Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (updated)

By Alison Weir

A distinct booklet on Britain’s royal households by means of this good proven well known historian.

Britain’s Royal households is a special reference publication supplying, for the 1st time in a single quantity, whole genealogical information of all participants of the royal homes of britain, Scotland and nice Britain from 800AD to the current. Drawing on numerous gurus, either old and smooth, Alison Weir explores the royal genealogy in unheard of intensity and offers a complete consultant to the history of today’s royal relations.

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Notice: there's no modern facts that the wedding of Edmund, Earl of Kent, and Margaret Wake produced different sons, Robert and Thomas, who're pointed out in later resources. three Eleanor She used to be born on four could, 1306, at Winchester. She died in 1311 at Amesbury Abbey, Wilts. , and was once buried in Beaulieu Abbey, Hants. Edward I is reputed to have had the subsequent illegitimate factor (according to the Hayles Abbey Chronicle), and whereas this can be attainable, it really is nonetheless topic to a few doubt: via an unknown mom, 1 John Botetourt, Lord of Mendlesham, Suffolk (c.

The govt of the area was once put within the able but treacherous palms of Edward IV’s brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. After securing the folks of Edward V and his brother Richard, Duke of York, within the Tower of London, and doing away with his enemies one after the other, Gloucester had it introduced, at the foundation of questionable proof, that his brother’s marriage to Elizabeth Wydville were bigamous, and that their young ones have been for that reason bastards and not worthy to inherit the throne. for that reason, the crown was once provided to Gloucester, who was once topped King Richard III in July, 1483.

April, 1361, and created Duke of Clarence on thirteen November, 1362. He died on 17 October, 1368, at Alba, Piedmont, Italy, and used to be buried at Pavia, Italy. His is still have been later got rid of to Clare Priory, Suffolk. Lionel married to begin with, on 15 August, 1342, within the Tower of London, and back on nine September, 1342, at interpreting Abbey, Berkshire: Elizabeth She used to be the daughter of William de Burgh, Earl of Ulster, by means of Matilda of Lancaster, a descendant of Henry III, and she or he used to be born on 6 July, 1332, most likely at Carrickfergus citadel in Ulster.

Edward VIII * * * FATHER: George V ( see right here) mom: Mary of Teck ( see right here, less than George V). SIBLINGS: ( see right here, lower than George V). EDWARD VIII Baptised Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, he was once born on 23 June, 1894, at White hotel, Richmond, Surrey. He turned Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Lord of the Isles and Baron Renfrew upon his father’s accession to the throne on 6 might, 1910. He was once made a Knight of the Garter on 23 June, 1910, and used to be created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester at the related day, being invested as such on thirteen July, 1911, at Caernarvon fort, Wales.

He used to be topped quickly afterwards at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. He died, single and childless, in 865/6, and was once buried in Sherborne Abbey, Dorset. He was once succeeded via his brother Ethelred. Ethelred I * * * FATHER: Ethelwulf, King of Wessex ( see here). mom: Osburga ( see right here, less than King Ethelwulf). SIBLINGS: ( see the following, less than King Ethelwulf). ETHELRED I He used to be born in c. 840. He succeeded his brother Ethelbert as King of Wessex in 865/6, and was once topped presently afterwards at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey.

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