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Joan of the Tower, Queen consort of Scotland

Joan of the Tower, Queen consort of Scotland[1, 2]

Female 1321 - 1362  (41 years)

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  • Name Joan of the Tower 
    Arms of Plantagenet
    Arms of Plantagenet
    Suffix Queen consort of Scotland 
    Born 5 Jul 1321  The Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Sep 1362  Hertford Castle, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    of the Tower, Joan
    of the Tower, Joan
    Person ID I12336  Dickinson
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 

    Father Edward II, King of England,   b. 25 Apr 1284, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1327, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabella of France, Queen Consort of England,   b. ca. 1291, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1358, Castle Rising, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Jan 1308  Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F2957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David II Bruce, King of Scotland,   b. 5 Mar 1324, Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1371, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1328  Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • No issue.
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F4540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1321 - The Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1328 - Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1362 - Hertford Castle, Hertfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLAND,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#Joandied1362.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_the_Tower.

    3. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 117.
      25 or 28 Jan 1308.

    4. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 120.

    5. [S156] A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England, Gordon Corrigan, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 29.

    6. [S163] The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, Ian Mortimer, (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2003), 36.

    7. [S359] The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2017), 338.
      "Although he married Isabella of France in Boulogne in January 1308, he did not care much for her. He was far more interested in an older friend from his youth by the name of Piers Gaveston."

    8. [S163] The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, Ian Mortimer, (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2003), 210.