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, Edward III, King of England


Born: 13 NOV 1312, Windsor Castle,Windsor,Berkshire,England
Acceded: 1 FEB 1327, Westminster Abbey, London, England
Died: 21 JUN 1377, Sheen Palace, Surrey
Interred: Westminster Abbey, London, England
Notes:
Reigned 1327-1377. Edward assumed effective power in 1330 after imprisoning
his mother and executing her lover Roger de Mortimer who had murdered his
father; therafter his reign was dominated by military adventures. His victory
in Scotland, especially at Haildon Hill 1333 encouraged him to plan (1363) the
union of England and Scotland. Through his mother he claimed the French throne
thus starting (1337) the Hundred years war. His son John of Gaunt dominated
the government during his last years. Died of a Stroke.

Father: , Edward II of Caernarvon, King of England, b. 25 APR 1284

Mother: de France, Isabella, b. 1292

Married 24 JAN 1328, York Minster to , Philippa of Hainault

Child 1: , Edward The Black Prince, Prince of Wales, b. 15 JUN 1330
Child 2: , Isabella, b. 16 JUN 1332
Child 3: , Joan (Joanna), b. ABT FEB 1335
Child 4: , William of Hatfield, b. BEF 16 FEB 1337
Child 5: Plantagenet, Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, b. 29 NOV 1338
Child 6: Plantagenet, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, b. MAR 1340
Child 7: Plantagenet, Edmund of Langley, Duke of York, b. 5 JUN 1341
Child 8: Tour, Blanche de la, b. MAR 1342
Child 9: , Mary, b. 10 OCT 1344
Child 10: , Margaret, b. 20 JUL 1346
Child 11: , Thomas, b. 1347
Child 12: , William of Windsor, b. 24 JUN 1348
Child 13: Plantagenet, Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, b. 7 JAN 1355
Child 14: , Joan

Associated with Perrers, Alice

Child 15: de Southeray, John, Sir, b. CIR 1364
Child 16: , Joan
Child 17: , Jane
Child 18: Lytlington, Nicholas, Abbot of Westminster

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