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Edmund Plantagenet of Woodstock
Birth: Aug. 5, 1301
Woodstock
West Oxfordshire District
Oxfordshire, England
Death: Mar. 19, 1330
Winchester
City of Winchester
Hampshire, England

English Royalty. Earl of Kent. Born at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England, he was the 20th child and youngest son of Edward I Longshanks, King of England and the second child of the king's second wife, Marguerite de France. He married Margaret Wake, Baroness Wake of Liddell in December 1325 and with her had four children. Edmund gained the titles of 1st Earl of Kent and 1st Earl of Arundel in July 1321. He was a supporter of his elder half-brother, King Edward II, who had immersed the country in a civil conflict that same year and alienated the nobility. In 1326, King Edward's estranged wife, Isabella of France, led an invasion force to England determined to depose the king. In 1327 Edward II was captured and forced to renounce the throne in favor of his son. Edward II was murdered at Berkeley Castle and Edmund was arrested by order of the Regents; the Earl of March and Queen Isabella. Edmund was executed at age 28 on a charge of treason outside Winchester Castle. His condemnation aroused public hostility and he reportedly he was forced to wait half a day for an executioner, as no one wanted to be responsible for the prince's death. He was buried at Westminster Abbey, London. (bio by: Iola) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
   Edward I (1239 - 1307)
   Marguerite de France (1279 - 1318)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Wake Woodstock (1299 - 1349)*
 
 Children:
  Joan Plantagenet Holland (1328 - 1385)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Plantagenet (____ - 1264)**
  Joan Plantagenet (1265 - 1265)**
  John Plantagenet (1266 - 1271)**
  Henry Plantagenet (1267 - 1274)**
  Eleanor Plantagenet (1269 - 1298)**
  Joan of Acre (1272 - 1307)**
  Alfonso Plantagenet (1273 - 1284)**
   Margaret of England (1275 - 1318)**
  Berengaria Plantagenet (1276 - 1278)**
  Mary Plantagenet (1278 - 1332)**
  Isabella Plantagenet (1279 - 1279)**
  Elizabeth Plantagenet (1282 - 1316)**
   King Edward II (1284 - 1327)**
  Beatrice Plantagenet Princess of England (1286 - 1286)**
  Thomas Plantagenet of Brotherton (1300 - 1338)*
  Edmund Plantagenet of Woodstock (1301 - 1330)
  Eleanor Plantagenet (1306 - 1311)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Westminster Abbey
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
 
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Originally Created by: girlofcelje (inactive)
Record added: Nov 15, 2003
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Edmund Plantagenet of Woodstock
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In Memory of my 21st Great Grandfather~
- Diane Miller
 Added: Apr. 28, 2015
In Memory Of My 17th Great Grandfather REST IN PEACE
- Faye Mallory Cline
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
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- Shae Lee
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