Biography of Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

Timeline

On 05 Aug 1301 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England and Margaret Capet Count Blois at Woodstock Palace.

In 1321 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent was created 1st Earl Kent (5C 1321).

In 1325 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent were married. Margaret Wake Countess Kent by marriage Countess Kent (5C 1321).

In 1326 Edmund Plantagenet 2nd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent.

In 1327 Margaret Plantagenet was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent.

On 29 Sep 1328 Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent at Woodstock Palace.

Execution of Edmund of Woodstock

On 19 Mar 1330 the King's uncle Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent was beheaded at Winchester Castle by a convicted latrine cleaner who was also facing the death penalty; no-one else would undertake the task. He had been convicted of plotting against the court believing his brother Edward II was still alive. It later emerged the plot had been created by Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March to entrap Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent. Edward III King England was unable to show leniency risking complicity in the plot. .

After 19 Mar 1330 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent was buried at Westminster Abbey.

On 07 Apr 1330 John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent and Margaret Wake Countess Kent at Arundel Castle.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

John "Lackland" I King England

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 13 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 5 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 4 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Ancestry

Father: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

GrandFather: Henry III King England Son John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks, Queen Consort England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

Great x 3 GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault Duchess Aquitaine

Great GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angouleme

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angouleme

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Courtenay Count Angouleme

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

Great GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

Great x 2 GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea Queen Consort Aragon

Great x 2 GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran Count Provence

Great GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy Count Provence

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Beatrice Macon Count Savoy

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Geneva Count Savoy

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

GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: Louis IX King France Great Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France Great x 3 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Augustus II King France Great x 2 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Consort Castile Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran Count Provence

Great x 2 GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy Count Provence

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Geneva Count Savoy

GrandMother: Maria Reginar Queen Consort France Great x 3 Granddaughter Stephen I King England

Great GrandFather: Henry Reginar III Duke Brabant Great x 2 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant Great Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Metz Granddaughter Stephen I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marie Swabia Duchess Brabant

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Swabia

Great GrandMother: Adelaide Burgundy Duchess Brabant Great x 5 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy IV Duke Burgundy Great x 4 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Odo Burgundy III Duke Burgundy Great x 3 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Vergy Duchess Burgundy

Great x 2 GrandMother: Yolande Capet Duchess Burgundy

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Capet III Count Dreux

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alianore St Valery Count Dreux