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Henry of Lancaster Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster[1]

Male 1281 - 1345  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry of Lancaster Plantagenet 
    Suffix 3rd Earl of Lancaster 
    Born 1281 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 3 Feb 1327 
    Name Henry Of Lancaster Plantagenet  [1
    Died 22 Sep 1345  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Newark Abbey, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Plantagenet, Henry of Lancaster, Earl of Lancaster 3rd, b. 1281
      Acceded: 3 FEB 1327

      And Earl of Leicester 1324. He was one of the leaders of the great confederacy
      which overturned the power of the Spencers and deposed Kind Edward I I. He was
      appointed guardian of the new King Edward III. He was appointed captain-
      general of all the King's forces in the Marches of Scotland.
      Lord of Beaumont and Nogent 1336. AKA 'Tortcol'.
      The Complete Peerage vol.VII,pp.396-401.

      http://www.hull.ac.uk/php/cssbct/cgi-bin/gedlkup.php/n=royal?royal01497
    Person ID I5390  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 

    Father Edmund Crounchback Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Lancaster,   b. 16 Jan 1245, London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1296, Bayonne, Pyr Atlantiques, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Blanche of Artois,   b. Abt 1247,   d. 2 May 1302, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Bef 3 Feb 1276  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1668  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Maud Chaworth,   b. Abt 1282, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 3 Dec 1322, Mottisfont Priory, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Bef 2 Mar 1297 
    Children 
     1. Blanche Plantagenet,   b. Abt 1305,   d. 10 Jul 1380  (Age ~ 75 years)
     2. Henry Grosment of Derby Plantagenet, 1st Duke Lancaster,   b. Abt 1306, Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1361, Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Maud Plantagenet, nun,   b. Abt 1310,   d. 1377, Campsey Abbey, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     4. Eleanor Plantagenet, Countess of Arundel,   b. 1311, Grosmont Castle, Monmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1372, Arundel Castle, Arundel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Joan Plantagenet,   b. Abt 1312, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1349  (Age ~ 37 years)
     6. Isabel of Ambresbury Plantagenet, Abbess of Ambresbury,   b. Abt 1317,   d. Aft 1 Feb 1347  (Age ~ 30 years)
     7. Mary Plantagenet, Baroness Percy,   b. 1321,   d. 1 Sep 1362  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F1694  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Alix de Joinville,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Aft 1322 
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F5163  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).