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  • ID: I5993
  • Name: Richard (PLANTAGENET) Duke of York; 5th Earl of Cambridge; 6th Earl of March and Lord Mortimer of Wigmore; Earl of Ulster; (16th) Lord of Clare 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 17 DEC 2015
  • Note: Richard revived the surname Plantagenet, to emphasize that his claim to the throne was stronger than that of Henry VI. The name had not been used since it was borne as a nickname by Geoffrey of Anjou 4
  • Birth: 21 SEP 1411
  • Note:
    21 September 1411 according to the York entry;
    1412 according to the March entry.
    2 1
  • Death: 30 or 31 Dec 1460
  • Note: Richard was declared by Henry VI, on 25 October 1460, to be heir to the throne, but was slain two months later at the battle of Wakefield, by the Lancastrians under Queen Margaret. He was buried at Pontefract, then was exhumed and on 30 July 1476 was reburied with great pomp at Fotheringhay. 1 2



    Father: Richard (PLANTAGENET) "of York", or "of Conisburgh"; 4th Earl of Cambridge b: ABT 1375 in Conisburgh Castle, Yorkshire
    Mother: Anne DE MORTIMER

    Marriage 1 Cecily DE NEVILLE Duchess of York b: 03 MAY 1415
    • Married: BEF 18 OCT 1424
    • Note: Cicely was aged 9 when she married, according to TCP; Richard was 13. 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joan (PLANTAGENET) b: 1438
    2. Has Children Anne (PLANTAGENET) b: 10 AUG 1439 in Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire
    3. Has No Children Henry (PLANTAGENET) b: 10 FEB 1440/41
    4. Has Children Edward IV (PLANTAGENET) King of England b: 28 APR 1442 in Rouen, Normandy
    5. Has No Children Edmund (PLANTAGENET) Earl of Rutland b: MAR 1443 in Rouen, Normandy
    6. Has No Children Elizabeth (PLANTAGENET) b: 22 APR 1444 in Rouen, Normandy
    7. Has No Children Margaret (PLANTAGENET) b: 03 MAY 1446
    8. Has No Children William (PLANTAGENET) b: 07 JUL 1447
    9. Has No Children John (PLANTAGENET) b: 07 NOV 1448
    10. Has Children George (PLANTAGENET) Duke of Clarence; Earl of Warwick; Earl of Salisbury b: 21 OCT 1449 in Dublin Castle
    11. Has No Children Thomas (PLANTAGENET) b: 1450/51
    12. Has Children Richard III (PLANTAGENET) King of England b: 02 OCT 1452 in Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire
    13. Has No Children Ursula (PLANTAGENET) b: 22 JUL 1455

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: March Vol.8 pp.453-4
    2. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: York, Vol.12B pp.905-09
    3. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Clare, Vol.3 p.246
    4. Title: Britain's Royal Families The Complete Genealogy
      Abbrev: Britain's Royal Families
      Author: Compiler: Alison Weir
      Publication: Pimlico, London, 2002 (Paperback edition)
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