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Philippa Poynings (de Mortimer)

Also Known As: "Philippe de Mortimer"
Birthplace: Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 24, 1401 (25)
Halnaker, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund "The Good" de Mortimer, Sr., 3rd Earl of March and Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster
Wife of Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel; Thomas Poynings, 1st Baron St. John of Basing and John Hastings, 3rd Earl of Pembroke
Sister of Elizabeth Mortimer, Baroness Camoys; Roger de Mortimer, 4th Earl of March; Sir Edmund Mortimer, Jr.; Lady Joan Mortimer; Anne Mortimer and 2 others

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About Philippa Poynings

For whoever has the birthplace screen locked, please note information from another researcher: "The United Kingdom did not exist until the eighteenth century, so your reference to England being part thereof is incorrect. Sincerely, Justin Scott" - Thank you Justin for the correction.

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Philippa de Mortimer:

Philippa de Mortimer [1]

  • F, #106902,
  • b. 21 November 1375,
  • d. 24 September 1401
  • Last Edited=22 May 2004
  • Consanguinity Index=0.16%

Philippa de Mortimer was born on 21 November 1375 at Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire, England.[1] She was the daughter of Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster.[2]

She married, firstly, John de Hastings, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, son of John de Hastings, 2nd Earl of Pembroke and Anne de Mauny, circa 1385.[1]

She married, secondly, Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, son of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Lady Eleanor Plantagenet, on 15 August 1390, without Royal license (for which he was fined 500 marks).[2]

\She married, thirdly, Thomas Poynings, 5th Lord St. John of Basing from April 1398 to 24 November 1399.[3]

She died on 24 September 1401 at age 25 at Halnaker, Sussex, England.[3],[2]

She was buried at Boxgrove Priory, Lewes, Sussex, England.[3]

From circa 1385, her married name became Hastings.

From 15 August 1390, her married name became Fitzalan.

From before 24 November 1399, her married name became Poynings.

Child of Philippa de Mortimer and Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel

  • 1. John FitzAlan [3] b. c 1394, d. a 1397


  • 1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 97. 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 245. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 98.

Philippa de Mortimer Compact Disc #143 Pin #2117081 Pedigree Sex: F


  • Birth: 21 Nov 1375 Ludlow, Shropshire, ENG
  • Death: 24 Sep 1401 Halmaker, Sussex, ENG+



  • Father: Edmund de MORTIMER Disc #143 Pin #2104579
  • Mother: Philippa PLANTAGENET Disc #143 Pin #2104578



  • Spouse: John Hastings Disc #143 Pin #2101295
    • Marriage: 1389 Kenilworth, Warwickshire, ENG
  • Spouse: Richard FitzALAN Disc #143 Pin #2101465
    • Marriage: 15 Aug 1390 Arundel, ENG
  • Spouse: Thomas de Poynings Disc #143 Pin #2122070
    • Marriage: Nov 1398 Basing, ENG



  • George G WILSON Box 122 Sudbury, MA 01776-0122

Parents: Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and Philippa Plantagenet, the only daughter of Lionel of Antwerp and thus a granddaughter of Edward III.

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Philippa Poynings's Timeline

November 21, 1375
Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
September 24, 1401
Age 25
Halnaker, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
May 21, 1918
Age 25
May 21, 1918
Age 25
June 14, 1922
Age 25
June 14, 1922
Age 25
June 1, 1925
Age 25
June 1, 1925
Age 25