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Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March

Nicknames: "The Good", "Earl Of March", "The good"
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Birthplace: Llangoed, Llyswen, Breconshire, Wales
Death: Died in Dominican Friary, Cork, Ireland
Place of Burial: Wigmore, Herefordshire, England
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Son of Roger de Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March and Philippa de Montagu
Husband of Philippa of Clarence, 5th Countess of Ulster
Father of Lady Elizabeth Mortimer; Lady Joan De Mortimer; Anne De Mortimer; Philippa Poynings; Roger de Mortimer, 4th Earl of March and 4 others
Brother of Margery de Mortimer, b. 1352 and Beatrice De Mortimer

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Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March1 M, #101991, b. 1 February 1352, d. 27 December 1381. Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March was born on 1 February 1352 at Llangoed, Llyswen, Breconshire, Wales. He was the son of Roger de Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March. He married Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster, daughter of Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence and Lady Elizabeth de Burgh, circa May 1368 at Reading Abbey, Queen's Chapel, Reading, Berkshire, England. He died on 27 December 1381 at age 29 at Dominican Priory, Cork, County Cork, Ireland. Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March gained the title of 3rd Earl of March.

Children of Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster

1.Elizabeth de Mortimer+4 b. 12 Feb 1371, d. 20 Apr 1417

2.Roger de Mortimer, 4th Earl of March+5 b. 11 Apr 1374, d. 20 Jul 1398

3.Philippa de Mortimer+6 b. 21 Nov 1375, d. 24 Sep 1401

4.Sir Edmund de Mortimer+ b. 9 Nov 1376, d. b 13 May 1411

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Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and jure uxoris Earl of Ulster

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ROGER de Mortimer (Ludlow 11 Nov 1328-Rouvray 26 Feb 1360, bur in France, transferred to Wigmore). A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey names “Rogerus” as son of “Edmundus”, son of “Rogerus primus comes Marchiæ”[202]. He was granted Wigmore Castle by King Edward III in 1342 at the request of his stepfather William Earl of Northampton, and thereafter appears to have been rehabilitated completely, serving the king loyally[203]. He was summoned to parliament 20 Nov 1348 as Lord Mortimer of Wigmore. In 1354 he obtained a reversal of the sentence against his paternal grandfather and was restored as Earl of March. He died while on active campaign in France. m PHILIPPA de Montagu, daughter of WILLIAM de Montagu Earl of Salisbury & his wife Katherine Grandison (-5 Jan 1382, bur Bisham). A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey records that “Rogerum primogenitum”, son of “Edmundum”, married “Philippa…filia domini Willielmi Mountagu comitis Sarum”[204]. Roger & his wife had one child:

i) EDMUND Mortimer "the Good" (Llangoed, Llyswen, Breconshire 1 Feb 1352-Cork, Dominican Friary 27 Dec 1381, bur Cork, Dominican Friary, later transferred to Wigmore). A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey records the birth “apud Langonith in vigilia Purificacionis beatæ Mariæ Virginis 1351” of “Edmundus”, son of “Rogeri et Philippæ”[205]. He succeeded his father in 1360 as Earl of March.

EDMUND Mortimer "the Good", son of ROGER de Mortimer Lord Mortimer Earl of March & his wife Philippa de Montagu of Salisbury (Llangoed, Llyswen, Breconshire 1 Feb 1352-Cork, Dominican Friary 27 Dec 1381, bur Cork, Dominican Friary, later transferred to Wigmore). A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey records the birth “apud Langonith in vigilia Purificacionis beatæ Mariæ Virginis 1351” of “Edmundus”, son of “Rogeri et Philippæ”[219]. A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey names “Edmundus comes Marchiæ et Ultoniæ” as son of “Rogerus”[220]. He succeeded his father in 1360 as Earl of March. Earl of Ulster, Lord of Connaught, and Lord of Clare in Suffolk 1368, by right of his wife, having livery of her inheritance 24 Aug 1369 when she came of age. Marshal of England, resigned 1376. He sided with the Prince of Wales and the clergy, against John of Gaunt and the Barons. He was appointed to the Council of Regency on the accession of King Richard II. Appointed King's Lieutenant in Ireland 22 Oct 1379, arriving in Ireland 15 May 1380[221]. A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey records the death “in festo S. Johannis Evangelistæ…1381…apud Cork in Hibernia” of “Edmundus” and his burial at Cork[222].

[223]Betrothed (1354) to ALICE FitzAlan, daughter of RICHARD FitzAlan Earl of Arundel & his second wife Eleanor of Lancaster ([1350]-17 Mar 1416).

m (Queen’s Chapel, Reading Abbey after 1359, [May 1368]) PHILIPPA of Clarence, daughter of LIONEL Duke of Clarence & his first wife Elizabeth de Burgh Ctss of Ulster (Eltham Palace, Kent 16 Aug 1355-[21 Nov 1378/9 Feb 1381], bur Cork, Ireland, later transferred to Wigmore, Herefordshire). The Chronica de Fundatoribus et Fundatione of Tewkesbury Abbey names “Philippa” as only daughter of “Leonellus filius secundus Regis Edwardi tertii” and his wife Elizabeth, adding that she married “domino Edmundo comiti Marchiæ” and naming her descendants[224]. She succeeded her mother in 1363 as Ctss of Ulster.

Edmund Mortimer Earl of March & his wife had four children:

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Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and jure uxoris Earl of Ulster (1351? – 27 December 1381) was son of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, by his wife Philippa, daughter of William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

Early life

Being an infant at the death of his father, Edmund, as a ward of the crown, was placed by Edward III of England under the care of William of Wykeham and Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel.

The position of the young earl, powerful on account of his possessions and hereditary influence in the Welsh marches, was rendered still more important by his marriage in 1368 at the age of 17 to the 13 year old Philippa, the only child of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, second son of Edward III.

Lionel's wife, Elizabeth, was daughter and heiress of William Donn de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster, and Lionel had himself been created Earl of Ulster before his marriage. Edmund inherited the title Earl of Ulster on Lionel's death.

Therefore, the Earl of March not only represented one of the chief Anglo-Norman lordships in Ireland in right of his wife Philippa, but Philippa's line was also the second most senior line of descent in the succession to the crown, after Edward, the Black Prince and his son, King Richard II of England.

This marriage had, therefore, far-reaching consequences in English history, ultimately giving rise to the claim of the House of York to the crown of England contested in the Wars of the Roses; Edward IV being descended from the second adult son of Edward III as great-great-grandson of Philippa, countess of March, and in the male line from Edmund of Langley, fourth adult son of Edward III.

Edmund's son Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March would become heir presumptive to the English crown during the reign of Richard II.

Political Advancement

Mortimer, now styled Earl of March and Ulster, became Marshal of England in 1369, and was employed in various diplomatic missions during the next following years. He was a member of the committee appointed by the Peers to confer with the Commons in 1373 — the first instance of such a joint conference since the institution of representative parliaments on the question of granting supplies for John of Gaunt's war in France.

He participated in the opposition to Edward III and the court party, which grew in strength towards the end of the reign, taking the popular side and being prominent in the Good Parliament of 1376 among the lords who supported the Prince of Wales and opposed the Court Party and John of Gaunt. The Speaker of the Commons in this parliament was March's steward, Peter de la Mare, who firmly withstood John of Gaunt in stating the grievances of the Commons, in supporting the impeachment of several high court officials, and in procuring the banishment of the king's mistress, Alice Perrers. March was a member of the administrative council appointed by the same parliament after the death of Edward, the Black Prince to attend the king and advise him in all public affairs.

Following the end of the Good Parliament its acts were reversed by John of Gaunt, March's steward was jailed, and March himself was ordered to inspect Calais and other remote royal castles as part of his duty as Marshall of England. March chose instead to resign the post.[1]

Reign of Richard II

On the accession of Richard II, a minor, in 1377, the Earl became a member of the standing council of government; though as father of the heir-presumptive to the crown he wisely abstained from claiming any actually administrative office. The most powerful person in the realm was, however, the king's uncle John of Gaunt, whose jealousy of March led to the acceptance by the latter of the Lieutenancy of Ireland in 1379. March succeeded in asserting his authority in eastern Ulster, but failed to subdue the O'Neills farther west. Proceeding to Munster to put down the turbulency of the chieftains of the south, March died at Cork on 27 December 1381.[1] He was buried in Wigmore Abbey, of which he had been a benefactor, and where his wife Philippa was also interred.

The earl had two sons and two daughters:[

1] Elizabeth, married Henry Percy "Hotspur", son of the Earl of Northumberland. She may have later married Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys

[2] His eldest son, Roger, succeeded him as 4th Earl of March and Ulster

His second son, Edmund played an important part, in conjunction with his brother-in-law Hotspur, in the fortunes of Owain Glyndŵr

Philippa, became the second wife of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel and then married John of St. John

References

Archer, Thomas Andrew (1886). "Thomas de Camoys, fifth Baron Camoys". Dictionary of National Biography 8. 305-306. Tout, T. F. (1894). "Edmund de Mortimer, third earl of March". Dictionary of National Biography 39.

Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and jure uxoris Earl of Ulster (1351? – 27 December 1381) was son of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, by his wife Philippa, daughter of William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

Early life

An infant at the death of his father, Edmund, as a ward of the crown, was placed by Edward III of England under the care of William of Wykeham and Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel.

The position of the young earl, powerful on account of his possessions and hereditary influence in the Welsh marches, was rendered still more important by his marriage in 1368 at the age of 17 to the 13 year old Philippa, the only child of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, second son of Edward III.

Lionel's wife, Elizabeth, was daughter and heiress of William Donn de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster, and Lionel had himself been created Earl of Ulster before his marriage. Edmund inherited the title Earl of Ulster on Lionel's death.

Therefore, the Earl of March not only represented one of the chief Anglo-Norman lordships in Ireland in right of his wife Philippa, but Philippa's line was also the second most senior line of descent in the succession to the crown, after Edward, the Black Prince and his son, King Richard II of England.

This marriage had, therefore, far-reaching consequences in English history, ultimately giving rise to the claim of the House of York to the crown of England contested in the Wars of the Roses; Edward IV being descended from the second adult son of Edward III as great-great-grandson of Philippa, countess of March, and in the male line from Edmund of Langley, fourth adult son of Edward III.

Edmund's son Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March would become heir presumptive to the English crown during the reign of Richard II. Political Advancement

Mortimer, now styled Earl of March and Ulster, became Marshal of England in 1369, and was employed in various diplomatic missions during the next following years. He was a member of the committee appointed by the Peers to confer with the Commons in 1373 — the first instance of such a joint conference since the institution of representative parliaments on the question of granting supplies for John of Gaunt's war in France.

He participated in the opposition to Edward III and the court party, which grew in strength towards the end of the reign, taking the popular side and being prominent in the Good Parliament of 1376 among the lords who supported the Prince of Wales and opposed the Court Party and John of Gaunt. The Speaker of the Commons in this parliament was March's steward, Peter de la Mare, who firmly withstood John of Gaunt in stating the grievances of the Commons, in supporting the impeachment of several high court officials, and in procuring the banishment of the king's mistress, Alice Perrers. March was a member of the administrative council appointed by the same parliament after the death of Edward, the Black Prince to attend the king and advise him in all public affairs.

Following the end of the Good Parliament its acts were reversed by John of Gaunt, March's steward was jailed, and March himself was ordered to inspect Calais and other remote royal castles as part of his duty as Marshall of England. March chose instead to resign the post. Reign of Richard II

On the accession of Richard II, a minor, in 1377, the Earl became a member of the standing council of government; though as father of the heir-presumptive to the crown he wisely abstained from claiming any actually administrative office. The most powerful person in the realm was, however, the king's uncle John of Gaunt, whose jealousy of March led to the acceptance by the latter of the Lieutenancy of Ireland in 1379. March succeeded in asserting his authority in eastern Ulster, but failed to subdue the O'Neills farther west. Proceeding to Munster to put down the turbulency of the chieftains of the south, March died at Cork on 27 December 1381. He was buried in Wigmore Abbey, of which he had been a benefactor, and where his wife Philippa was also interred. Children

The earl had two sons and two daughters:

   * Elizabeth, married Henry 'Hotspur' Percy, son of the Earl of Northumberland. She may have later married Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys
   * His eldest son, Roger, succeeded him as 4th Earl of March and Ulster
   * His second son, Edmund played an important part, in conjunction with his brother-in-law Hotspur, in the fortunes of Owain Glyndŵr
   * Philippa, became the second wife of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel and then married John of St. John

Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and jure uxoris Earl of Ulster (1351? – 27 December 1381) was son of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, by his wife Philippa, daughter of William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury. Early life

An infant at the death of his father, Edmund, as a ward of the crown, was placed by Edward III of England under the care of William of Wykeham and Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel.

The position of the young earl, powerful on account of his possessions and hereditary influence in the Welsh marches, was rendered still more important by his marriage in 1368 at the age of 17 to the 13 year old Philippa, the only child of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, second son of Edward III.

Lionel's wife, Elizabeth, was daughter and heiress of William Donn de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster, and Lionel had himself been created Earl of Ulster before his marriage. Edmund inherited the title Earl of Ulster on Lionel's death.

Therefore, the Earl of March not only represented one of the chief Anglo-Norman lordships in Ireland in right of his wife Philippa, but Philippa's line was also the second most senior line of descent in the succession to the crown, after Edward, the Black Prince and his son, King Richard II of England.

This marriage had, therefore, far-reaching consequences in English history, ultimately giving rise to the claim of the House of York to the crown of England contested in the Wars of the Roses; Edward IV being descended from the second adult son of Edward III as great-great-grandson of Philippa, countess of March, and in the male line from Edmund of Langley, fourth adult son of Edward III.

Edmund's son Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March would become heir presumptive to the English crown during the reign of Richard II.

Political Advancement

Mortimer, now styled Earl of March and Ulster, became Marshal of England in 1369, and was employed in various diplomatic missions during the next following years. He was a member of the committee appointed by the Peers to confer with the Commons in 1373 — the first instance of such a joint conference since the institution of representative parliaments on the question of granting supplies for John of Gaunt's war in France.

He participated in the opposition to Edward III and the court party, which grew in strength towards the end of the reign, taking the popular side and being prominent in the Good Parliament of 1376 among the lords who supported the Prince of Wales and opposed the Court Party and John of Gaunt. The Speaker of the Commons in this parliament was March's steward, Peter de la Mare, who firmly withstood John of Gaunt in stating the grievances of the Commons, in supporting the impeachment of several high court officials, and in procuring the banishment of the king's mistress, Alice Perrers. March was a member of the administrative council appointed by the same parliament after the death of Edward, the Black Prince to attend the king and advise him in all public affairs.

Following the end of the Good Parliament its acts were reversed by John of Gaunt, March's steward was jailed, and March himself was ordered to inspect Calais and other remote royal castles as part of his duty as Marshall of England. March chose instead to resign the post. Reign of Richard II

On the accession of Richard II, a minor, in 1377, the Earl became a member of the standing council of government; though as father of the heir-presumptive to the crown he wisely abstained from claiming any actually administrative office. The most powerful person in the realm was, however, the king's uncle John of Gaunt, whose jealousy of March led to the acceptance by the latter of the Lieutenancy of Ireland in 1379. March succeeded in asserting his authority in eastern Ulster, but failed to subdue the O'Neills farther west. Proceeding to Munster to put down the turbulency of the chieftains of the south, March died at Cork on 27 December 1381. He was buried in Wigmore Abbey, of which he had been a benefactor, and where his wife Philippa was also interred.

Children

The earl had two sons and two daughters:

   * Elizabeth, married Henry 'Hotspur' Percy, son of the Earl of Northumberland. She may have later married Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys
   * His eldest son, Roger, succeeded him as 4th Earl of March and Ulster
   * His second son, Edmund played an important part, in conjunction with his brother-in-law Hotspur, in the fortunes of Owain Glyndŵr
   * Philippa, became the second wife of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel and then married John of St. John.

Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and jure uxoris Earl of Ulster (1351? – 27 December 1381) was son of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, by his wife Philippa, daughter of William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

Early life

Being an infant at the death of his father, Edmund, as a ward of the crown, was placed by Edward III of England under the care of William of Wykeham and Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel. The position of the young earl, powerful on account of his possessions and hereditary influence in the Welsh marches, was rendered still more important by his marriage in 1368 at the age of 17 to the 13 year old Philippa, the only child of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, second son of Edward III. Lionel's wife, Elizabeth, was daughter and heiress of William Donn de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster, and Lionel had himself been created Earl of Ulster before his marriage. Edmund inherited the title Earl of Ulster on Lionel's death.

Therefore, the Earl of March not only represented one of the chief Anglo-Norman lordships in Ireland in right of his wife Philippa, but Philippa's line was also the second most senior line of descent in the succession to the crown, after Edward, the Black Prince and his son, King Richard II of England. This marriage had, therefore, far-reaching consequences in English history, ultimately giving rise to the claim of the House of York to the crown of England contested in the Wars of the Roses; Edward IV being descended from the second adult son of Edward III as great-great-grandson of Philippa, countess of March, and in the male line from Edmund of Langley, fourth adult son of Edward III.

Edmund's son Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March would become heir presumptive to the English crown during the reign of Richard II.

Political Advancement

Mortimer, now styled Earl of March and Ulster, became Marshal of England in 1369, and was employed in various diplomatic missions during the next following years. He was a member of the committee appointed by the Peers to confer with the Commons in 1373 — the first instance of such a joint conference since the institution of representative parliaments on the question of granting supplies for John of Gaunt's war in France. He participated in the opposition to Edward III and the court party, which grew in strength towards the end of the reign, taking the popular side and being prominent in the Good Parliament of 1376 among the lords who supported the Prince of Wales and opposed the Court Party and John of Gaunt. The Speaker of the Commons in this parliament was March's steward, Peter de la Mare, who firmly withstood John of Gaunt in stating the grievances of the Commons, in supporting the impeachment of several high court officials, and in procuring the banishment of the king's mistress, Alice Perrers. March was a member of the administrative council appointed by the same parliament after the death of Edward, the Black Prince to attend the king and advise him in all public affairs.

Following the end of the Good Parliament its acts were reversed by John of Gaunt, March's steward was jailed, and March himself was ordered to inspect Calais and other remote royal castles as part of his duty as Marshall of England. March chose instead to resign the post.[1]

Reign of Richard II

On the accession of Richard II, a minor, in 1377, the Earl became a member of the standing council of government; though as father of the heir-presumptive to the crown he wisely abstained from claiming any actually administrative office. The most powerful person in the realm was, however, the king's uncle John of Gaunt, whose jealousy of March led to the acceptance by the latter of the Lieutenancy of Ireland in 1379. March succeeded in asserting his authority in eastern Ulster, but failed to subdue the O'Neills farther west. Proceeding to Munster to put down the turbulency of the chieftains of the south, March died at Cork on 27 December 1381.[1] He was buried in Wigmore Abbey, of which he had been a benefactor, and where his wife Philippa was also interred. [edit]Children

The earl had two sons and two daughters:[1]

Elizabeth, married Henry Percy "Hotspur", son of the Earl of Northumberland. She may have later married Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys[2]

His eldest son, Roger, succeeded him as 4th Earl of March and Ulster His second son, Edmund played an important part, in conjunction with his brother-in-law Hotspur, in the fortunes of Owain Glyndŵr

Philippa, became the second wife of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel and then married John of St. John

Descended from Llewellenap Lowerth and other distinguished Welsh Chieftains

3rd Earl of March, Earl of Ulster, 1369 Marshal of England, Member Parliament - opposed to Edward III, Standing council of government 1377, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland Ambushed and killed when fighting to restore order in Ireland

Third Earl of March

He was the third Earl of March, Lord Mortimer of Wigmore, Lord of Trim and Connaught, Ireland. Edmund was on the side of the Prince of Wales and the clergy against John of Gaunt and the Barons. He was appointed lieutetnant of Ireland on October 22, 1379, this apparently a way for the house of Lancaster to get him out of England.

Some sources state that he died on the 26th of December rather than the 27th.

Edmund de Mortimer 3rd Earl of March, Lord Mortimer was born on 1 February 1351 at Llangoed in Llyswen, Brecan County, Wales. He married Philippa Plantagenet, daughter of Lionel Plantagenet Duke of Clarence, 1st Earl of Ulster and Elizabeth de Bergh, in May 1368 at Reading, Berkshire, England. Edmund de Mortimer 3rd Earl of March, Lord Mortimer died on 27 December 1381 at Dominican Friary, Cork, co. Cork, Ireland, at age 30.

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