BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD LANCASTER PRINCE WALES 1453-1471

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Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry VI King England, II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 13 Oct 1453 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales was born to Henry VI King England, II King France (31) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England at Westminster Palace. When Henry VI King England, II King France (31) recovered from his catatonic state he greeted the child as a 'miracle'. There is some speculation as the the child's actual father since Henry VI King England, II King France (31) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England had been married for many years before the child was born. Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (47) has been suggested. [Birth of Edward of Westminster]

In 1454 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales was appointed as Prince Wales at Windsor Castle

On 22 Jul 1470 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (42) , Henry VI King England, II King France (48) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England signed the Angers Agreement that had been arranged by Louis "Father of the People" XI King France at Angers Cathedral. Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (16) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) were formally betrothed as part of the Agreement.

On 13 Dec 1470 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) were married at Angers Cathedral. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) was appointed as Princess Wales. [Marriage of Edward of Westminster to Anne Neville]

After 14 Apr 1471 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales was buried at Tewkesbury Abbey

On 04 May 1471 at the Battle of Tewkesbury Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England was captured. Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) was killed. John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (36) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock and John Beaufort (30) were killed. Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset (32) and Hugh Courtenay (44) were beheaded after the battle.

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry VI King England, II King France (Son Henry V King England)

GrandFather: Henry V King England (Son Henry IV King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry IV King England (Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Earl Lancaster, 6th Earl Leicester (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 1st Duke Lancaster (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

4G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

2G GrandMother: Mary Bohun (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his uncle 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, his father 2nd Earl Northampton (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his father 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

GrandMother: Catherine Valois Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Charles V King France (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

3G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Louis Bourbon I Duke Bourbon (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Mary Hainault (4G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Valois (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Mahaut Châtillon (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Louis Wittelsbach IV Holy Roman Emperor (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Beatrix Świdnica

4G GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Frederick III King Sicily

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

4G GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Scala

Mother: Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England (6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: René Valois-Anjou René I Duke Anjou (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Louis King Naples (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Louis Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

3G GrandMother: Marie Châtillon (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles "Saint" Châtillon Duke Brittany (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Guy Châtillon I Count Blois (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Capet Count Penthièvre (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Guy Capet Count Penthièvre (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Jeanne d Avaugour

2G GrandMother: Yolanda Barcelona (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John I King Aragon (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Yolande Bar (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Bar 1st Duke Bar (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Bar IV Count Bar (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Yolande Dampierre (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Marie Valois (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

GrandMother: Isabella Metz I Duke Lorraine (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Charles Metz II Duke Lorraine (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Metz I Duke Lorraine (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Rudolph "Valiant" Metz I Duke Lorraine (7G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Frederick "Fighter" Metz IV Duke Lorraine (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Habsburg

4G GrandMother: Marie Châtillon (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Guy Châtillon I Count Blois (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Sophie Württemberg

4G GrandFather: Eberhard Württemberg