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Biography of Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377

1359 Double Royal Wedding

1361 Death of Henry of Grosmont


Family Trees

Royal Ancestry

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

On 30 Dec 1292 [her father] Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (11) and [her mother] Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (10) were married.

Around 1310 Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 was born to [her father] Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (29) and [her mother] Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (27).

On 03 Dec 1322 [her mother] Maud Chaworth 1282-1322 (40) died.

On 16 Nov 1327 [her future husband] William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster 1312-1333 (15) and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (17) were married (he was her second cousin once removed). Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (17) by marriage Countess Ulster.

Around 1328 [her brother] Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (18) and Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 (8) were married (he was her fourth cousin).

On 06 Nov 1330 John Beaumont 2nd Baron Beaumont 1317-1342 (12) and [her sister] Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318-1372 (12) were married (he was her fourth cousin).

On 06 Jul 1332 [her daughter] Elizabeth Burgh Duchess of Clarence 1332-1363 was born to [her future husband] William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster 1312-1333 (19) and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (22) at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

On 06 Jun 1333 [her future husband] William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster 1312-1333 (20) was murdered.

In 1337 [her brother] Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (27) was created 1st Earl Derby 2C 1337. Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 (17) by marriage Countess Derby 2C 1337, Earl of Leicester 2C 1265, Earl Lancaster.

In 1344 Ralph Stafford -1347 and [her niece] Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (4) were married (he was her third cousin once removed).

On 05 Feb 1344 Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 (38) and [her sister] Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318-1372 (25) were married (he was her half third cousin) at Ditton Church Stoke Poges. [her sister] Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318-1372 (25) by marriage Countess Arundel Sussex.

In or before 1345 [her husband] Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 (43) and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (35) were married.

In 1345 [her daughter] Maud Ufford Countess Oxford 1345-1413 was born to [her husband] Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 (43) and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (35) at Ufford.

On 22 Sep 1345 [her father] Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (64) died at Leicester Castle Leicester. His son [her brother] Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (35) succeeded 4th Earl of Leicester 2C 1265, 4th Earl Lancaster.

In 1346 [her husband] Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 (44) died at Kilmainham, Dublin.

In 1351 [her brother] Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (41) was created 1st Duke Lancaster 1C 1351. Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster 1320-1361 (31) by marriage Duchess Lancaster 1C 1351.

In 1352 Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368 (13) and [her daughter] Elizabeth Burgh Duchess of Clarence 1332-1363 (19) were married (he was her half second cousin once removed). Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368 (13) by marriage 4th Earl Ulster. She was the sole heir of her father and brought the de Burgh inheritance of the lands of Ulster to the marriage. As a consequence of their earlier betrothal he had been called Earl Ulster since 1347.

In 1352 William Wittelsbach I Duke Lower Bavaria 1330-1389 (21) and [her niece] Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (12) were married at City of London. [her niece] Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (12) by marriage Duchess Lower Bavaria. William Wittelsbach I Duke Lower Bavaria 1330-1389 (21) by marriage 5th Earl of Leicester 2C 1265.

Double Royal Wedding

On 19 May 1359 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (19) and [her niece] Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (14) were married (he was her half second cousin once removed) at Reading Abbey. [her niece] Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (14) by marriage Countess Richmond 5C 1342. John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (19) by marriage Earl Lancaster, Earl Derby 2C 1337.

After 09 Sep 1359 Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford 6th Earl Essex 2nd Earl of Northampton 1341-1373 and [her niece] Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex Hereford and Northampton 1347-1419 were married (he was her third cousin).

Around 28 Sep 1359 [her nephew] Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (13) and Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1350-1385 (9) were married (he was her third cousin).

Death of Henry of Grosmont

On 23 Mar 1361 [her brother] Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster 1310-1361 (51) died at Leicester Castle Leicester. He was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke Leicester. His daughter [her niece] Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (15) succeeded 5th Earl Lancaster. His daughter [her niece] Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (21) succeeded 5th Earl of Leicester 2C 1265.

On 10 Apr 1362 [her niece] Maud Plantagenet Duchess Lower Bavaria 1339-1362 (23) died. Her sister [her niece] Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (17) succeeded 6th Earl of Leicester 2C 1265. John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (22) by marriage 6th Earl of Leicester 2C 1265 adding a fourth Earldom to Earl Richmond 5C 1342, Earl Lancaster and Earl Derby 2C 1337.

On 10 Dec 1363 [her daughter] Elizabeth Burgh Duchess of Clarence 1332-1363 (31) died at Dublin. She was buried at Clare Priory Clare.

On 12 Sep 1368 [her niece] Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster 1345-1368 (23) died at Tutbury Castle. Her last words were said to be "Souveyne vous de moi" ("Don't forget me") the 'S' of which was subsequently represented on the Lancastrian Esses Collar. She was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral.

Before 13 Oct 1370 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 and [her niece] Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 were married (he was her third cousin). [her niece] Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 by marriage Countess Kent 6C 1360.

On 11 Jan 1372 [her sister] Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1318-1372 (53) died at Arundel. She was buried at Lewes Priory Lewes.

On 24 Jan 1376 Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 (70) died. He was buried at Lewes Priory Lewes. His son [her nephew] Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 (30) succeeded 9th Earl Surrey 1C 1088, 11th Earl Arundel Sussex. Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel Countess Surrey 1350-1385 (26) by marriage Countess Arundel Sussex, Earl Surrey 1C 1088.

On 05 May 1377 Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377 (67) died at Bruisyard Abbey. She was buried at Bruisyard Abbey.

Around 1400. Window in the Chicheley Chapel at St Andrew's Church Wimpole from the late 14th early 15th Century depicting alliances of the Ufford family (who are thought to have owned the manor of Wimpole before the Chicheleys) and the Plantagenets through the marriage of [her former husband] Ralph Ufford 1302-1346 and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377, daughter of [her father] Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 .
From top to bottom, left to right:
. The Tiptoft family owned the nearby manor of Harleston.
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. The Avenell family once held a manor in Wimpole.
Telemache Arms.
. Believed to be the arms of William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382. Note the difference of an annulet argent (white) in the top left corner.
. Possibly William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361.
. Possibly [her father] Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 although the label doesn't appear to have the fleur de lys of France.
Bassingbourne Arms.
Engaine Arms. John de Engaine lived in Huntingdonshire.
. Possibly Robert Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1288-1344. Robert settled at nearby Rampton.
Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 who married Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 whose father Walter Norwich 1274-1329 owned the manor of Cobbs in Wimpole.
England Edward III Arms
 with a label_three_points. Believed to be Robert Ufford who predeceased his father Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369.
Bassingbourne Arms.
The figure in the middle is believed to represent William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382.
From an original description by James C Powell 1903.

[her son] John Burgh was born to [her former husband] William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster 1312-1333 and Maud Plantagenet Countess Ulster 1310-1377.

Thomas Vere 8th Earl Oxford 1336-1371 and [her daughter] Maud Ufford Countess Oxford 1345-1413 were married. [her daughter] Maud Ufford Countess Oxford 1345-1413 by marriage Countess Oxford 2C 1141.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145 1188

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133 1189

John "Lackland" I King England 1166 1216

Henry III King England 1207 1272

Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks and England 1122 1204

Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198 1245

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd -999

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd -999

Kings England: Great Grand Daughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Kings Scotland: Great x 6 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 4 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 2 Grand Daughter of Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226

Ancestry

Father: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl of Leicester 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296 son of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272 son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 son of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189 grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks and England 1122-1204

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Angoulême Queen Consort England 1188-1246

Great x 3 GrandFather: Aymer Angoulême I Count Angoulême 1160-1202

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Courtenay Count Angoulême -1218

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

Great x 2 GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence 1198-1245

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence 1174-1209

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran Count Provence

Great x 2 GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy Count Provence

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy 1178-1233

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Geneva Countess Savoy

GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre 1248-1302 2 x great granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216- great grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France 1187-1226 3 x great grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Augustus II King France 1165-1223 2 x great grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabelle Flanders Queen Consort France 1170-1190

Great x 2 GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France 1188-1252 granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alfonso VIII King Castile 1155-1214

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Queen Consort Castile 1161-1214 daughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Matilda Reginar Count Saint Pol 1224-1288 2 x great granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant 1207-1248 great grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine I Duke Brabant 1165-1235

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Metz 1170-1210 granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marie Swabia Duchess Brabant

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip Swabia

Mother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

Great GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1218-1258

GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306

Great GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1215-1268

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Beauchamp 1195-1236

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Mortimer 1197-1225

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Maudit

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Maudit

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Beaumont -1262

Great GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Fitzpeter 1205-1258

Great x 3 GrandFather: Geoffrey Fitzpeter 1st Earl Essex 1162-1213

Great x 3 GrandMother: Aveline Clare Countess Essex

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Bigod 1212-1250

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Bigod 3rd Earl Norfolk 1182-1225

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Marshal Countess Norfolk Countess Surrey 1194-1248