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Henry of Grosmont

Male 1314 - 1361  (47 years)

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  • Name Henry of Grosmont 
    Birth 1314  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death 23 Mar 1361  [1
    Death 24 Mar 1361  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burial Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I6902  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2023 

    Father Henry of Lancaster,   b. Abt 1280   d. 22 Sep 1345 (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Maud de Chaworth,   b. 2 Feb 1282   d. Bef 3 Dec 1322 (Age < 40 years) 
    Marriage Bef 2 Mar 1297  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F1680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel de Beaumont   d. Aft 24 Mar 1361 
    Marriage Abt 1337 
    +1. Blanche of Lancaster,   b. 25 Mar 1342   d. 12 Sep 1368 (Age 26 years)
    Family ID F9683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2023 

  • Notes 
    • He succeeded to the titles of Earl of Lancaster and of Leicester. "[C]reated Earl of Derby (1337), Earl of Lincoln (1349), Duke of Lancaster (1351), England's foremost military commander during the early stages of the Hundred Years War, the richest and most powerful man in the kingdom after Edward III, and his most trusted cousnelor, he was esteemed by his contemporaries as a perfect knight." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

      He died of the plague.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics by Leo Van de Pas, continued by Ian Fettes and Leslie Mahler.

    2. [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.

    3. [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.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    5. [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.

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

    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.