Joan, of the Tower

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Joan, of the Tower, daughter of Edward III, King of England and Philippa Hainault, was born at Tower of London, London, England, February 1335.1 She died at Bordeaux, France, 2 September 1348.1

About 17 March 1346, Joan was contracted to marry Pedro I "the Cruel," King of Castile, son of Alfonso XI, King of Castile and Leon and María of Portugal, but she died of the plague at Bordeaux, France, while enroute to the ceremony.2


Pedro I "the Cruel," King of Castile b. 30 Aug 1334, d. 23 Mar 1369
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  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:86 (England 9.iii), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:121 (Castile 12).