Martin Family Tree

Compiled by Fred Martin

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Edmund of Langley  (1341 - 1402)

The son of King Edward III, born at Kings Langley Palace, Hertfordshire.  Became 1st Duke of York.

Infanta Isabella de Castilla  (        - 1392)

The daughter of King Peter of Castile (Pedro the Cruel) and his mistress, Maria de Padilla.

They were married in 1372.

Their children were:

Sir Edward of Norwich  Born about 1373, 2nd Duke of York.  He died at the battle of Agincourt in 1415.

Richard  Born about 1375.  See next.  But Edmund may not have been his biological father.

Constance  Born about 1375.  Married Thomas le Despencer and became Countess of Gloucester.

Isabella died in 1392.  The same year, Edmund married his second cousin Joan Holland, without issue.  He died in 1402.

Richard, Earl of Cambridge  (c.1375 - 1415)

Born about 1375 at Coningsburgh Castle, Yorkshire, godson of King Richard II.  In 1403 - 1404 he led a force defending Herefordshire against the Welsh and was knighted in 1406.  More

Lady Anne Mortimer  (        - 1411)

The eldest daughter of Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, and Lady Eleanor Holland.  She died 21 September 1411 soon after the birth of her last child.

They were married in May 1406.

Their children were:

Isabel of Cambridge  Also known as Isabel of York.  Born in Coningsburgh Castle, Yorkshire, 21 September 1409. Married Henry Bourchier.

Richard of York  3rd Duke of York, born on 21 September 1411.  He became Duke of York at the age of 4 on his father's death in 1415.  He married Lady Cecily Neville, and was killed in action at Wakefield, Yorkshire, 30 December 1460.   They had twelve children: Anne of York (Duchess of Exeter), Henry, Edward (King Edward I), Edmund (Earl of Rutland), Elizabeth of York (Duchess of Suffolk) Margaret of York (Duchess of Burgundy), William, John, George (Duke of Clarence), Thomas, Richard (King Richard III) and Ursula.

About 1414, after the death of his first wife, Richard married Matilda de Clifford, daughter of Thomas de Clifford, 6th Lord Clifford and Elizabeth de Ros.   Richard died 5 August 1415 at Southampton Green, Hampshire, beheaded following the discovery of a plot to overthrow Henry V and replace him by his cousin, Edmund Mortimer, the Earl of March.