Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester

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Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England
Death: Died in Prince's Inn, Calais, France
Cause of death: murdered
Place of Burial: Plot: Chapel of the Kings nr. the shrine of St. Edward, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of England
Husband of Eleanor de Bohun, Duchess of Gloucester
Father of Humphrey (2nd Earl of Buckingham) Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Buckingham; Anne of Gloucester, Countess of Eu; Joan of Woodstock; Isabelle Plantagenet, nin and Philippa Plantagenet, of Gloucester
Brother of Edward, the Black Prince; Isabella (Isabella of England) Plantagenet, Lady of Coucy; Joan Plantagenet; Prince William of Hatfield; Lionel (1st Duke of Clarence) of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence and 7 others
Half brother of John de Southeray; Nicholas Lytlington, Abbot of Lytlington Westminster; Roger Arundale; John Baldac; Elizabeth / Isabella Martínez de Leyva and 1 other

Occupation: 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Buckingham, 1st Earl of Essex, Duke of Aumale
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About Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester

"Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Buckingham, 1st Earl of Essex, Duke of Aumale, KG (7 January 1355 – 8 or 9 September 1397) was the thirteenth and youngest child of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was the fifth of the five sons of Edward III who survived to adulthood."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_of_Woodstock,_1st_Duke_of_Gloucester

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65413577

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=1087

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I1225&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous (which gives another burial place)

http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/thomaswoodstock.htm

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10189.htm

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Citations:

1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 113. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 357. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 388.

4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 115.

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Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester's Timeline

1355
January 7, 1355
Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England
1374
1374
Age 19
1382
April 1382
Age 27
Pleshey, Essex, England
1383
April 30, 1383
Age 28
Pleshey, Essex, England
1384
1384
Age 29
Of, Pleshey, Essex, England
1385
March 12, 1385
Age 30
Pleshey, Essex, England
1389
October 3, 1389
Age 34
Pleshy, Essex, England
1397
September 8, 1397
Age 42
Prince's Inn, Calais, France

May have been killed by his nephew, Richard II.

1927
October 18, 1927
Age 42
October 18, 1927
Age 42