Plantagenet Society® Established 1902
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Eligibility for membership in this Society is based upon lineal
descent from one or more of the Plantagenet Kings of England.
Plantagenet was the surname used by the Angevin House, which
succeeded to the throne of England in A.D. 1154 in the person
of Henry II, who ruled until the deposition of Richard II (1399).
The houses of York and Lancaster, which succeeded, being descended
from Edward III, are generally included in the Plantagenet Line.
We encourage interest and welcome new members. If
you are qualified, we encourage you to complete the lineage forms
and submit them to the Society along with either a proposal from a
member or your cv or resume. Please be sure to include your
references and documentation, with copies, to establish your
Normally candidates for membership are
proposed for membership by other members. Considering that many
outstanding candidates may not know a member but be committed to the
purposes and mission of our Society and who share our interest in
the origin of our constitutional liberty and in genealogy, we have
adopted a procedure where a candidate could submit a cv or resume
reflecting his or her interests and accomplishments. That
information, along with the lineage information, will be considered
by the Society.
Successor Appointment Form:
Active Members, other than Honorary Members, may suggest eligible
friends for membership, and each Active Member, other than Honorary
Members, may in writing designate a qualified associate as
hereditary successor, thus making two baronial representatives at
one time in the same family.
The Corporation is formed exclusively for religious, charitable,
scientific, literary and educational purposes within the meaning of
Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as the same
may be amended or modified or replaced by any future United States
internal revenue law (the "Code"), including, without limitation, to
establish and sponsor a library, publications, conferences, symposia
and speeches pertaining to Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, surnamed
Plantagenet, his heritage and his descendants, including:
(1) To perpetuate the memory of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, surnamed
(2) To inspire the members of this Society and others with
admiration and respect for the noble example set by Geoffrey
Plantagenet and his followers,
(4) To provide for the preservation of family descents.
(3) To promote good fellowship among his descendants,
(a) The official insignia of the Society shall consist of a formal
emblem, displaying in an oval a representation of the head of
Geoffrey Plantagenet with broom corn in helmet, all of gold and
pendant from the Society's ribbon.
b) Standards and flags of the Corporation shall be such as may from
time to time be authorized by the Chancellor and may employ any
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