Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester

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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."


Links:,_1st_Duke_of_Gloucester (which gives another burial place)



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

January 7, 1355
Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England
April 1382
Age 27
Pleshey, Essex, England
April 30, 1383
Age 28
Pleshey, Essex, England
Age 29
Of, Pleshey, Essex, England
April 23, 1386
Age 31
Pleshey, Essex, England
October 3, 1389
Age 34
Pleshy, Essex, England
September 8, 1397
Age 42
Prince's Inn, Calais, France

May have been killed by his nephew, Richard II.

Plot: Chapel of the Kings nr. the shrine of St. Edward, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England