Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, Countess of Hereford

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Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, Countess of Hereford

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Plantagenet", "Elizabeth of England"
Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Rhuddlan Castle, Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales
Death: May 05, 1316 (33)
Quendon, Essex, England (childbirth)
Place of Burial: Waltham Abbey, Waltham, Essex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward I "Longshanks", King of England and Eleanor of Castile, Queen consort of England
Wife of Jan I, graaf van Holland and Humphrey VIII de Bohun, 4th Earl of Herford
Mother of Margaret de Bohun; Humphrey IX de Bohun; Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormonde; John de Bohun, Earl of Hereford; Agnes "Margaret" Ferrers (de Bohun), Baroness of Ferrers and 9 others
Sister of Stillborn Daughter Plantagenet; Katherine Plantagenet; Eleanor of England, Countess of Bar; Princess Joan Plantagenet; John Plantagenet and 10 others
Half sister of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk; Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent and Eleanor Plantagenet

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Walden Abbey, Saffron Walden, Essex, England


"Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (sometime anachronistically Elizabeth Plantagenet; 7 August 1282 – 5 May 1316) was the eighth and youngest daughter of Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile. Of all of her siblings, she was closest to her younger brother Edward II of England, as they were only two years apart in age."









Citations / Sources:

[S4] #11232 The Genealogist (1980-), Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, (New York: Organization for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1980-), FHL book 929.105 G286n., vol. 6 no. 1 p. 198.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), pages 83-85. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S22] #374 The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (1977), Paget, Gerald, (2 volumes. Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., 1977), FHL book Q 942 D22pg., vol. 1 p. 19.

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 197.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 1 p. 106, vol. 2 p. 247.

[S40] Handbook of British Chronology (1986), Fryde, E. B., editor, (Royal Historical Society guides and handbooks, no. 2. London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1986), FHL book 942 C4rg no. 2., p. 38.

[S58] English Ancestry of Anne Marbury Hutchinson, Colket, Meredith B., Jr., (The Magee Press, Philadelphia, 1986.), 929.242 H971c., p. 38-39.

[S66] #242 [1831 edition] A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance (1831), Burke, John, (London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831), FHL book 942 D22bg 1831; FHL microfilm 845,453 ite., p. 63.

[S68] #673 The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1846-), (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1846-), FHL book 974 B2ne; CD-ROM No 33 Parts 1-9; See FHL., vol. 108 p. 172.

[S81] #125 The Royal Daughters of England and Their Representatives (1910-1911), Lane, Henry Murray, (2 voulmes. London: Constable and Co., 1910-1911), FHL microfilm 88,003., vol. 1 p. 200.

[S84] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21202, copyright 2004), p. xxviii.

[S93] #246 The Baronage of England (1675-1676), Dugdale, Sir William, (2 volumes. London: T. Newcomb, 1675-1676), FHL microfilms 599,816 item 3, 599,863 item 3., vol. 1 p. 183.

[S161] #651 The Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor, in the County of Cornwall (1873-1879), Maclean, John, (3 volumes. London: Nichols & Son, 1873-1879), FHL book 942.37 K2ma; FHL microfilm 90,276., vol. 2 p. 188.

[S162] #653 The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Herald's Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620 (1895), Vivian, J. L. (John Lambrick), (Exeter: For the author by H.S. Eland, [1895]), FHL book 942.35 D23v; FHL microfilm 873,760., p. 244.

[S201] #721 The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex: Compiled from the Best and Most Ancient Historians, from Domesday Book, Inquisitions Post Mortem and Other the Most Valuable Records and Mss..., Morant, Philip, (2 volumes. London: T. Osborne, 1768), FHL book Q 942.67 H2m; FHL microfilm 994033 item 2., vol. 2 p. 62.

[S266] #379 [7th edition, 1992] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Who Came to America Before 1700 (7th edition, 1992), Weis, Frederick Lewis, (7th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c1992), FHL book 974 D2w 1992., p. 9 line 6:29, p. 19 line 15:29, p. 93 line 97:31.

[S276] #662 The Genealogists' Magazine: Official Organ of the Society of Genealogists (1928-), Society of Genealogists (London), (London: Society of Genealogists, 1928-), FHL book 942 B2gm; FHL microfilm 176,665., vol. 8, March, 1938, to December, 1939, p. 204.

[S630] Pedigree and Progress, Wagner, Anthony, (Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. London and Chichester, 1975), FHL 942 D2war., p. 161.

[S631] An Encyclopedia of World History; Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged (1972), Langer, William L., (5th edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972), p. 211.

[S646] Ancestors of American presidents, Roberts, Gary Boyd,, (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, c2009), 973 D2r 2009., p. 337.

[S2223] #2058 The American Genealogist (1932-1965), Jacobus, Donald Lines, (32 volumes in 11. New Haven: D. L. Jacobus, 1932-1965), FHL book 973 B2aga., vol. 15 p. 131, 132.

  • Elizabeth and Humphrey were married on 14 November 1302 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England.
  • Elizabeth was the eighth and youngest daughter of King Edward I Plantagenet of England and Queen Leonor (Alienor) de Castilla.
  • Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy: Aug 23 2017, 13:02:42 UTC
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Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, Countess of Hereford's Timeline

August 7, 1282
Rhuddlan Castle, Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales
Age 20
Tynemouth, Northumberland, , England
October 17, 1304
Age 22
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, , England
Age 21
Pleshey Castle, Essex, England
November 23, 1307
Age 25
Pleshey Castle, Essex, England, St. Clements, Oxfordshire, England
November 1309
Age 27
Caldecot, Northamptonshire, England
December 6, 1309
Age 27
Caldecote, Northamptonshire, England
April 3, 1311
Age 28
Caldecote, Northamptonshire, England