Philippa of Hainault

Short Biography, facts and interesting information about Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort in England
during the Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages encompass one of the most exciting periods in English History. The names of famous Kings scatter the History books. But behind every famous King of the Middle Ages was a Medieval Queen or Princess. Who were the wives of these famous Kings? Who were the queens or princesses who married the Middle Ages Kings of England? A medieval Queen or Princess. These Queens and Princesses shared the most powerful positions with their husbands and many held extremely important influence over their sons. The English Medieval Queens and Princesses of the Middle Ages cover the periods from 1066 - 1485. The following biography information provides basic facts and information about the life of Philippa of Hainault a Medieval Queen in England during the Middle Ages.

Medieval Queens and Princesses - Philippa of Hainault

  • Name: Philippa of Hainault
  • Married: King Edward III of England in 1328
  • Family connections / Genealogy: Philippa of Hainault was the daughter of William III, Count of Hainaut and Jeanne of Valois, the granddaughter of Philip III of France
  • Title: Her title was Queen consort of England
  • Lifespan: This famous woman lived from c. 1314 - 1369
  • Famous children: King Edward III and Queen Philippa had twelve children, seven sons ( only five survived) and five daughters:
    • Edward, Prince of Wales - the Black Prince
    • Lionel, Duke of Clarence
    • John, Duke of Lancaster ( John of Gaunt)
    • Edmund, Duke of York
    • Thomas, Duke of Gloucester
    • His daughters were called  Isabella Plantagenet (1332 - 1382), Joan Plantagenet (1335 - 1348), Blanche Plantagenet (b. 1342), Mary Plantagenet (1344 - 1362) and Margaret Plantagenet (1346 - 1361)
  • King Edward III was succeeded by Richard, the son of Edward the Black Prince. He was crowned King Richard II of England
  • Facts about her life: Philippa of Hainault was renowned for her patience with her womanising husband
  • Important events during her life: The start of the Hundred Years War between England and France
  • Phillippa of Hanault died from the Black Death in 1369

Famous Medieval Queen of the Middle Ages - Philippa of Hainault
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