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Alfonso Plantagenet, 1st Earl Chester[1]

Male 1273 - 1284  (10 years)


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  • Name Alfonso Plantagenet 
    Suffix 1st Earl Chester 
    Born 24 Nov 1273  Bayonne, in Gascony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 1284 
    Earl Chester 
    _FSFTID LHR7-GRV 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LHR7-GRV 
    Died 19 Aug 1284  Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alphonso's death at Windsor occurred shortly after the birth of his younger brother (later Edward II of England), who became the only surviving male heir of Edward I. Alphonso was interred in The Confessors Chapel at Westminster Abbey, although the exact location is unknown. His heart, however, was buried at the priory of Blackfriars, London (now destroyed).
    Buried The Confessors Chapel at Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I4212  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2015 

    Father Edward I Longshanks Plantagenet, King of England,   b. 17 Jun 1239, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1307, Burgh-On-The-Sands, Near Carlisle, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Eleanor (Leonor) of Castile, Countess de Ponthieu,   b. 1244, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1290, Herdeby, Near Grantham, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1254  Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Type: Engaged 
    • engaged to Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of King Edward I of England from 1281 to his death in 1284


      At the age of ten, he was engaged to Margaret, daughter of Floris V, Count of Holland, and an opulent psalter was being prepared for the marriage when he died a few months before the wedding was to take place. The Alphonso Psalter was completed a decade later when his sister Elizabeth married Margaret's brother, John I, Count of Holland, making the pairing of arms again appropriate.[1]
    _STAT Engaged 
    Last Modified 16 May 2013 
    Family ID F13989  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/.