Elizabeth (Plantagenet) Duchess of Exeter

Female 1364 - 1426  (62 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth (Plantagenet) Duchess of Exeter 
    Born 1364  Burford, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Nov 1426  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Burford Parish Church Cemetery Burford, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I710  King of Scots
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2009 

    Father John of Gaunt (Duke of Lancaster and Aquitaine),   b. 06 Mar 1340, Gent, Flemish, Blegium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1399, Leicester Castle Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Blanche of Lancaster (Countess of Derby),   b. 25 Mar 1345, Bolingbroke Castle Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1369, Bolingbroke Castle Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 19 May 1359  Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1364 - Burford, Shropshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1426 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Burford Parish Church Cemetery Burford, Shropshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Plantagenet (1364 Burford, Shropshire - 24 November 1426) was the third child of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and his first wife Blanche of Lancaster. Some sources list her as having been born after 1 January 1363 but prior to 21 February 1363. On 24 June 1380, at Kenilworth Castle, she married John Hastings, 3rd Earl of Pembroke. This marriage was annulled in late 1383. On 24 June 1386, at Plymouth, she married John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter. After his death in 1400, she married Sir John Cornwall, 1st Baron Fanhope and Milbroke.

      She died in 1426 and was buried at Burford Church, Burford, Shropshire.

      Children
      With John Holland she had five children:


      1. Constance Holland (1387 - 1437) who married Thomas Mowbray, 4th Earl of Norfolk and Sir John Grey

      2. Richard Holland (c. 1389 - September 3, 1400)

      3. Alice Holland (c. 1392 - c. 1406) who married Richard de Vere, 11th Earl of Oxford

      4. John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter(1395 - 1447)

      5. Sir Edward Holland (1399 - 1413)

      With John Cornwall she had two children:

      1. Constance Cornwall (c. 1401 - c. 1427) who married John Fitzalan, 14th Earl of Arundel

      2. John Cornwall (b&d. 1404)


      References
      Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online resource) 2004-2007. (Print version: Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000 / edited by H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison.) Article on "Elizabeth of Lancaster" by Anthony Goodman.
      Weir, Alison (2002). Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy. The Bodley Head London, U.K.. ISBN 0-7126-4286-2. page 100


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