Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess of Ulster

Female16 August 1355–5 January 1382

Brief Life History of Philippa

When Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess of Ulster was born on 16 August 1355, in Eltham Palace, Kent, England, her father, Lionel of Antwerp 1st Duke of Clarence, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth, Duchess of Clarence, Countess of Ulster De Burgh, was 23. She married Edmund de Mortimer 3rd Earl of March on 1 May 1368, in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 5 January 1382, in County Cork, Ireland, at the age of 26, and was buried in Wigmore Abbey, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Edmund de Mortimer 3rd Earl of March
Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess of Ulster
Marriage: 1 May 1368
Lady Elizabeth Mortimer
Agnes de Mortimer
Roger Mortimer
Philippa de Mortimer
Edmund de Mortimer

Sources (12)

  • Philippa Plantagenet (1355-1381), "Find A Grave Index"
  • Leicestershire Pedigrees and Royal Descents
  • Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster (1355-1382), Wikipedia

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1368Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (1)

    1382 · Wycliffe's Bible

    Age 27

    John Wycliffe, English theologian and professor at the University of Oxford, completed a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into Middle English. This translation is known as Wycliffe's Bible and was completed around 1382.

    Name Meaning

    feminine form of Philip . In England during the Middle Ages the vernacular name Philip was borne by women as well as men, but female bearers were distinguished in Latin records by this form. It was not, however, used as a regular given name until the 19th century.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight


    BIO: from,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#EdwardIIIdied1377B as of 1/24/2016 PHILIPPA (Eltham Palace, Kent 16 Aug 1355-[21 Nov 1378/9 Feb 1381], bur Cork, Ireland, l …

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