenet Born c 1305, Died 10 Jul 1380
Lady Matilda of Lancaster Born c 1310, Died b 5 May 1377
Lady Joan Plantagenet Born c 1312, Died 7 Jul 1345
Isabella Plantagenet Born c 1317, Died a 1 Feb 1347
Lady Eleanor Plantagenet Born c 1318, Died 11 Jan 1372
Lady Mary Plantagenet Born c 1320, Died 1 Sep 1362


Lady Eleanor Plantagenet

Born circa 1318, Died 11 January 1372

Lady Eleanor Plantagenet was born circa 1318. She married, firstly, Sir John de Beaumont, 2nd Lord Beaumont, son of Henry Beaumont, 1st Earl of Buchan and Alice Comyn, before June 1337.1,2 She married, secondly, Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, son of Edmund Fitzalan, 9th Earl of Arundel and Alice de Warenne, on 5 February 1345 at Ditton Church, Stoke Puges, Buckinghamshire, England. She died on 11 January 1372 at Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex, England.  She was buried at Lewes Priory, Lewes, Sussex, EnglanDied

She was also known as Eleanor of Lancaster. She was the daughter of Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster and Matilda de Chaworth.  From before June 1337, her married name became Beaumont. From 5 February 1345, her married name became FitzAlan.

Children of Lady Eleanor Plantagenet and Sir John de Beaumont, 2nd Lord Beaumont

Joan Beaumont Died  1400
Henry de Beaumont, 3rd Lord Beaumont  Born c 1340, Died 25 Jul 1369

Children of Lady Eleanor Plantagenet and Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel

Mary FitzAlan Born 1345 - 1372
Edmund FitzAlan Born c 1346, Died c 1366
Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel 1346, Died 21 Sep 1397
Joan FitzAlan Born 1347, d. 7 Apr 1419
Alice FitzAlan Born c 1350, Died 17 Mar 1416
John d'Arundel, 1st Lord Arundel Born c 1351, Died 16 Dec 1379
Thomas FitzAlan Born c 1353, Died 19 Feb 1413/14
Eleanor FitzAlan Born c 1355, Died b 1366

Alice FitzAlan

Born circa 1350, Died 17 March 1416

Alice FitzAlan was born circa 1350 at Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex, England.  She married Thomas de Holand, 2nd Earl of Kent, son of Thomas de Holand, 1st Earl of Kent and Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent, on 10 April 1364. She died on 17 March 1416.

She was the daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Lady Eleanor Plantagenet.

Joan FitzAlan

Born 1347, Died 7 April 1419

Joan FitzAlan was born in 1347 at Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex, England.2 She married Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, son of William de Bohun, 1st Earl of Northampton and Elizabeth de Badlesmere, circa 1359. She died on 7 April 1419.2

She was the daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Lady Eleanor Plantagenet.

Children of Joan FitzAlan and Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford

Lady Eleanor de Bohun Born c 1366, Died 3 Oct 1399
Lady Mary de Bohun Born c 1369, Died 4 Jul 139




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