Decorative stone boss at Canterbury Cathedral, thought to be the Fair Maid of Kent, Joan Plantagenet, Princess of Wales. Joan had a rather complicated marital history, and the Black Prince was her husband. Their son became Richard II.
Richard II 1377 - Son of Edward the Black Prince and Joan the Fair Maid of Kent and grandson of Edward III. Richard ruled at the time of Chaucer the poet. His cousin, Henry IV, had him murdered in prison to take over the throne.
JOAN NEVILLE, Countess of Westmorland (nee Beaufort) her tomb effigy in alabaster at St. Joan was daughter of John of Gaunt and half sister of Henry IV. She lies next to her husband Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland
Joan of Kent-known to history as ‘The Fair Maid of Kent’ described as “the most beautiful woman in all the realm of England." First English Princess of lived impetuously and had a string of scandalous marriages.
The Royal Jewels Documentary - Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary, Princess Diana - Wonderful video, if you love diamonds and all things sparkly you will adore this video, also lots of interesting old film footage
He was a very skilled and brave King. Richard III was the last King to die in battle, being defeated by his cousin Henry Tudor at the famous battle of Bosworth in He was the last of the Plantagenet Kings.
Mathilda Plantagenet, daughter of Henry II and Eleanore of Aquitaine, Birth: 1156 Death: Jun. Daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Married the 27 years older Henry the Lion, Duke of Brunswick on Feb
"Dressed funeral effigy of Queen Elizabeth of York Placed on top of her coffin as it was carried through the streets, it gives us a remarkable insight into her appearance." (Wife of Henry VII, mother of Henry VIII.