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    Joan of Acre Plantagenet

    Eleanor of Provence, b.1223 d.25 June 1291, wife of Henry III and Queen Consort. Nine children. Ancestor

    Norman & Plantagenet Kings Chart

    Tomb effigy - Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and 8th Earl of Surrey & Eleanor Plantagenet - Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex, England. Ancestor

    The earliest European death mask is that of England's King Edward III, who reigned from 1327 to 1377.

    Statue of Richard III, last Plantagenet king of England. Much maligned by the victorious Tudors, Shakespeare wrote him as crook-backed and treacherous, though no extant records record such a thing. He is also infamously supposed to have ordered the death of his nephews, thereby leaving his path to the throne clear after his brother, Edward's death. As of September '12 a dig is in progress in Leicester, to attempt to find his grave.

    Tomb effigy of Richard Neville (Warwick the Kingmaker); Earl of Warwick; father of Anne Neville, Richard III's queen

    Isabelle of France (1295-1358) wife of King Edward II and mother of Edward III. Known as "The she-wolf of France"

    Gilbert de Clare Earl of Gloucester married Joan of Acre, daughter of King Edward in 1290. (my 21st Great Grandfather)

    Queen Maude of Norway, born Princess Maude of Wales, married her first cousin, who became King of Norway. Their son also married a first cousin.

    Isabella of France - one of history's most famous femme fatales, Edward II's French queen famously overthrew her husband with the aid of her lover, Roger Mortimer, in 1326. After her son, Edward, wrested back power, Mortimer was executed, but Isabella was allowed to live.

    Charles I, King of England, son of James I, grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots

    Charles I, King of England, son of James I, grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots

    The mother's tender feelings for her daughter are palpable

    The Eagle of the Plantagenets

    James IV, King of Scotland, Husband of Margaret Tudor, grandfather of Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon; sister of Edward VI and Elizabeth I

    Eleanor Crosses So great was Edward I’s grief following the death of Queen Eleanor that he had 12 elaborate commemorative crosses erected across England in her memory. Today 3-4 of these crosses have survived.

    Henry II Plantagenet husband of Queen Eleanor

    Edward IV: King of England from 1461 until 1470, and again from1471 until his 1483. He was the first Yorkist King of England. The first half of his rule was marred by the violence associated with the Wars of the Roses, but he overcame the Lancastrian challenge to this throne at Tewkesbury in 1471 to reign in peace until his sudden death.