Philippa of Hainault 1314 – 1369

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Philippa of Hainault

 

Father – William I, Count of Hainaut
Mother – Joan of Valois
Spouse – King Edward III of England
Children – Edward, Isabella, Joan, William, Lionel, John, Edmund, Blanche, Mary, Margaret, Thomas, William, Thomas

 

 

1314 (24th June)
A daughter, Philippa, was born to William I, Count of Hainaut and Joan of Valois at Valenciennes. She was the couple’s fourth child.
1315 (during)
Philippa’s sister, Joanna, was born to William I, Count of Hainaut and Joan of Valois.
1316 (during)
Philippa’s elder brother, John, died.
1320 (during)
Philippa’s brother, Jan, was born to William I, Count of Hainaut and Joan of Valois.
1323 (during)
Philippa’s sister, Isabelle, was born to William I, Count of Hainaut and Joan of Valois.
1325 (during)
Philippa’s brother, Louis, was born to William I, Count of Hainaut and Joan of Valois.
1326 (27th August)
Philippa was betrothed to Prince Edward of England. The betrothal was part of a deal made by Edward’s mother, Queen Isabella, and the Count of Hainault.
1327 (during)
Philippa’s sister, Agnes, died
1327 (21st January)
Phillipa’s betrothed, Edward, became King after his father was forced to abdicate in his favour. Edward’s mother, Isabella and her lover, Roger Mortimer acted as regents because Edward was still a minor.
1327 (1st February)
Philippa’s betrothed, Edward, was crowned King Edward III of England and Wales in Westminster Abbey.
1327 (December)
Philippa travelled to England accompanied by her uncle, John of Hainault.
1327 (23rd December)
Philippa reached London where she was given a lavish reception.
1328 (during)
Philippa’s brother, Louis, died
1328 (24th January)
Philippa married King Edward III at York Minster. The couple made their home at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire.
1328 (1st February)
Charles IV of France, Edward’s maternal uncle, died without a male heir. Although the French did not recognised female succession, Isabella and Roger Mortimer tried to secure the French crown for Edward. The French, however, did not want an English King and chose Philip of Valois to reign as King Philip VI.
1330 (4th March)
Philippa was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abbey.
1330 (15th June)
A son, Edward was born to Edward and Philippa at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire.
1330 (20th October)
Philippa’s husband, Edward, managed to overthrow his mother, Isabella and Roger Mortimer and become ruler in his own right. Roger Mortimer was sent to the Tower of London and all his lands were forfeited to the Crown. Isabella was sent to Windsor Castle where she was placed under house arrest.
1330 (November)
Roger Mortimer was found guilty of treason.
1330 (29th November)
Roger Mortimer was hanged at Tyburn.
1332 (during)
Edward allowed his mother, Isabella, to go to Castle Rising in Norfolk where she lived in comfort.
1332 (March)
A daughter, Isabella, was born to Edward and Philippa of Hainault at Woodstock Palace.
1333 (18th May)
Philippa’s son, Prince Edward, was created Earl of Chester.
1335 (February)
A daughter, Joan, was born to Edward and Philippa at Woodstock Palace.
1336 (during)
A son, William, was born to Edward and Philippa at Hatfield. He died before he was a year old.
1337 (3rd March)
Prince Edward was created Duke of Cornwall.
1337 (7th June)
Philippa’s father, William I of Hainault, died. He was succeeded by Philippa’s brother William.
1338 (29th November)
A son, Lionel, was born to Edward and Philippa at Antwerp.
1340 (6th March)
A son, John, was born to Edward and Philippa at Bavon’s Abbey, Ghent. He was known as John of Gaunt.
1341 (Spring)
Philippa, Edward and their family returned to England.
1341 (5th June)
A son, Edmund, was born to Edward and Philippa at Abbot Langley (now King’s Langley).
1342 (March)
A daughter, Blanche, was born to Edward and Philippa in the Tower of London. She died before she was a month old.
1342 (7th March)
Philippa’s mother, Joan of Valois, died at Fontenelle Abbey.
1343 (12th May)
Prince Edward was created Prince of Wales.
1344 (10th October)
A daughter, Mary, was born to Edward and Philippa at Bishop’s Waltham.
1345 (26th September)
Philippa’s elder brother, William II Count of Hainault, died.
1346 (July)
Philippa was left as regent in England when King Edward invaded Normandy with a force of 15,000. He used the tactic of raiding, plundering and devastating Normandy in order to weaken his enemy. Having taken Caen, the main city of Normandy, Edward marched into France.
1346 (20th July)
A daughter, Margaret, was born to Edward and Philippa at Windsor Castle.
1347 (August)
Philippa persuaded her husband, King Edward III, to spare the lives of the Burghers of Calais rather than execute them as an example.
1347 (Summer)
A son, Thomas, was born to Edward and Philippa. He died before he was a year old.
1348 (June)
The Black Death
This deadly disease reached England and over the next 18 months killed one third of the population. The loss of such huge numbers of the population had a devastating effect on the economy as there were not enough workers to keep up production of food and other goods.
1348 (24th June)
A son, William, was born to Edward and Philippa at Windsor Castle. He died before September 1348.
1348 (2nd September)
Philippa’s daughter, Joan, died of Black Death in Loremo, Bordeaux.
1355 (7th January)
A son, Thomas, was born to Edward and Philippa at Woodstock Palace.
1356 (23rd June)
Philippa’s elder sister, Margaret of Avesnes, died.
1361 (during)
Philippa’s sister, Isabelle, died
1361 (September)
Philippa’s daughter, Mary, died.
1361 (10th October)
Prince Edward married Joan, daughter of the Earl of Kent.
1361 (late)
Philippa’s daughter, Margaret, died.
1367 (6th January)
Isabella’s grandson, Richard, was born to Prince Edward and his wife, Joan of Kent.
1368 (7th October)
Philippa’s son, Lionel of Antwerp, died.
1369 (15th August)
Philippa died at Windsor Castle. She was buried in Westminster Abbey.

 

Published Mar 05, 2018 @ 13:40 – Updated – Mar 5, 2018 @ 1:41 pm

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2018). Philippa of Hainault 1314 – 1369. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/philippa-of-hainault-134-1369 Last accessed August 16th, 2018

 

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