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  Edward III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward III was crowned on 25 January 1327, at the age of 14, and married Philippa of Hainault in 1328.
Edward III quartered his coat of arms with "France Ancient", the Azure semé-de-lis (a blue shield with a tight pattern of small golden fleur de lis of the French royal house), and it remained a part of the English Coat of Arms until removed by George III.
Edward died of a stroke in 1377 and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Edward's youth was spent in his mother's court and he was crowned at age fourteen after his father was deposed.
Edward was married to Philippa of Hainault in 1328 and the union produced many children; the 75% survival rate of their children - nine out of twelve lived through adulthood - was incredible considering conditions of the day.
Edward, the Black Prince and eldest son of Edward III, trounced the French cavalry at Poitiers (1356) and captured the French King John.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon32.html   (861 words)

 Edward III on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
EDWARD III [Edward III] 1312-77, king of England (1327-77), son of Edward II and Isabella.
Edward, who had gone to Scotland on an unsuccessful expedition in 1327, resented the terms of the Treaty of Northampton (1328), by which he had renounced the Scottish throne, and decided to support Edward de Baliol against the young Scottish king David II.
Edward III: W. Ormrod describes the career of the king whose fifty years on the throne are best remembered for his wars with France and Scotland, and his foundation of the Order of the Garter.
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 Edward III, King of England, 1327-1377
Edward III was reportedly furious about the entire affair, and opposition to Isabella and Mortimer started to appear after the Scottish debacle.
Edward III now put his resources into a Scotish war, moved the centre of government to York, and began the campaign that led to his victory at Halidon Hill (19 July 1333).
Edward III was increasingly elderly, while his most capable son, Edward, the Black Prince, was increasing ill, and died before his father.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/people_edwardIII.html   (965 words)

 Edward III of England
He was born at Windsor as the son of King II of England">Edward II of England and Isabella of France.
His son Edward, the Black Prince had pre-deceased him, and he was succeeded by his young grandson, King II of England">Richard II of England.
Edward III's eldest son was Edward, the Black Prince, whose only surviving child was II of England">Richard II who had no child, so once Richard was killed (and succeeded) by his cousin IV of England">Henry IV, the senior line ceased to exist.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - EDWARD (III, King of England 1327-1377)
Edward III was crowned at Westminster Abbey early in 1327 but was only fourteen years old and too young to rule unaided.
To strengthen the ties between England and Scotland, Edward's sister Joan was married to the David (II) of Scotland, the young son of Robert the Bruce.
Edward's mother was Charles' sister and this meant that Edward was the nephew of the old king and a strong contender.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines
Henry III succeeds to the throne and is crowned at Westminster.
Edward was buried at the abbey church at Gloucester.
During Edward III's absence on the campaign of Crecy the Scottish king David II was approached by the French King Philippe VI of Valois to invade England.
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 Edward III - England Monetary History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edward III was the eldest son of Edward II and Isabella of France, was born at Windsor in 1312, and succeeded to the throne, on the deposition of his father, in 1327.
In 1328 Edward was married to Philippa, daughter of William III, Count of Holland and Hainault, and two years later he assumed the government, had Mortimer seized and hanged, and imprisoned Queen Isabella.
Edward aimed at the acquisition of Flanders, hoped to get his son Edward, the Black Prince, made Earl of Flanders by the aid of Philip van Arteveldt and the free towns; but Philip was murdered in an insurrection at Ghent.
www.onlinearmory.com /blackprince/bp13.htm   (405 words)

King of England (1312-77), eldest son of Edward II and Isabella, daughter of Philip IV of France; born at Windsor Castle, 13 Nov., 1312; died at Sheen, 21 June, 1377.
Edward marched to meet them; but so quick and active were the Scots that Edward marched from York to Durham without gaining any definite news of their position, and, when he tried to cut them off and force them to fight, was completely outmanœuvred by them.
The difficulties were caused partly by the heavy taxation levied by the pope on the clergy, and partly by the appointment of foreigners to English benefices by the pope; while the irritation of Englishmen at these grievances was increased by the pope's residence at Avignon, under the influence of the French king.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05321a.htm   (1445 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Plantagenets > Edward III
Edward III was 14 when he was crowned King and assumed government in his own right in 1330.
In 1337, Edward created the Duchy of Cornwall to provide the heir to the throne with an income independent of the sovereign or the state.
Following a sea victory at Sluys in 1340, Edward overran Brittany in 1342 and in 1346 he landed in Normandy, defeating the French King, Philip VI, at the Battle of Crécy and his son Edward (the Black Prince) repeated his success at Poitiers (1356).
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page66.asp   (296 words)

 Edward III
Edward III, the oldest son of Edward II and Isabella of France, was born in 1312.
In 1327 his mother and her lover usurped the throne of Edward II and gave it to Edward III.
This war was sparked by the cooperation of the French with the scots in their continuing rebellion against England, fighting in Gascony, and Edward's claim to the throne of France through his mother.
home.bluemarble.net /~dlhatf/king.htm   (516 words)

 EDWARD III. - LoveToKnow Article on EDWARD III.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Contributing causes were Philips support of the Scots and Edwards alliance with the Flemish cities, which were then on bad terms with their French overlord, and the revival of Edwards claim, first made in 1328, to the French crown.
Edwards martial exploits during the next years were those of a gallant knight rather than those of a responsible general.
Edward entertained his royal captive very magnificently, and in 1359 concluded with him the treaty of London, by which John surrendered so much that the French repudiated the treaty.
www.1911ency.org /E/ED/EDWARD_III_.htm   (2504 words)

 Edward III 'The_Confessor' England (1004 - 05 Jan 1066)
Edward III 'The Confessor', King Of England the last English king descended from Alfred the Great, succeeded his half-brother, Hardecanute, in 1042.
Edward was a pious man. He founded Westminster Abbey, which was completed in 1065.
Edward was childless, and the great problem of his later years was the succession to the throne.
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 ipedia.com: Edward III of England Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The reign of Edward III was marked by the subjugation of Scotland and several important victories over France, including the battles of Crecy and Poitiers.
On the death of the French king, his own uncle, Charles IV, in 1328, Edward claimed the French throne, declaring war on Philip VI in 1337.
Edward's claim had some legitimacy, he was the oldest living grandson of Philip IV (the father of Charles IV).
www.ipedia.com /edward_iii_of_england.html   (1006 words)

 Plantagenet Family Genealogy
was born on 10 Oct 1206 in Winchester, Hampshire, England and died on 16 Nov 1272 in London, England.
was born on 17 Jun 1239 in Westminster, London, England and died on 8 Jul 1307 in Burgh-On-The-Sands, Cumberland, England.
was born in 1396 in Over-Peover, Cheshire, England.
www.aritek.com /hartgen/htm/plantagenet_2.htm   (7524 words)

 Churchyard/Orr Family Museum (Genealogy) -- Overview Chart of Lineal Ancestors of King Edward III of England and ...
The following ancestry (pedigree) overview charts for the lineal ancestors of the children of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault (going back 16 generations or less) were generated from data and software supplied by Randy Wilson, with some additional fix-ups.
Jump to Edward III and Philippa of Hainault in Churchyard/Orr family genealogies
`- Matilda (Maud) Princess of ENGLAND (1103-1169)
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Edward III, King of England, born 1312 Nov 13, died 1377 Jun 21; married 1328 Jan 24, Philippa of Hainaut (born 1311 Jun 24, died 1369 Aug 15).(1)
Princess Philippa of England, born 1394 Jul 4, died 1430 Jan 5 sp; married 1406 Oct 26, Erik IX of Pomeria, King of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (died 1459).
Princess Catherine of England, born 1372/73, died 1418 Jun 2; married 1393, Burgos, Spain, Enrique III, King of Castile and Leon (born 1379 Oct 4, Burgos, died 1406 Dec 25/26, Toledo).
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10188
     Edward III, King of England was born on 13 November 1312 in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
She married Edward III, King of England, son of Edward II of Caernarvon, King of England and Isabelle de France, on 24 January 1328 in York Minster, York, Yorkshire, England.
     Edward of England, Prince of Wales was born on 15 June 1330 in Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.
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 Edward III Sword - Paul Chen Swords - Battle Ready Swords   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edward III of England was a warriorking who is remembered in history for his dramatic victory against the French at Crecy (1346) and his sword, far from being a purely ceremonial piece, was made to be wielded in battle.
The style is typical of a 14th century battle sword but the fittings are undoubtedly those of a king, from the heavy gilding to the adder-skin grip to the beautifully enamelled coat of arms.
If you place an order for one of our replica weapons (swords, maces, axes, etc.), you agree that you are at least 18 years old and have read our Sword Care and Safety section and you will be responsible for your weapon's use or misuse.
www.swordsofhonor.com /edwardiiisword.html   (351 words)

 Henry III to Edward III (History of England) - History for Kids!
Henry III was only nine years old when he became king, and so he pretty much had to do whatever the barons (the aristocrats) told him to.
When Henry III died in 1272 AD, he was succeeded by his son Edward I. Edward was a stronger king than his father, but he saw the wisdom of getting along with the aristocrats and so he also held Parliament regularly.
After Edward I came his son Edward II, who was so weak that he was kicked out of power and then killed, and then in 1312 Edward III, who took the throne at fifteen when his father was removed.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/medieval/history/highmiddle/england.htm   (260 words)

 Edward III, King of England - Edward III Quiz
Edward III is one of my favorite kings as he did so much for his country.
* Edward, son of the weak Edward II is one of the greatest kings England ever had.
* The first years of Edward's reign were placed under the control of a council of barons and of the court dominated by the proud Mortimer.
www.funtrivia.com /quizdetails.cfm?id=53076   (123 words)

 Kings and Queens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I am descended from her daughter, Isabella, the mother of Edward III of England.
I am descended from his daughter, Eleanor, the grandmother of Edward III of England.
I am descended from his daughter, Margaret, the grandmother of Edward III of England's wife Philippa.
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 King Edward III of England with his own banner
King Edward III of England with his own banner.
Edward took an active part in the war, fighting in the naval victory of Sluis (1340), in the famous battle of Crécy (1346), and in the successful siege of Calais (1346–47).
Considerable social change was also brought about by the decimation of England's population by visitations of the Black Death (see plague), which struck first in 1348–49 and again in 1362 and 1369.
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 King Edward III of England - Timeline Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Philip VI, king of France (1328—50), son of Charles of Valois and grandson of King Philip III.
In the whole range of English history there is no name so completely wrapped up in the idea of English chivalry as that of Edward the Black Prince.
Fighting started in the Hundred Years' War because the Kings of England - descendants of William the Conqueror who still spoke French -wanted to rule France as well.
www.timelineindex.com /content/view/1298   (295 words)

 Notes for +~*Edward III "King" of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edward was dominated by his mother and her lover,
Alice preferred one of Edward's other sons, Jo hn of Gaunt, overthe Black Prince, which caused political conflicts in Edward's last years.
Edward, the Black Prince, died one year before hisfather.
mariah.stonemarche.org /famfiles/nti02895.htm   (378 words)

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