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Joan Plantagenet
Birth: Feb., 1334
Death: Sep. 2, 1348

English Royalty. Born at Woodstock Palace, the third child of Edward III, King of England and Philippe de Hainaut. In 1345 she was betrothed to Pedro of Castile, son of Alphonso XI of Castile and set out to meet her husband with a retinue of four ships and some hundred men at arms. The princess' entourage docked at Bordeaux, ignoring warnings of bubonic plague. As her retinue began falling to the plague, Joan was probably moved to the village of Loremo in order to escape the illness. Unfortunately, she fell ill within weeks of the move and succumbed at the age of thirteen. Some scholars believe she was interred at Loremo, others at Bayonne Cathedral. In October, Edward III sent an envoy to Bordeaux in an attempt to regain his favorite daughter's remains and bring them back to London for burial. There is no record, however, of Joan's remains being returned to England, nor any account of a royal funeral extant. She has also been called Joan of England or Joanna of England. A younger sister, born some 20 years after her death, was named for her.
 (bio by: Iola) 
 
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 Parents:
   Edward III (1312 - 1377)
  Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault (1311 - 1369)
 
 Siblings:
  Joan Perrers Skerne (____ - 1431)**
  Edward Plantagenet (1330 - 1376)*
  Isabel Plantagenet Coucy (1332 - 1379)*
  Joan Plantagenet (1334 - 1348)
  Prince William Of Hatfield (1337 - 1337)*
  Lionel Plantagenet (1338 - 1368)*
  John Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)*
  Edmund of Langley (1341 - 1402)*
  Blanche de la Tour (1342 - 1342)*
  Mary de Waltham (1344 - 1362)*
  Margaret Plantagnet Hastings (1346 - 1361)*
  William de Windsor (1348 - 1348)*
  Thomas Plantagenet (1355 - 1397)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bayonne Cathedral
Bayonne
Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Aquitaine, France
 
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Originally Created by: girlofcelje (inactive)
Record added: Oct 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8040565
Joan Plantagenet
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- James Snow
 Added: Sep. 2, 2014
Thinking of my 18th great aunt, may she rest in peace.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
My 3rd cousin 23 x removed
- Cousin Kathleen
 Added: Jul. 15, 2014
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