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  • ID: I4797
  • Name: Edmund ?Crouchback? Plantagenet
  • Suffix: 1st Earl of Lancaster
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 JAN 1245
  • Death: 5 JUN 1296 in Bayonne, France
  • Burial: 15 JUL 1296 Westminster Abbey, London
  • MEM: Westminster Abbey, London: tomb
  • Note: 1 2

    2nd son.
    The tomb of Edmund Crouchback (died 1296) in Westminster Abbey survives virtually intact. It has a large canopy, and, like other contemporary French monuments, the sides are ornamented with family "weepers".
    Picture of effigy on GothicEye, but seems to have blank face.
    Some historians, including the authors of the Encyclopedia Britannica article on him, state that it was because of this that he received the nickname Crouchback (which they say means "cross back") indicating that he was entitled to wear a cross on his back.
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  • Change Date: 7 SEP 2007

    Father: Henry Plantagenet b: 1 OCT 1207 in Winchester
    Mother: Eleonore de Provence b: ABT 1217 in Aix-en-Provence, France

    Marriage 1 Blanche D? Artois
    • Married: 3 FEB 1276 in Paris, France
    1. Has Children Henry Plantagenet b: 1281 in Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire

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