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  • ID: I1565
  • Name: Edward III (PLANTAGENET) King of England 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 27 NOV 2013
  • Birth: 13 NOV 1312 1
  • Event: Title JAN 1340
  • Note: In January 1340 Edward assumed the title 'King of France', which he claimed through his mother, thus starting the Hundred Years War. 1
  • Death: 21 JUN 1377 in Sheen, Surrey
  • Note: In the words of Froissart, "The gallant and noble King Edward III departed this life to the deep distress of the whole realm of England." 2

    Father: Edward II (PLANTAGENET) King of England b: 25 APR 1284
    Mother: Isabella DE VALOIS b: 1295

    Marriage 1 Philippa OF HAINAULT b: ABT 1313/14
    • Married: 24 JAN 1328 1
    1. Has Children Edward (PLANTAGENET) of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, 'The Black Prince' b: 15 JUN 1330 in Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
    2. Has Children Isabella of Woodstock b: 16 JUN 1332
    3. Has No Children Joan of Woodstock b: ABT JAN 1334
    4. Has Children Lionel (PLANTAGENET) Duke of Clarence, Earl of Ulster b: 29 NOV 1338 in Antwerp
    5. Has Children John OF GAUNT Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Lincoln, Duke of Aquitaine, King of Castile b: FEB 1340 in St Bavon's Abbey, Ghent
    6. Has Children Edmund (PLANTAGENET) of Langley; 2nd Earl of Cambridge; Duke of York b: 05 JUN 1341 in Abbot's Langley, Hertfordshire
    7. Has No Children Blanche of the Tower b: MAR 1342
    8. Has No Children Mary of Waltham b: 10 OCT 1344 in Waltham, Hampshire
    9. Has No Children Margaret b: 20 JUL 1346 in Windsor Castle
    10. Has No Children William of Windsor b: BEF 24 JUN 1348
    11. Has Children Thomas (PLANTAGENET) of Woodstock b: 07 JAN 1354/55 in Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire

    1. Title: Britain's Royal Families The Complete Genealogy
      Abbrev: Britain's Royal Families
      Author: Compiler: Alison Weir
      Publication: Pimlico, London, 2002 (Paperback edition)
    2. Title: Biographer of Edward III, and of Roger Mortimer
      Abbrev: Ian Mortimer
      Page: The Perfect King -
      The Life of Edward III
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