BIOGRAPHY OF EDMUND PLANTAGENET 1ST EARL KENT 1301-1330

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 05 Aug 1301 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England (62) and Margaret Capet at Woodstock Palace

In 1321 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (19) was created 1st Earl Kent (5C 1321)

In 1325 Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (23) and Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell were married

In 1326 Edmund Plantagenet 2nd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (24) and Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell

In 1327 Margaret Plantagenet was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (25) and Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell

On 29 Sep 1328 Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (27) and Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell at Woodstock Palace

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

On 19 Mar 1330 the King's uncle Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (28) 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 (42) to entrap Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (28) . Edward III King England (17) was unable to show leniency risking complicity in the plot.

On 07 Apr 1330 John Plantagenet 3rd Earl Kent was born to Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (28) and Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell at Arundel Castle

ANCESTRY

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

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

2G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

5G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

5G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

4G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Matilda Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

5G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

4G GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

5G GrandFather: Aimery Châtellerault Viscount Châtellerault

5G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

2G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

5G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

5G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

3G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

5G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

5G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

3G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

4G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

5G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Barcelona V Count Barcelona

4G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

5G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, VII King Leon

5G GrandMother: Richeza Unknown

3G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

2G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

3G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandMother: Mahaut Albon

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Mâcon

3G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

Mother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Louis IX King France (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip Augustus II King France (2G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Louis VII King Franks

5G GrandMother: Adèle Blois (1G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders

5G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders V Count Hainault

5G GrandMother: Margaret Metz I Count Flanders

3G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France (Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile

5G GrandFather: Sancho III King Castile

5G GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Castile (Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

2G GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France

3G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

4G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

5G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

5G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

4G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

4G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

5G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

5G GrandMother: Beatrice Mâcon

4G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

GrandMother: Maria Reginar (3G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Reginar III Duke Brabant (2G Grandson Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant (1G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar Godfrey VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant

5G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine

5G GrandMother: Margaret Luxembourg

4G GrandMother: Maud Metz (Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

5G GrandFather: Matthew Metz Count Boulogne

5G GrandMother: Marie Blois I Count Boulogne (Daughter Stephen I King England)

3G GrandMother: Marie Swabia

4G GrandFather: Philip Swabia

2G GrandMother: Adelaide Burgundy (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy IV Duke Burgundy (4G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Odo Burgundy III Duke Burgundy (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy III Duke Burgundy (2G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Metz

4G GrandMother: Alice Vergy

5G GrandFather: Hugues Vergy

3G GrandMother: Yolande Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet III Count Dreux

5G GrandFather: Robert Capet II Count Dreux

5G GrandMother: Yolande Coucy

4G GrandMother: Alianore St Valery

5G GrandFather: Thomas St Valery

5G GrandMother: Adele Ponthieu