John [John of Eltham], earl of Cornwall
- Scott L. Waugh
John [John of Eltham], earl of Cornwall (1316–1336), prince, was the second son of Edward II (1284–1327) and Queen Isabella (1295–1358), daughter of Philippe IV, king of France, and Jeanne de Navarre. John was born at Eltham, Kent, on 14 August 1316 and thus took his name from his birthplace. ...