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William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke



Detail of "Im Chor der Westminster Abbey in London" by Max Emanuel Ainmiller (1849).
On left foreground is tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke.
In background are tombs of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault.
From here.



William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke (see here and here),
mar Joan, Countess of Pembroke,
her family's title re-created for him 1247,
died 1296, bur St. Edmund's chapel, Westminster Abbey,
see p.153 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823],
had issue:

  1. Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (see here),
    mar Marie de St. Pol,
    died 1324 [title extinct, revived later in Herbert],
    bur at the Sacrarium and High Altar, Westminster Abbey (beside Edmund Crouchback),
    see p.274 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823],
    Marie founded Pembroke College, Cambridge 1347, on what is now Pembroke Street,
    she died 1377.

  2. Isabel de Valence, mar John Hastings, 1st Lord Hastings and had issue.

  3. Joan de Valence, mar John Comyn and had issue:
    1. Elizabeth Comyn, mar Richard Talbot, 2nd Baron Talbot and had issue.




Tomb of 1st Earl at Westminster Abbey



Map of part of Westminster Abbey.
From [Brayley, 1818-23].
Tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, is circled in red.



View of St. Edmund's chapel, Westminster Abbey.
Tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, in centre-right.
From opposite p.116 in [Combe, 1812, vol.2].



Tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, in Westminster Abbey.
Photo 2013. See full size.
See other shot.



Tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, in Westminster Abbey.
See larger. From [Brayley, vol.2, 1823, p.153].



Tomb of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, in Westminster Abbey.
From [Brayley, vol.2, 1823, p.153].





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