Edward the Black Prince 1330-1376
Edward the Black Prince was the son of
Edward III, king of England, and
Philippa of Hainault.
He was called The Black Prince because of his black armor.
Hundred Years' War at the
Battle of Poitiers, the Black Prince managed to capture
King John II, whom
he then held prisoner at the Tower of London. The year? 1356.
In 1361, the Black Prince married his
widowed cousin Joan, the Countess of Kent.
Edward the Black Prince was also the
Prince of Aquitaine
from 1362 - 1372.
Edward's son Richard became King of
England in 1377 as Richard II.
Edward's brother was
John of Gaunt.
And this is the map with the route of the march of the Black Prince
in Spain and the march 1355 - 1356 to Poitiers.
1327 - 1377
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