EDWARD "THE BLACK PRINCE" Plantagenet of Wales 1330-1376. He became the first Knight of the Garter. Edward was raised with his cousin Joan. He gained papal permission and absolution for this marriage to a blood-relative. 23rd Great Grand Father
Signet ring of the Black Prince. In 1337, Edward, the Black Prince was created Duke of Cornwall, taking precedence over all earls. Dukedoms were reserved for members of the Royal Family until 1387, when Robert de Vere, 9th Earl of Oxford, the favourite of Richard II, was created Duke of Ireland for life. De Vere had previously been created Marquess of Dublin for life, making him the first person to hold a dignity of such a rank between Dukes and Earls.
The birth of Edward the Black Prince, eldest son of Edward III on this day 15th June, 1330. He married his cousin Joan, 'The Fair Maid of Kent' who gave him two sons, one of whom was the future Richard II
Edward, The Black Prince. An original and hand crafted Brass Rubbing...MARKED DOWN 25
Edward III and Edward the Black Prince. King Edward III grants Aquitaine to his son Edward, the Black Prince.Initial letter "E" of miniature, 1390; British Library, shelfmark: Cotton MS Nero D VI, f.31