Biography of Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

Around 1281 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 was born to Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 (35) and Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 (33)


On 30 Dec 1292 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (11) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (10) were married


On 05 Jun 1296 Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 (51) died at Bayonne.He was buried at Westminster Abbey.


Battle of Falkirk

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry with infantry completing the defeat.The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials including:
Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (26)
Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303
Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306 (53)
Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298 (49)
Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (24)
Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326
William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325
Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321
Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326
Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor 1255-1308
Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308
John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton 1268-1323
John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330
Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (11)
William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley 1255-1316
John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325 (42)
Nicholas Segrave 1256-1321 (42)
Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford 1257-1331 (41)
Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (20)
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (17)
John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (67)
Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314
Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (21)
Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (31)
Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340
John Capet II Duke Brittany 1239-1305 (59)
Philip Darcy 1258-1333
Robert Fitzroger
Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326 (51), or possiby a Roger Fitzwalter?
Simon Fraser -1306
Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (23)
John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 1268-1300 (30), and
Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311 (47).
William Scrope 1245-1312 was knighted.
John Stewart -1298 was killed.
William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock 1705-1746 (-407) fought.


Baron's Letter to the Pope

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship.The letter was never sent.Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (70), Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (23), Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer 1270-1325 (31), Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (25), Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306 (56), Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (34), Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315 (29), Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (26), William Leybourne 1st Baron Leybourne 1242-1309 (59), Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (20), William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304 (58), Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny 1286-1325, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin 1285-1337 (16), Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326 (54), John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset 1274-1336 (26), William Braose 2nd Baron Braose 1260-1326, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (36), Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308, John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310 (32), Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford 1240-1296, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin 1253-1309, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland 1276-1313 (25), Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (26), Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325 (45), William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley 1181-1241, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales -1304, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall 1260-1332, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf 1259-1304, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 1276-1346, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt 1301-1364, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg 1220-1304 (81)..


On 02 May 1302 Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 (54) died


In 1305 Blanche Plantagenet Baroness Wake Liddell 1305-1380 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (24) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (22)


09 Feb 1308 Close Rolls Edward II 1307-1313.Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23).Dover, Kent.To Alice, late wife of Roger Bigod, earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England.Order to meet the king at Dover, Kent on his return from France with his consort about Sunday next after the feast of the Purification of St Mary [02 Feb].Witnessed by Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312.
The like to:
Elizabeth, countess of Hereford and Essex.
Henry de Lancastre (27)
Robert de Monte Alto
Almaric de Sancto Amando[Ibid]
To R Archbishop of Canterbury (63).Order to attend the king's coronaion on Sunday next after the feast of St Valentine [14 Feb] at Westminster, to execute what pertains to his office.
To the sheriff of Surrey.Order to proclaim in market towns, etc., that no knight, esquire, or other shall, under pain of forfeiture, pressure to tourney or make jousts or bordices (torneare, justos seu burdseicas facere), or otherwise go armed at Croydon, Surrey or elsewhere before the king's coronation.


Coronation of Edward II and Isabella

On 25 Feb 1308 Edward II King England 1284-1327 (23) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Henry Woodlock, Bishop Winchester. Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 (13) was crowned as Queen Consort England.
Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 carried the Royal Crown.
William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal 1277-1314 (30) carried the Gilt Spurs.
Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322 (32) carried the Royal Sceptre.
Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (27) carried the Royal Rod.
Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (30) carried the sword Curtana (the sword of Edward the Confessor).
Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (20) carried the table bearing the Royal Robes.
Thomas Grey 1280-1344 and Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326 (61) attended.


Around 1310 Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (29) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (27)


Around 1310 Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (29) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (27) at Grosmont Castle, Grosmont, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales


Around 1312 Joan Plantagenet Baroness Mowbray 1312-1349 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (31) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (29) at Grosmont Castle, Grosmont, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales


Around 1317 Isabel Plantagenet 1317-1345 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (36) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (34)


On 11 Sep 1318 Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (37) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (36)


Around 1320 Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy 1320-1362 was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (39) and Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (37) at Tutbury Castle, Tutbury, Staffordshire


On 03 Dec 1322 Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (40) died


On 29 Mar 1324 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (43) succeeded 3rd Earl Leicester (2C 1265)


After 27 Jan 1327 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (46) succeeded 3rd Earl Lancaster


On 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (64) died at Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire. Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (35) succeeded as 4th Earl Leicester (2C 1265), 4th Earl Lancaster.


Funeral Henry 3rd Earl Lancaster

After 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 was buried at Hospital Chapel, Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire at a ceremony attended by Edward III King England 1312-1377 (32) and his wife Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 (31).


After 1353 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 was reburied at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke, Leicester, Leicestershire


Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 13 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings England: Grand Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Kings Scotland: Great x 5 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 3 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 Son Henry III King England 1207-1272

Plantagenet Arms. Gules, lions passant guardant in pale or armed and langued azure.


GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 Son John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

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Great GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

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Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy 1113-1151

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Great x 3 GrandMother: Empress Matilda Duchess Normandy 1102-1167 Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204


Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine 1099-1137


Great x 3 GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault Duchess Aquitaine 1103-1130


Great GrandMother: Isabella Angoulême Queen Consort England 1188-1246

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Great x 2 GrandFather: Aymer Angoulême I Count Angoulême 1160-1202

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Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angoulême VI Count Angoulême -1179

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Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Courtenay Count Angoulême -1218


Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Courtenay 1126-1183


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Courtenay 1140-1205


GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

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Great GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

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Great x 2 GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence 1174-1209


Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon 1157-1196


Great x 3 GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea Queen Consort Aragon 1155-1208

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Great x 2 GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran Count Provence


Great GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy Count Provence


Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy 1178-1233


Great x 3 GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy 1134-1188


Great x 3 GrandMother: Beatrice Macon Count Savoy


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Geneva Count Savoy


Mother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216- Great Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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Great GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226 Great x 3 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

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Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip Augustus II King France 1165-1223 Great x 2 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

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Great x 3 GrandFather: Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

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Great x 3 GrandMother: Adèle Blois Great Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

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Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders Queen Consort France 1170-1190


Great x 3 GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders V Count Hainault 1150-1195


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Metz Count Hainault, Count Flanders -1194


Great GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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Great x 2 GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile 1155-1214

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Great x 3 GrandFather: Sancho III King Castile 1134-1158

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Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez Queen Consort Castile 1133-1156


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Consort Castile 1161-1214 Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

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Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204


GrandMother: Matilda Reginar Count Saint-Pol 1224-1288 Great x 2 Granddaughter Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant 1207-1248 Great Grandson Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant 1165-1235


Great x 3 GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine 1142-1190


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Luxembourg Duchess Lower Lorraine


Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Metz 1170-1210 Granddaughter Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 3 GrandFather: Matthew Metz Count Boulogne -1173


Great x 3 GrandMother: Marie Blois I Count Boulogne 1136-1182 Daughter Stephen I King England 1094-1154

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Great GrandMother: Marie Swabia Duchess Brabant


Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip Swabia