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Philippa (Plantagenet) Mortimer

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Philippa "5th Countess of Ulster" Mortimer formerly Plantagenet
Born in Eltham Palace, Kent, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Died in Cork, Cork, Irelandmap
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Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster (16 Aug 1355 – 5 Jan 1382)

Philippa of Clarence was the Countess of Ulster suo jure.[1]
b. Eltham Palace, Kent.
p. Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence and Elizabeth de Burgh, 4th Countess of Ulster.[2][3]
m. Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March abt 1368 Reading Abbey,
died, most likely of fever in Cork, Ireland
buried: Wigmore, Herefordshire.[4]
After death: rights passed to son, Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March. [5]

Footnotes

  1. FISCUS Family Tree.ged, Lea and Randol and Ely and Si.ged, Hooker Family Tree.ged, FISCUS Family Tree.ged, Steele Family Tree.ged, MINIX_2011-10-08_01.ged, Steele Family Tree.ged, FAMILY 6162011.GED, master 11_12.ged, Grant R. Phillips, Jr..ged, Bwiki.ged, Acrossthepond.ged, heinakuu2011-6.ged .
  2. only child; heiress presumptive to first cousin Richard II, and would be displaced in the succession by any children of the king.
  3. Lionel was 2nd son of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault.
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippa,_5th_Countess_of_Ulster
  5. When Richard resigned his crown without issue on 29 September 1399, the rightful heir was Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, whose father Roger died the previous year. However, the throne was usurped by Richard and Philippa's first cousin, Henry Bolingbroke, an event that later precipitated the Wars of the Roses. As a result of her seniority in the line of succession to the throne of the Kingdom of England and her marriage into the powerful Mortimer family, her descendants eventually succeeded to the throne as the House of York under Edward IV.







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On July 3, 2014 Darrell Parker wrote:

Plantagenet-1702 and Plantagenet-190 appear to represent the same person because: same dob, parents, spouse, child, dod




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