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Edward [Edward of Woodstock; known as the Black Prince], prince of Wales and of Aquitaine

Richard Barber

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8523

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Edward [Edward of Woodstock; known as the Black Prince], prince of Wales and of Aquitaine (1330–1376), heir to the English throne and military commander, was the eldest son of Edward III (1312–1377) and Philippa of Hainault (1310x15?–1369).

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; European History

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