Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster

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Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Lancaster

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England
Death: March 22, 1322 (40-48)
Pontefract, West Riding, Yorkshire, England (Executed, beheaded.)
Place of Burial: St John's Priory of Pontefract, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster and Blanche of Artois
Husband of Alice de Lacy, 4th Countess of Lincoln
Brother of Henry of Lancaster; John Plantagenet, Lord of Beaufort and Mary Plantagenet
Half brother of Thibaut de Navarre and Jeanne I, Queen of Navarre

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About Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster

"Thomas, Earl of Leicester and Lancaster (c. 1278 – 22 March 1322) was one of the leaders of the baronial opposition to Edward II of England."




Citations / Sources:

[S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 311 Lacy, Earls of Lincoln, FHL microfilm 170065 (Reliability: 3).

[S2] Paget Heraldic Baronage, Paget, Gerald, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), chart no. 454 Plantagenet Earls of Lancaster, FHL microfilm 170066, 3/3 (Reliability: 3).

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 75. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

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[S45] Journal of British Studies, (The University of Chicago Press), FHL Book 942 H25j., "Edward III and His Family", vol. 26 no. 4 p. 398.

[S49] Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, (Periodical. Chobham, Surrey, England: Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, 2005- Published twice yearly.), vol. 1 no. 5 2005 p. 310.

[S83] #667 The Extinct and Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England (1913), Clay, John William, (London: James Nisbet, 1913), FHL microfilm 990,409 item 4., p. 116.

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[S333] #773 The History and Antiquities of the County of Rutland: Compiled from the Works of the Most Approved Historians, National Records and Other Authentic Documents, Public and Private (1811), Blore, Thomas, (Stanford: R. Newcomb, [1811]), FHL book 942.545 H2b (British X Large Folio)., vol. 1 pt. 2 p. 228.

[S452] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 4 p. 203, 266 fn. (d); vol. 4 appndx. H chart IV.

[S673] #1079 A History of Monmouthshire from the Coming of the Normans into Wales down to the Present Time (1904-1993), Bradney, Sir Joseph Alfred, (Publications of the South Wales Record Society, number 8. Five volumes in 13. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1904-1993), FHL book 942.43 H2b., vol. 1 p. 5*, 70.

[S772] The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 (1953), Powicke, Frederick Maurice, Sir, (The Oxford History of England, vol. 4. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953), FHL book 942 H2oh v. 4., p. 268.

[S1850] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Charles Cawley, (, England, Kings 1066-1603 [accessed 28 Jun 2006].

[S2420] #11886 The Golden Grove books of pedigrees (filmed 1970), (Manuscript, National Library of Wales manuscript number Castell Gorfod 7. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,349-104,351., book 6 p. D775.

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Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster's Timeline

Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England
March 22, 1322
Age 44
Pontefract, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
St John's Priory of Pontefract, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England