Person:Edmund of Langley (1)

Edmund of Langley _____, 1st Duke of York
m. 1 Mar 1372
  1. Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York1372/73 - 1415
  2. Constance of York _____Abt 1374 - 1416
  3. Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of CambridgeAbt 1376 - 1415
  • HEdmund of Langley _____, 1st Duke of York1341 - 1402
  • WJoan de Holland1380 - 1434
m. Bef 4 Nov 1393
Facts and Events
Name Edmund of Langley _____, 1st Duke of York
Gender Male
Birth? 5 Jun 1341 Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, EnglandHouse of Plantagenet
Christening? Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England
Marriage 1 Mar 1372 Hertford, Hertfordshire, Englandto Isabel _____, Princess of Castile and Leon
Marriage Bef 4 Nov 1393 to Joan de Holland
Will[7] 25 Nov 1400
Death? 1 Aug 1402 Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England
Burial? Langley, Hertfordshire, EnglandChurch of the Dominican Friars
Reference Number? Q305002?

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Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, KG (5 June 13411 August 1402) was the fourth surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. Like many medieval English princes, Edmund gained his nickname from his birthplace: Kings Langley Palace in Hertfordshire. He was the founder of the House of York, but it was through the marriage of his younger son, Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, to Anne de Mortimer, great-granddaughter of Edmund's elder brother Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, that the House of York made its claim to the English throne in the Wars of the Roses. The other party in the Wars of the Roses, the incumbent House of Lancaster, was formed from descendants of Edmund's elder brother John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, Edward III's third son.

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  1.   Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   The Royal Dau. of Eng., Eng. 120, v. 1, p. 242, 265, 267.
  3.   The Complete Peerage, G.E.C., Eng. V, v. 1, p. 357-58, v. 2, p. 494.
  4.   Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europaischen Staaten, Gen. Hist. 71, v. 2, tab. 60, 62.
  5.   Espolin (GS #12462, pt 1, p. 100).
  6.   EDMUND "of Langley", son of EDWARD III King of England & his wife Philippa de Hainaut (Abbot’s Langley, Hertfordshire 5 Jun 1341-King’s Langley, Hertfordshire 1 Aug 1402, bur King’s Langley, Church of the Dominican Friars), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  7. Nichols, John. A collection of all the wills, now known to be extant, of the kings and queens of England, princes and princessess of Wales, and every branch of the blood royal: from the reign of William the Conqueror to that of Henry the Seventh, exclusive, with explanatory notes and a glossary. (London: J. Nichols, 1780)
    pages 187 to 190.

    The will can be read here (in Anglo-Norman).