Biography of Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster

Timeline

On 06 Nov 1391 Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster was born to Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster and Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster at County Westmeath.

On 20 Jul 1398 Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster succeeded 5th Earl March (1C 1328), 7th Earl Ulster, 7th Baron Mortimer Wigmore.

Richard II Abdication

On 12 Aug 1399 Richard II King England negotiated with Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland at Conwy Castle.
On 19 Aug 1399 Richard II King England surrendered to Henry IV King England at Flint Castle.
On 29 Sep 1399 Richard II King England abdicated II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Tower of London. Thomas Grey, William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell and Thomas Rempston were present.
On 30 Sep 1399 Henry IV King England became IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster. He had usurped his cousin Richard II and Richard's heir the seven year old Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl of March}] who was descended from Edward III's second sonLionel of Antwerp Duke of Clarence. This second usurption was to have far reaching consequences since it subsequently became the descent by which the House of York claimed precedence over the House of Lancaster being one of the causes of the Wars of the Roses.

Southampton Plot

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England was in Portchester Castle preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster revealed the Southampton Plot to him. Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham, Thomas Grey, and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge were intending to replace Henry V King England with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster having a better claim to the throne being descended from Edward III's second son Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence whereas Henry V King England was descended from the third son John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster.
Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys sat in judgement.

On 18 Jan 1425 Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster died at Trim Castle, Trim, County Meath.

After 18 Jan 1425 Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster was buried at Clare Priory.

Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster and Anne Stafford Duchess Exeter were married. Anne Stafford Duchess Exeter by marriage Countess March (1C 1328), Earl Ulster.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Mortimer

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Egbert King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster Great Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Philippa Montagu Countess March

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Montfort Baroness Furnivall, Baroness Montagu

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Grandison 1st Baron Grandison

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sibylla Tregoz Baroness Grandison

GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence Son Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward II King England Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland Great x 4 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Burgh

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Clare Lady Verdun Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

Mother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holand

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Zouche Baroness Holand Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

Great GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Blois Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wake Countess Kent Great x 3 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Fiennes Baroness Wake Liddell Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Warenne

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Vere

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

Great x 3 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer