BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY PLANTAGENET 3RD EARL LEICESTER, 3RD EARL LANCASTER 1281-1345

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Grandson Henry III King England

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

EVENTS

Around 1281 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster was born to Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster (35) and Blanche Capet (33)

On 30 Dec 1292 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (11) and Maud Chaworth (10) were married

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (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 and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

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, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton, John Moels 1st Baron Moels, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford, Walter Beauchamp, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg [Baron's Letter to the Pope].

In 1305 Blanche Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (24) and Maud Chaworth (22)

On 09 Feb 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dover. To Alice, late wife of Roger Bigod[1], earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England. Order to meet the king at Dover 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 (24) . [Foedera; Parl; Writs.]
The like to:
Elizabeth[2] (25) , countess of Hereford and Essex.
Henry de Lancastre[3] (27)
Robert de Monte Alto
Almaric de Sancto Amando[Ibid]
To R Archbishop of Canterbury. 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. [Foedera; Parl; Writs.]
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 or elsewhere before the king's coronation. [Foedera]

On 25 Feb 1308 Edward II King England (23) was crowned II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Westminster Abbey by Henry Woodlock, Bishop Winchester. Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (13) was crowned as Queen Consort England. Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) carried the Royal Crown. William Marshal 1st Baron Marshal (30) carried the Gilt Spurs. Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex (32) carried the Royal Sceptre. Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (27) carried the Royal Rod. Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (30) carried the sword Curtana (the sword of Edward the Confessor). Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (20) carried the table bearing the Royal Robes. Thomas Grey (28) and Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter (61) [Coronation of Edward II and Isabella].

Around 1310 Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (29) and Maud Chaworth (27) at Grosmont Castle

Around 1310 Maud Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (29) and Maud Chaworth (27)

Around 1312 Joan Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (31) and Maud Chaworth (29) at Grosmont Castle

Around 1317 Isabel Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (36) and Maud Chaworth (34)

On 11 Sep 1318 Eleanor Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (37) and Maud Chaworth (36)

Around 1320 Mary Plantagenet was born to Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (39) and Maud Chaworth (37) at Tutbury Castle

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

After 27 Jan 1327 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster succeeded 3rd Earl Lancaster

On 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (64) died at Leicester Castle

After 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster was buried at Hospital Chapel at a ceremony attended by Edward III King England and his wife Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England during the Funeral Henry 3rd Earl Lancaster

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

ANCESTRY

Father: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster (Son Henry III King England)

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

1G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

3G GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault

4G GrandFather: Aimery Chatellerault Viscount Châtellerault

4G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

1G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

3G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

4G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

2G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

3G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown

GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

1G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

2G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

3G GrandFather: Alfonso II King Aragon

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Barcelona V Count Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Sancha Ivrea

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, VII King Leon

4G GrandMother: Richeza Unknown

2G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

1G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

3G GrandFather: Humbert Savoy III Count Savoy

4G GrandFather: Amadeus Savoy III Count Savoy

4G GrandMother: Mahaut Albon

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Macon

2G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

Mother: Blanche Capet (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Robert Capet (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Louis VII King Franks

4G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

3G GrandMother: Adèle Blois (1G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Theobald Blois II Count Champagne, IV Count Blois (Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Matilda Carinthia

2G GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders

3G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders V Count Hainault

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Flanders IV Count Hainault

4G GrandMother: Alice Namur

3G GrandMother: Margaret Metz I Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Thierry Metz Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Sibylla Anjou

1G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France (Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile

3G GrandFather: Sancho III King Castile

4G GrandFather: Alfonso VII King Castile, VII King Leon

4G GrandMother: Berenguela Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Blanche Ramirez

4G GrandFather: García "Restorer" IV King Navarre

4G GrandMother: Marguerite Aigle

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Castile (Daughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

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

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

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

4G GrandMother: Aenor Chatellerault

GrandMother: Matilda Reginar (2G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

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

2G GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine, I Duke Brabant

3G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine

4G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar VII Duke Lower Lorraine

4G GrandMother: Lutgardis Sulzbach

3G GrandMother: Margaret Luxembourg

4G GrandFather: Henry Luxembourg II Duke Limburg

4G GrandMother: Mathilda Saffenburg

2G GrandMother: Maud Metz (Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: Matthew Metz Count Boulogne

4G GrandFather: Thierry Metz Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Sibylla Anjou

3G GrandMother: Marie Blois I Count Boulogne (Daughter Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Stephen I King England (Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders

1G GrandMother: Marie Swabia

2G GrandFather: Philip Swabia