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Henry of Lancaster

Male Abt 1280 - 1345  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Henry of Lancaster 
    Born Abt 1280  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1281  Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Died 22 Sep 1345  [1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Buried The Newarke, Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 7, 8, 9
    Person ID I3071  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Edmund "Crouchback",   b. 16 Jan 1245, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1296, Bayonne, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Blanche of Artois,   b. Abt 1248,   d. 2 May 1302, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1276  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Family ID F3898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maud de Chaworth,   b. 2 Feb 1282,   d. Bef 3 Dec 1322  (Age < 40 years) 
    Married Bef 2 Mar 1297  [1, 2, 7, 9, 11, 12
    Children 
    +1. Maud of Lancaster,   d. 5 May 1377
    +2. Henry of Grosmont,   b. Abt 1310,   d. 23 Mar 1361  (Age ~ 51 years)
    +3. Joan of Lancaster,   b. Abt 1312,   d. Aft 1345  (Age ~ 34 years)
    +4. Eleanor of Lancaster,   b. Abt 1318,   d. 11 Jan 1372, Arundel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    +5. Mary of Lancaster,   b. Abt 1320,   d. 1 Sep 1362  (Age ~ 42 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F1680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called "Tortcol"; also called Henry Plantagenet.

      Earl of Lancaster. Earl of Leicester.

      Steward of England; Constable of Abergavenny and Kenilworth Castles 1326; Chief Guardian of the King 1327; Captain-General of the Marches towards Scotland 1327; Councillor of Regency 1345.

      Summoned to Parliament by writs 6 Feb 1299 onward.

      "Served against the Scots and in Flanders, at the siege of Carlaverock in 1300, among the barons forcing restrictions on Edward II's powers, joined the queen's party in 1326 and captured the king later that year, knighted Edward III at his coronation, became blind in about 1330, but continued to participate in public affairs and as a counselor of the king." [Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    3. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.

    4. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., year only.

    5. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here., year only.

    6. [S73] Political Society in Lancastrian England: The Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire by S. J. Payling. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991., year only.

    7. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    8. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    9. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    10. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here., "apparently between 27 July and 29 Oct. 1276".

    11. [S53] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years, by Frederick Lewis Weis. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and William R. Beal. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

    12. [S73] Political Society in Lancastrian England: The Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire by S. J. Payling. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991., "shortly before March 1297".