1330 – Born on June 15th in Woodstock, England. Edward, Prince of Wales, known as "The Black Prince", the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainaut.
1333 – He was made Earl of Chester.
1337 – Was made Duke of Cornwall, being the first duke ever created in England.
1338 – Was the nominal warden of England during his father’s absences abroad.
1343 – He was created Prince of Wales.
1346 – His real career begins, however, with Edward III’s Norman campaign.
1349-1350 – He was one of the original Knights of the Garter, and participated in his father’s chivalrous adventures at Calais and in the battle of Winchelsea.
1355 – He was sent to Gascony at the head of an English army, having been appointed his father’s lieutenant.
1361 – In October, Edward married his cousin Joan, Countess of Kent, the daughter and heiress of Edmund of Woodstock, Earl of Kent.
1376 – His last public act was to inspire the attack on Lancaster’s influence made by the Good Parliament.
– Died on June 8th in Westminster, England.