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Constance of York, Countess of Gloucester

Also Known As: "Constance Plantagenet", "Constance of York"
Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Cornisburgh Castle, Yorkshire, England
Death: November 28, 1416 (42)
Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England
Place of Burial: High Altar of Reading Abbey
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York and Isabella of Castile, Duchess consort of York
Wife of Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester
Partner of Edmund Holland, 4th Earl of Kent
Mother of Eleanor Tuchet (de Holland), Baroness Audley; Richard le Despencer, Sir, 4th Lord Burghersh; Edward le Despenser, Lord of Gloucester; Lady Isabel le Despenser, Countess of Worcester; Elizabeth le Despenser and 1 other
Sister of Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York and Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge

Occupation: Countess
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Constance of York, Countess of Gloucester

"Constance of York, Countess of Gloucester (c. 1374 – 28 November 1416) was the only daughter of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York and his wife Isabella of Castile, daughter of King Peter of Castile and his favourite mistress, Maria de Padilla."




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Constance of York, Countess of Gloucester's Timeline

Cornisburgh Castle, Yorkshire, England
Langley, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
November 30, 1396
Age 22
Worcestershire, England
Age 23
Age 24
Glamorganshire, Wales
July 26, 1400
Age 26
Age 26
Bristol, Gloucestershire, , England
October 1406
Age 32
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England