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Edward of Woodstock "the Black Prince", KG, Prince of England

Edward of Woodstock "the Black Prince", KG, Prince of England

Male 1330 - 1376  (45 years)

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  • Name Edward of Woodstock  
    • He was called the Black Prince because of the color of his armor. [1, 5, 6]
    Born 15 Jun 1330  Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 8
    Title(s) 18 May 1333  [6
    Title(s) 3 Mar 1337  [6, 8
    Title(s) 12 May 1343  [6, 8
    Military 26 Aug 1346 
    Knighted 1348  [6
    Military 19 Sep 1356  [5
    Title(s) 19 Jul 1362  [6
    Died 8 Jun 1376  Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 8
    Buried 29 Sep 1376  Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I21724 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2021 

    Father Edward III, King of England,   b. 13 Nov 1312, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1377, Sheen Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Philippa of Hainault,   b. 24 Jun 1311, Hainault, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1369, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1327  York Minster, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan "the Fair Maid of Kent", LG, Princess of Wales,   b. 29 Sep 1328, Woodstock, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [1, 4, 6, 7
    Married 10 Oct 1361  Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    Age at Marriage He was 31 years - She was 33 years 
    Notes 
    • There is confusion about where they were married. Weir (1989) states they were probably at St Stephen’s Chapel in the Palace of Westminster, or – less probably – at Canterbury Cathedral or at Windsor Castle. [6]
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jun 1330 - Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1361 - Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1376 - Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Sep 1376 - Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Edward the Black Prince
    Arms of Edward the Black Prince
    Edward 'the Black Prince' kneeling before his father, Edward III

  • Sources 
    1. [S1461] Burke, John and John Bernard Burke. The Royal Families of England, Scotland and Wales with their Descendants, Sovereigns and Subjects , (London: E. Churton, 1848).

    2. [S1449] Cokayne, George E. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the UK, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, volume VII , (London: The St. Catherine Press, 1929), Secondary Source.

    3. [S278] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, (web: http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html).

    4. [S1569] Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage web site, (Wellington, New Zealand: http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm, 2019).

    5. [S1941] Soud, David. Kings & Queens of Great Britain, (San Diego, California: Thunder Bay Press, 2017).

    6. [S1682] Weir, Alison. Britain's Royal Families, (London: Vintage Books, 1989).

    7. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    8. [S304] Wikipedia.
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