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Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault

  • Birth 24 Jun 1311 Valenciennes, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
  • Death 14 Aug 1369 Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
  • Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
  • Plot south side of the Confessor's chapel
  • Memorial ID 8341702

English Monarch. Queen consort of King Edward III. The daughter of William III "The Good", Count of Hainault and Jean de Valois, she married Edward on January 24, 1328. She often accompanied him on this foreign travels, and Edward was devoted to her. The couple had 13 children, including 5 sons whose rivalry would later set into motion the Wars of the Roses. She was said to be tender-hearted, and interfered little in politics.

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  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 1 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8341702
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault (24 Jun 1311–14 Aug 1369), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8341702, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .