|Born||circa 1314||Born At|
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Philippa (of Hainault) (b.1314 - d.1369)
+Edward (III, King of England 1327-1377) (b.1312 - d.1377) =Edward (The Black Prince) (b.1330 - d.1376) | +Joan (of Kent) (b.1328 - d.1385) | =Edward (of Angouleme) (b.1365 - d.1372) | =Richard (II, King of England 1377-1399) (b.1367 - d.1400) | +Anne (of Bohemia) ( - d.1394) | +Isabella (of France, Wife of Richard II) (b.1389 - d.1409) =Isabella (Daughter of Edward III) ( - d.1382) =Joan (Daughter of Edward III) ( - d.1348) =William (Son of Edward III) =Lionel (of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence) (b.1338 - d.1368) | +Elizabeth (de Burgh) ( - d.1363) | | =Philippa (daughter of Lionel Duke of Clarence) | | +Mortimer, Edmund (3rd Earl of March) ( - d.1381) | | =Mortimer, Roger (4th Earl of March) (b.1374 - d.1398) | | =Mortimer, Edmund ( - d.1409) | +Visconti, Violante =John (of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster) ( - d.1399) | +Blanche (of Lancaster) ( - d.1369) | | =Henry (IV, King of England 1399-1413) (b.1367 - d.1413) | | | +Bohun, Mary (b.1368 - d.1394) | | | | =Henry (V, King of England 1413-1422) (b.1387 - d.1422) | | | | =Thomas (Duke of Clarence) (b.1389 - d.1421) | | | | =John (of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford) (b.1389 - d.1435) | | | | =Humphrey (Duke of Gloucester) ( - d.1447) | | | +Joanna (of Navarre) ( - d.1437) | | =Philippa, (daughter of John of Gaunt) | | | +John (I, of Portugal) | | =Elizabeth (daughter of John of Gaunt) | | +John (Earl of Pembroke - 1389) | +Constance (of Castile) ( - d.1394) | | =Katherine (of Lancaster) (b.1372 - d.1418) | +Swynford, Catherine | =Beaufort, John (1st Earl of Somerset) ( - d.1410) | | +Holland, Margaret | | =Beaufort, Henry (Duke of Somerset) ( - d.1418) | | =Beaufort, John (1st Duke of Somerset) ( - d.1444) | | =Beaufort, Edmund (2nd Duke of Somerset) ( - d.1455) | | =Beaufort, Joan | =Beaufort, Henry (Cardinal-Bishop of Winchester) (b.1376 - d.1447) | =Beaufort, Thomas (Duke of Exeter) ( - d.1426) | =Beaufort, Joan (daughter of John of Gaunt) (b.1379 - d.1440) | +Neville, Ralph (Earl of Westmorland, Earl Marshal) (b.1364 - d.1425) | =Neville, Cecily (Duchess of York) (b.1415 - d.1495) | =Neville, Richard (Earl of Salisbury) ( - d.1460) =Edmund (of Langley, Duke of York) ( - d.1402) | +Isabella (of Castile) | =Edward (Duke of York) ( - d.1415) | =Richard (Earl of Cambridge) ( - d.1415) | +Mortimer, Anne (daughter of Roger, Earl of March) | =Richard (Duke of York) (b.1411 - d.1460) =Mary (Daughter of Edward III) ( - d.1362) =Margaret (Daughter of Edward III) ( - d.1361) =Thomas (of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester) ( - d.1397)
Isabella arranged the future marriage between her son Edward and Philippa the daughter of William count of Hainault. Isabella claimed part of Philippa's dowry in advance so that she could finance her invasion of England.
King Edward III married Philippa of Hainault at York Minster. The marriage was arranged as many were at the time. The arrangement was organised as early as 1323, when she was not yet nine years old. The Bishop of Exeter visited Hainault to see the girl.
Philiippa of Hainault, the wife of King Edward III, was crowned at Westminster Abbey.
Isabella, the daughter of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, was born.
Queen Philippa gave birth to another son. The child was born in Antwerp.
In Ghent (Flanders) Edward declared himself as the true King of France. When he left Flanders for England Philippa remained as assurance that money Edward owed would be paid.
King Edward III began the siege of Calais that would last for almost a year. The governor of the town was man called Jean de Vienne. Edward demanded that the town should surrender but de Vienne refused, hoping that the town walls would hold the English out until King Philippe VI could come to their rescue. The English set up camp around the town and arranged for supplies to be brought from England. Wooden houses were also built to house the soldiers while they waited. Edward's wife Philippa even joined her husband at the camp.
Thomas of Woodstock was born to Philippa and Edward III.
Queen Philippa, Edward's wife, died. Edward's affections turned to Alice Perrers who became his mistress and had several illegitimate children.
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?