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The title of Earl of Cornwall was created several times in the Peerage of England before 1337, when it was superseded by the title Duke of Cornwall, which became attached to heirs-apparent to the throne.

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Cadoc of CornwallEdit

Earls of Cornwall, 1st creation (1068)Edit

Earls of Cornwall, 2nd creation (c. 1072)Edit

Earls of Cornwall, 1st creation (revived 1140)Edit

  • Alan (died 1146), deprived 1141, nephew of Brian

Earls of Cornwall, 3rd creation (1141)Edit

Earls of Cornwall, 4th creation (1225)Edit

Earls of Cornwall, 5th creation (1307)Edit

  • Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1284–1312)
  • Thomas le Ercedeckne, Earl of Cornwall 1312-1313
  • Richard de Polhampton, Earl of Cornwall 1314-1315
  • Henry de Welyngton (Willington), Earl of Cornwall 1315-1317
  • Isabella of France 1318-1325
  • John de Tregagu 1325-1328

Earls of Cornwall, 6th creation (1330)Edit

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  1. ^ Also Lord Warden of the Stannary of Cornwall. An illegitimate son of Earl Reginald, he is said by Charles Cawley to have held the lands only not the title.Cawley, Charles. "Medieval Lands". Retrieved 21 April 2010.
  2. ^ Roger of Wendover describes Henry as count of Cornwall.Elliott-Binns, L.E. (1953). Medieval Cornwall. London: Methuen.