Philippa Plantagenet

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Philippa Plantagenet, (16 August 1355 - 5 January 1380/1381), Countess of Ulster suo juris, was the daughter and only child of Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, the second son of King Edward III of England by his wife Elizabeth de Burgh (d. December 10, 1363).

She married Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March in 1368, an alliance that would have far-reaching consequences in English history. As a result of her seniority in the line of succession to the throne of England and her marriage into the powerful Mortimer family, her descendants eventually succeeded to the throne as the House of York under Edward IV.


Children

She had five children by her marriage to Edmund Mortimer:


Preceded by:
Elizabeth de Burgh
Countess of Ulster
Succeeded by:
Roger Mortimer

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