BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD LANCASTER PRINCE WALES 1453-1471

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

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 (23) 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 child's actual father since Henry VI King England, II King France (31) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England (23) 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 25 Oct 1460 Parliament enacted the Act of Accord (39 Hen VI) by which Richard York Prince Wales (49) was declared heir to Henry VI King England, II King France (38) disinheriting Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (7) . At the same Parliament on 31 Oct 1460 Richard York Prince Wales (49) was appointed as Prince Wales, Earl Chester, Duke Cornwall and Lord Protector.

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 (40) signed the Angers Agreement that had been arranged by Louis "Father of the People" XI King France (47) 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 (41) was captured. Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) was killed. John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (36) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock (71) 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

GrandFather: Henry V King England

1G GrandFather: Henry IV King England

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois

2G GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Countess Lancaster, 6th Countess Leicester

3G GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont

4G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan

4G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

1G GrandMother: Mary Bohun

2G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton

3G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton

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

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

2G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England

1G GrandFather: Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

2G GrandFather: Charles V King France

3G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France

4G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy

3G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg

4G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

2G GrandMother: Joanna Bourbon

3G GrandFather: Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon

4G GrandFather: Louis Bourbon I Duke Bourbon

4G GrandMother: Mary Hainault

3G GrandMother: Isabella Valois

4G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois

4G GrandMother: Mahaut Chatillon

1G GrandMother: Isabeau Wittelsbach

2G GrandFather: Stephen "Magnificient, Fop" Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria

3G GrandFather: Stephen Wittelsbach II Duke Bavaria

4G GrandFather: Louis Wittelsbach IV Holy Roman Emperor

4G GrandMother: Beatrix Świdnica

3G GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona

4G GrandFather: Frederick III King Sicily

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Capet

2G GrandMother: Taddea Visconti

3G GrandFather: Bernabò Visconti

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Scala

Mother: Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England

GrandFather: René Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou

1G GrandFather: Louis King Naples

2G GrandFather: Louis Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou

3G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France

4G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy

3G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg

4G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

2G GrandMother: Marie Chatillon

3G GrandFather: Charles "Saint" Chatillon Duke Brittany

4G GrandFather: Guy Chatillon I Count Blois

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

3G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Capet Count Penthièvre

4G GrandFather: Guy Capet Count Penthièvre

4G GrandMother: Jeanne d Avaugour

1G GrandMother: Yolanda Barcelona

2G GrandFather: John I King Aragon

3G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon

4G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon

4G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona

4G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily

2G GrandMother: Yolande Bar

3G GrandFather: Robert Bar 1st Duke Bar

4G GrandFather: Henry Bar IV Count Bar

4G GrandMother: Yolande Dampierre

3G GrandMother: Marie Valois

4G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France

4G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg

GrandMother: Isabella Metz I Duchess Lorraine

1G GrandFather: Charles Metz II Duke Lorraine

2G GrandFather: John Metz I Duke Lorraine

3G GrandFather: Rudolph "Valiant" Metz I Duke Lorraine

4G GrandFather: Frederick "Fighter" Metz IV Duke Lorraine

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Habsburg

3G GrandMother: Marie Chatillon

4G GrandFather: Guy Chatillon I Count Blois

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

2G GrandMother: Sophie Württemberg

3G GrandFather: Eberhard Württemberg