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Edmund Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Lancaster and Leicester

Spanish: Edmundo "Crouchback", Conde de Lancaster
Also Known As: "Crouchback"
Birthplace: London, Middlesex , England
Death: June 05, 1296 (51)
Bayonne, Duchy of Aquitaine
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry III, king of England and Eleanor of Provence, Queen Consort of England
Husband of Aveline de Forz, Countess of Aumale and Lancaster and Blanche of Artois
Father of Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster; Henry of Lancaster; John Plantagenet, Lord of Beaufort and Mary Plantagenet
Brother of Edward I "Longshanks", King of England; Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scots; Beatrice of England; Richard Plantagenet, Prince of England; William of England and 2 others

Occupation: of Chester et al., Earl of Lancaster
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster

"Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster (16 January 1245 – 5 June 1296), was the second surviving son of King Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence. In his childhood he had a claim on the Kingdom of Sicily. His nickname "Crouchback" (meaning "Crossback") refers to his participation in the Ninth Crusade indicating that he was entitled to wear a cross stitched into the back of his garments."


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Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster's Timeline

January 16, 1245
London, Middlesex , England
January 1245
London,Middlesex,England,Great Britian
Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England
Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales
May 14, 1286
Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England
Grismond Castle, Monmouthshire, England
June 5, 1296
Age 51
Bayonne, Duchy of Aquitaine
July 15, 1296
Age 51
Westminster Abbey, London, England