Richard of Cornwall König des Hl. Röm. Reiches

Male5 January 1209–2 April 1272

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard of Cornwall König des Hl. Röm. Reiches was born on 5 January 1209, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, his father, John King of England, was 41 and his mother, Isabelle d'Angouleme Queen of England, was 22. He married Isabel Marshal Countess of Hertford Countess of Hertford Countess of Hertford on 30 March 1231, in England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1264. In 1227, at the age of 18, his occupation is listed as high sheriff of berkshire in Berkshire, England. He died on 2 April 1272, in Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hailes Abbey, Hailes, Gloucestershire, England.

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Family Time Line

Richard of Cornwall König des Hl. Röm. Reiches
Isabel Marshal Countess of Hertford Countess of Hertford Countess of Hertford
Marriage: 30 March 1231
John of Cornwall
Isabel of Cornwall
Henry de Almain
Nicolas of Cornwall

Sources (12)

  • Richard Cornwall, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestral Roots
  • John, King of England, in Burke's The Royal Families of England, Scotland and Wales, pg. Part 1, xxii and xxiii [See document in the Memories section]

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1231England
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)

    1215 · Magna Carta

    Age 6

    King John of England agreed to a charter of rights called the Magna Carta. The document was originally drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish peace between King John and a group of rebel barons. The Magna Carta was completed in 1215 and is now considered to be one of the greatest constitutional documents of all time.

    1224 · France Declares War on England

    Age 15

    France declared war on England as Louis VIII of France attacked Poitou and northern Gascony.

    1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

    Age 50

    Treaty of Paris was signed on December 4, 1259, which ended 100 years of conflict between England and France.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Korean Kyong, Kyong Suk, Young, Chae, Chi Young, Hang, Kil, Rin, Sang Hun, Chang, Chong, Insoo, Kum, Sun Young, Yom, Young Hwan. Cambodian Kiwan, Oeurn, Phoeun, Pich, Saroeuth, Seung, Sophath, Sophea, Yoeun, Phan, Son. Indian Shanti, Harendra.

    Indian (Uttar Pradesh): Brahmin name, from Sanskrit om, the Hindu sacred and mystic syllable uttered at the beginning of prayers.

    Cambodian: written ឱម, corresponding to the exclamation of solemn affirmation, of Sanskrit origin (see 1 above), chanted by Buddhist monks.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Richard (5 January 1209-2 April 1272)

    Richard (5 January 1209-2 April 1272), second son of John, King of England, was the nominal Count of Poitou (1225-1243), Earl of Cornwall (from 1225) and King of Germany (from 1257). He was one of the …

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