See also

Philippa (1311-1369)

1. Philippa de Hainault, daughter of William, Count of Holland and Hainault (1286- ) and Jeanne de Valois ( - ), was born on 24 June 1311. She died on 15 August 1369. She married Edward III KING OF ENGLAND.

 

Philippa won much popularity with the English people for her kindness and compassion which was demonstrated in 1347 when she successfully persuaded King Edward to spare the lives of the Burghers of Calais. It was this popularity that helped maintain peace in England throughout Edward's long reign.

 

Edward III KING OF ENGLAND and Philippa de Hainault had the following children:

 

Edward, the Black Prince (1330-1376). Edward, was born in 1330. He died in 1376.

Lionel of Antwerp DUKE OF CLARENCE (1338-1368). Lionel was born on 29 November 1338 in Antwerp, Holland. He died on 7 October 1368 in Alba, Italy.

John of Gaunt DUKE OF LANCASTER (1340-1399). John was born in March 1340. He had the title 'Duke of Lancaster'. He married Katherine ROET in 1396. He died on [Julian] 3 February 1399.

Second Generation

2. William, Count of Holland and Hainault, son of Jean II d'Avesne and Philippa of Luxumbourg, was born in 1286. He married Jeanne de Valois.

 

3. Jeanne de Valois has few details recorded about her. She and William, Count of Holland and Hainault had the following children:

 

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Philippa de Hainault (1311-1369)

Third Generation

4. Jean II d'Avesne, son of Jean I d'Avesne and Adelaide of Holland, was born in 1247. He married Philippa of Luxumbourg.

 

5. Philippa of Luxumbourg has few details recorded about her. She and Jean II d'Avesne had the following children:

 

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William, Count of Holland and Hainault (1286- )