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Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I

Joan was a daughter of Edward I and his queen Eleanor of Castile and was born at Acre in the spring of 1272.


On the 30th April 1290 Joan was married to Gilbert de Clare, 3rd Earl of Gloucester in Westminster Abbey.


She died on 23rd April 1307 and was buried at Clare Priory in Suffolk.


23rd April 1307


30th April 1290

Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I
Joan of Acre, with her betrothed Hartman of Germany (Hartman died before he could marry Joan)

by Anonymous (Schloss Tratzberg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

It’s very hard not to be enthusiastic working at the Abbey. If this place doesn’t make you smile I don’t know what will.


Valerie - Foundation Director

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