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    Joan, Countess of Kent (29 September 1326/1327 [1] – 7 August 1385), known as The Fair Maid of Kent, was the mother of King Richard II of England, her son by her third husband, Edward the Black Prince, son and heir apparent of King Edward III.

  2. Joan of Kent (1328–1385) English noblewoman, famous for her beauty, who married Edward, prince of Wales (the Black Prince), was the mother of Richard II, king of England, and left her own her mark on history. Name variations: Princess of Wales; Fair Maid of Kent; Joan, countess of Kent; Joan Plantagenet.

  3. Jun 4, 2017 · Joan of Kent had to raise an army to protect Aquitaine in her husband's absence. Joan and Edward returned to England with their surviving son, Richard, and Edward died in 1376. Mother of a King: The following year, Edward's father, Edward III, died, with none of his sons alive to succeed him.

    • Jone Johnson Lewis
    • Women's History Writer
  4. Dec 28, 2022 · Joan of Kent was born in 1328 to Edmund of Woodstock Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Kent, son of King Edward I of England, and Margaret Wake, 3rd Baroness Wake of Liddell. She was the third of four children. Her father, the Earl of Kent, was executed for political reasons when Joan was only a toddler.

    • England
    • September 29, 1328
  5. Mar 16, 2016 · An English noblewoman with a controversial marital history, Joan of Kent (1328–85) was an unconventional bride for a future king of England. Penny Lawne examines the life of the medieval princess… Published: March 16, 2016 at 2:02 pm Subs offer

    • Ellie Cawthorne
  6. Joan Plantagenet, known to history as The Fair Maid of Kent was born on 29 September, 1328. She was the daughter of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent and Margaret Wake, 3rd Baroness Wake of Liddell. Joan's father was the second son of King Edward I and his second wife, Margaret of France. Joan, 'Fair Maid of Kent'

  7. Joan of Kent A granddaughter of Edward I Richard II's mother, Joan of Kent ( c. 1328-85), was a granddaughter of Edward I. Her father, Edmund of Woodstock, earl of Kent, was executed for treason in 1330. According to Froissart, Joan spent much of her childhood in the household of Philippa of Hainault.

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