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Philippa de Hainault, Queen consort of England

Spanish: Felipa de Hainaut, Queen consort of England
Also Known As: "Philippe", "Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault"
Birthplace: Valenciennes, Hainault, Flanders
Death: August 15, 1369 (55)
Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England (Dropsy)
Place of Burial: Plot: south side of the Confessor's chapel, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William III, count of Holland and Jeanne de Valois, Countess of Hainault
Wife of Edward III, king of England
Mother of Edward, the Black Prince; Isabella, Countess of Bedford; Joan of England; William of Hatfield; Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence and 8 others
Sister of Countess Jeanne de Hainaut, Herzogin zu Jülich; Sibylla Countess Of Holland; Isabelle de Hainaut; Margaretha de Hainault, Kaiserin des Heiligen Römischen Reiches; Jan Willemsz (bastaard?) van Avesnes van Dolre and 4 others
Half sister of Jan (bastaard) van Den Poele; ridder Jan Aelman, heer van Woerden and Nicolas van de Gheijne, d'Avesnes en Hainaut

Occupation: Queen of England
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About Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of England

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Philippa of Hainaut

Queen consort of England

Tenure 24 January 1328 – 15 August 1369

Coronation 4 March 1330 Spouse Edward III of Windsor


Edward, Prince of Wales The Black Prince

Isabella, Lady of Coucy

Lady Joan

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence

John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York

Mary of Waltham, Duchess of Brittany

Margaret of Windsor, Countess of Pembroke

Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester

House House of Plantagenet

Father William I, Count of Hainaut

Mother Joan of Valois

Born 24 June 1314


Died 15 August 1369 (aged 55)

Windsor Castle

Burial Westminster Abbey


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Citations / Sources:

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), Volume XII/2, page 895. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 69.

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[S45] Marcellus Donald R. von Redlich, Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, volume I (1941; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), page 64. Hereinafter cited as Pedigrees of Emperor Charlemagne, I.

[S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.

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Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault

Birth: Jun. 24, 1311 Valenciennes Departement du Nord Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Death: Aug. 14, 1369 Windsor Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Berkshire, England

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. (bio by: Kristen Conrad)

Family links:

 Guillaume d'Avesnes (1286 - 1337)
 Jeanne de Valois (1294 - 1342)
  Edward III (1312 - 1377)
 Edward Plantagenet (1330 - 1376)*
 Isabel Plantagenet de Coucy (1332 - 1379)*
 Joan Plantagenet (1334 - 1348)*
 Prince William Of Hatfield (1337 - 1337)*
 Lionel Plantagenet (1338 - 1368)*
  John of Gaunt (1340 - 1399)*
 Edmund of Langley (1341 - 1402)*
 Blanche de la Tour (1342 - 1342)*
 Mary de Waltham (1344 - 1362)*
 Princess Margaret Plantagenet Hastings (1346 - 1361)*
 William de Windsor (1348 - 1348)*
 Prince Thomas Woodstock Plantagenet (1355 - 1397)*
 Isabeau d'Avesnes de Namur (____ - 1360)*
 Philippa d'Avesnes of Hainault (1311 - 1369)
 Jeanne de Hainaut (1311 - 1374)*
 Margarete II de Avesnes (1311 - 1356)*
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Burial: Westminster Abbey Westminster City of Westminster Greater London, England Plot: south side of the Confessor's chapel

Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad Record added: Feb 01, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 8341702

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Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of England's Timeline

June 24, 1314
Valenciennes, Hainault, Flanders

Flanders in Philippa's time was in Belgium; now it's France.

June 15, 1330
Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England
June 16, 1332
Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
February 2, 1335
Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England
February 16, 1337
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England
November 29, 1338
Antwerp, Duchy of Brabant
March 6, 1340
St. Bavon's Abbey, Ghent, Belgium

Castle of Gravesteen.

June 5, 1341
King's Langley, Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
March 1342
Tower of London, London, England