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  1. Roger Clarendon (ill.) Edward of Woodstock (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376), [1] known to history as the Black Prince, [a] was the eldest son and heir apparent of King Edward III of England. He died before his father and so his son, Richard II, succeeded to the throne instead.

  2. Mar 1, 2024 · Edward The Black Prince (born June 15, 1330, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Eng.—died June 8, 1376, Westminster, near London) was the son and heir apparent of Edward III of England and one of the outstanding commanders during the Hundred Years’ War, winning his major victory at the Battle of Poitiers (1356). His sobriquet, said to have come from ...

  3. Jan 17, 2020 · Edward of Woodstock (1330-1376 CE), better known as the Black Prince after his distinctive armour or martial reputation, was the eldest son of Edward III of England (r. 1327-1377 CE). Made the Prince of Wales in 1343 CE, Edward would fight with distinction at both of England 's great victories against the French during the first phase of the ...

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  5. Edward was born on 15 June 1330 at Woodstock in Oxfordshire, the eldest son of Edward III. He was created prince of Wales in 1343. He showed military brilliance at an early age, playing a key role ...

  6. Mar 3, 2024 · Clearly, the Black Prince was not Christened “the Black Prince” — this nickname came much later in his life. He was born on June 15, 1330, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England, and named Edward of Woodstock. He was the eldest son of King Edward III of England and his wife, Philippa of Hainault.

  7. Below is the article summary. For the full article, see Edward The Black Prince . Edward the Black Prince, (born June 15, 1330, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Eng.—died June 8, 1376, Westminster, near London), Prince of Wales (1343–76). Son of Edward III, he apparently received his sobriquet because he wore black armour.

  8. Nov 8, 2019 · Edward of Woodstock is perhaps better known as The Black Prince…. Edward of Woodstock was born in – unsurprisingly – Woodstock, on June 15th 1330. He was the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, but alas he never actually became king, dying one year before his father on 8th June 1376, at only 45 years old.

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