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  • ID: I32429
  • Name: John PLANTAGENET , 3rd Earl of Kent 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 05th\3rd Earl of /Kent/, John Plantagenet
  • Birth: 7 APR 1330 in Arundel Castle, Sussex, England 1
  • Death: BET 26 AND 27 DEC 1352 in (dsp) 1
  • Burial: Grey Friars, Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF WAKE (IV) 1331

    EARLDOM OF KENT (V, 3) 1331

    JOHN, EARL OF KENT, and LORD WOODSTOCK. next brother and heir, born 7 April 1330, at Arundel, and baptized the same day in Pynham Priory. On 3 October 1346 the King, then before Calais, requested Margaret, Countess of Kent, to send John, her son, with as many men as could be mustered, to the King's assistance. On 26 August 1347 he was granted his father's lands to hold until he was of age, for his maintenance, and on 16 June 1349 had a similar grant of the knights' fees and advowsons of his inheritance. On 23 June following, when still under age, the King took his homage and gave him livery of his father's lands. On the death of his mother, 29 September 1349, he became, according to modern doctrine, LORD WAKE. On 1 October 1349 he was granted the wardship of his mother's lands, to hold, as from her death, until he came of age, for a payment of 3,000 marks. On 1 February 1349/50 he had livery of £30 per annum from the issues of Kent and of the arrears thereof as from 26 August 1347. On 10 April 1351 the King took his homage and gave him livery of all the lands which his father and mother had held in chief, his age having previously been proved. He was summoned to a Council 20 July 1352, and to Parliament (being then under age) from 1 January 1348/9 to 15 November 1351, by writs directed Johanni comiti Kanc'. He granted the reversion (expectant on the death of Blanche, late wife of Thomas Wake) of the castle, lands, and lordship of Liddel with its appurtenances in England and in Scotland to the King, who, on 20 May 1357, granted the said reversion to John, Earl of Richmond, his son, the premises to be held in tail male with reversion to the King and his heirs.

    He married (Papal dispensation 3 April 1348, Elizabeth, daughter of Willem or Guillaume, 1st Earl of Cambridge, also MARGRAVE (afterwards DUKE) OF JULIERS, by Jehanne, daughter of Guillaume I or III, COUNT OF HAINAULT AND HOLLAND. He died s.p., in the night, 26-27 December 1352, aged 22, and was buried in the Church of the Grey Friars at Wincbcster. On 15 February 1352/3 his widow had livery of her dower, and on 4 July following of the knights' fees and advowsons of her dower, all of which had been assigned to her by the King. She, who took a vow of chastity at Waverley Abbey, broke it by marrying, 2ndly, 29 September 1360, at Wingham in Kent, Sir Eustace D'AUBRÉCOURT. In August 1360, a month before his marriage, he was granted an annuity of 40 marks for good service in the King's wars. On 15 February 1363/4 certain payments were ordered to be made to him and Elizabeth his wife, who was wife of John, Earl of Kent. He died soon after 1 December 1372, in the comti of Evreux. She died 6 June 1411, and was buried at the Grey Friars, Winchester. Will, desiring to be buried with her husband, John, Earl of Kent, proved 29 June 1411, In it she describes herself as of Bedhampton (near Portsmouth), one of the manors of the Earls of Kent. [Complete Peerage VII:148-50, XIV:408, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Father: Edmund PLANTAGENET , 1st Earl of Kent b: 5 AUG 1301 in Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England
    Mother: Margaret 2nd Baroness WAKE b: ABT 1299 in Liddel, Cumberland, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth de JULICH b: ABT 1333 in Julich, Rheinland, Prussia
    • Married: 3 APR 1348 in 1st husband 1

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:148-50
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