Plantagenet,Edmund - Edmund "Crouchback's" Tomb- Westminster Abbey (In 1271 Edmund and his brother Edward participated in the Ninth Crusade and this is how he received his nickname "Crouchback" or "Crossback" as he was entitled to wear a cross on his back as a crusader) After returning from the Crusade he spent most of his time at Grosmont Castle. Edmund died while besieging Bordeaux in June 1296 and died in Bayonne on 5 June.

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Prince Edmund Crouchback - Son of King Henry III and Queen Eleanor of Provence. He married Aveline de Forz and after her death he married Blanche of Artois. He had three sons with his second wife.

Tomb Effigies of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester, Warwick, Warwickshire

Tudor History, British History, Uk History, European History, Dutch Revolt, Lady Jane Grey, Leicester England, Viking Armor, Spanish Armada

Power of a Woman. Memoirs of a turbulent life: Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II Plantagenet, The Cloisters, New York

The first real-life portrait of an English King Richard II, facing the West door in Westminster Abbey in London.

Act III scene iii York: It would beseem the Lord Northumberland/To say 'King Richard.' [The first real-life portrait of an English King, Richard II, facing the West door in Westminster Abbey in London.

The tomb of King Edward IV in St George's Chapel Windsor

Tomb of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Edward IV, King of England Apr 1442 – 9 Apr Buried in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Entry to the 'secret' Henry V's chapel in Westminster Abbey is gained via uneven spiral steps, worn down from centuries of use. The chapel is not usually open to the public because of its access issues.

Henry V 'secret' chapel opened

Stone turret, housing staircase to the king's chapel, Westminister Abbey - Henry V 'secret' chapel opened for Agincourt anniversary

John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (second creation), KG (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in Ghent, rendered in English as Gaunt. (21gf//mtk)

John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in Ghent, rendered in English as Gaunt.

The tomb and shrine of Saint Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey

Sat in a mass in this shrine, and was surrounded by the tombs of kings (Shrine and tomb of Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London, England)

Edward I, King of England (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), son of Henry III, King of England. Buried in the North-West corner of the Chapel of Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London. Originally sheltered by a massive wooden canopy.

Edward I, King of England June 1239 – 7 July son of Henry III, King of England. Buried in the North-West corner of the Chapel of Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London. Originally sheltered by a massive wooden canopy.

The tomb of Richard II and Anne of Bohemia at Westminster Abbey.

Berengaria Plantagenet of England daughter of Edward I, King of England. Buried in tomb, with the other young children of Edward I, in the South Ambulatory of Edward the Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

grave of katherine swynford, last wife of john of gaunt; lincoln cathedral, england

Tomb of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster (ca. wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster Lincoln Cathedral, England

The Tomb of Lady Catherine Grey (1540 - 1568) and Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford (1539-1621) Salisbury Cathedral. The younger sister of Lady Jane Grey, Catherine was a granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister Mary, and a potential successor to her cousin, Elizabeth I, but incurred Elizabeth's wrath by her secret marriage to Seymour.

The tomb of Lady Catherine Grey and Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford Salisbury Cathedral. The younger sister of Lady Jane Grey, Catherine was a granddaughter of Henry VIII’s sister Mary and a potential successor to her cousin.

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