Earl Edmund Almaine Plantagenet CORNWALL
- Married: 7 Oct 1272, Ruislip, Middlesex, England
- Died: 1300
Another name for Edmund was CORNWALL Earl.
Ancestral File Number: 8XJ6-G3.
Earl of CORNWALL.
Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Edmund Earl of Cornwall, Son of Richard 1st Earl of Cornwall and Sanchia Provence, Mar Margaret De Clare Gloucester, Divorced 1293, Died 1300.
The Political History of England 1216-1377, Vol III, T F Tout, 1905, AMS Press,
p170: "...Other matters also called Edward's attention to the continent. He had to do homage to the new French king; he had to press for the execution of the treaty of Amiens, and his presence was again necessary in Gascony. His realm was in such profound peace that he could safely leave it. Accordingly in May, 1286, he took ship for France. With him went his wife Eleanor of Castile, his chancellor Bishop Burnell, and a large number of his nobles. He entrusted the regency to his cousin, Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, the son and successor of Earl Richard; and England saw him no more until August 1289..."
p224: "...In 1300, onthe death of the king's childless cousin, Earl Edmund, the wealthy earldom of Cornwall escheated to the crown..."
p238: "... Conspicuous among the returned exiles was Peter of Gaveston, whom the king welcomed with the warmest affection. He at once invested his `brother Peter' with the rich earldom of Cornwall, which the old king, with the object of conferring it on one of his sons by his second marriage, had kept in his hands since Earl Edmund's death. A little later Edward married the favourite to his niece, Margaret of Clare, the eldest sister of Earl Gilbert of Gloucester..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 8503-KX Born 1249 Tunbridge Kent England Dau of Richard De CLARE [EARL OF GLOUCESTER] (AFN:8503-D3) and Maud De LACY [COUNTESS OF GLOUCESTER] (AFN:FSLG-6W) Mar 7 Oct 1272 (Div) Edmund PLANTAGENET (AFN:8XJ6-G3) Ruislip Middlesex England Died Bef16 Sep 1312.
Edmund married Margaret De Clare GLOUCESTER, daughter of Earl Richard De Clare GLOUCESTER and Countess Maud De Lacy GLOUCESTER, on 7 Oct 1272 in Ruislip, Middlesex, England. The marriage ended in divorce. (Margaret De Clare GLOUCESTER was born in 1249 in Tunbridge, Kent, England and died before 16 Sep 1312-1313.)