John of Eltham, 1st Earl of Cornwall (15 August 1316 – 13 September 1336) was the second son of Edward II of England and Isabella of France. He was heir presumptive to the English throne until the birth of his nephew Edward, the Black Prince . Contents 1 Life 2 Ancestry 3 Arms 4 Notes 5 References 6 External links Life [ edit]
John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall The embalmed body of Prince John of Eltham was buried in Westminster Abbey on 13th January 1337. He was born at Eltham manor in Kent in August 1316 and took his surname from his birthplace. He was the second son of King Edward II (d.1327) and his wife Queen Isabella of France (d.1358).
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John was born in 1316 at Eltham Palace, Kent. At the age of twelve, he was created Earl of Cornwall on 6 October 1328. Caught in the throes of the war between his father, Edward II, and mother Isabella, his growing years were turbulent. He was passed between his parents and even held in the Tower of London for a time before his brother, Edward III,...
As Earl of Cornwall, John had use of the coat of arms of the kingdom, differenced by a bordure France (i.e. azure semy of fleur-de-lys or).
Sep 11, 2015 · John of Eltham was the 2nd child and youngest son of Edward II of England and Isabella of France. He was born on 15th August 1316 at Eltham palace in Kent. Edward II had given Eltham to his queen, as a gift and she stayed there often.
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Dec 12, 2022 · John’s brilliant military career was similar to the later career of his nephew Edward, Prince of Wales, known as The Black Prince, who predeceased his father, and ended just as suddenly. John of Eltham, 1st Earl of Cornwall died on September 13, 1336, in Perth, Scotland at the age of 20. The cause of his death is uncertain.
John of Eltham, 1st Earl of Cornwall (August 15, 1316 — September 13, 1336) was the second son of Edward II, King of England and Isabella of France. He was heir presumptive to the English throne until the birth of his nephew Edward, the Black Prince . Contents 1 Life 2 Arms 3 Notes 4 References 5 External links Life