Marguerite (Capet) de France

Marguerite (Capet) de France (bef. 1283 - 1318)

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Marguerite "Queen of England" de France formerly Capet
Born before in Paris, Ile-de-France, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married (to ) in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Marlborough Castle, Wiltshire, Englandmap
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Marguerite de France (1277/83 - 14 Feb 1318 Marlborough Castle, Wiltshire),[2] was the second wife of Edward I of England. They had three children before he died. Widowed at 26, she never remarried ... and died about ten years later.[1]

bur. Greyfriars Church, Newgate, London.[3]


Father: Philippe III "le Hardi," King of France (01 May 1245 - 05 Oct 1285).[4][5][6][2]

Mother: Marie de Brabant (p. Henri III, Duke of Brabant and Alix de Bourgogne [Capet]).[7][8] [9][2]


m. (contract 19 Jun 1299 Montreuil; 08 or 09 Sep 1299 Cantebury Cathedral) Edward I 'Longshanks', King of England.[10] Issue: 3.[11]

  • Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk (1 Jun 1300 – 04 Aug/20 Sep 1338).[12]
  • Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent (5 Aug 1301 – 19 Mar 1330)
  • Eleanor of England (1306-1311)


  1. see also:
    • Roberts, G.B. (2008). The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.
    • Roberts, G.B. (2009). Ancestors of American Presidents, (pp. 352). Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Philippe III m.2 (contract Vincennes 21 Aug 1274) Marie de Brabant.[1]
  • Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson Vol. III page 32
  • Cawely (2006), citing Florentii Wigornensis Monachi Chronicon, Continuatio, p. 244.
MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.

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On 1 Mar 2014 at 13:26 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

I've not seen any source that states that she was married, or even betrothed, to John II (Reginar) of Brabant, either before marrying Edward I or after. I think that somewhere in all the changes she has been confused with her step daughter, also called Margaret, who did marry John II of Brabant.

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