Sir Richard 3rd Duke of York Plantagenet

Male 1411 - 1460  (49 years)


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  • Name Sir Richard 3rd Duke of York Plantagenet  [1
    Born 20 Sep 1411  Conisborough Castle, Conisbrough, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Knighthood 19 May 1436  Lancaster, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Knighted by John of Lancaster 
    Died 31 Dec 1460  Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Yrok and his forces sortied from Sandal Castle/The larger Lancastrian forces destroyed York's army in the resulting Battle of Wakefield
    Buried Aft 1460  Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • York was buried at Pontefract, but his head was put on a pike by the victorious Lancastrian armies and displayed over Micklegate Bar at York, wearing a paper crown. His remains were later moved to Fotheringhay Church
    Person ID I9016  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Family Cecily "Proud Cis" "The Rose" Duchess of York Deneville,   b. 31 May 1415, Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1495, Berkhamstead Castle, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edward Iv King of England Lord of Ireland Plantagenet,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster Palace, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsKnighthood - Knighted by John of Lancaster - 19 May 1436 - Lancaster, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1460 - Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 1460 - Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for Edward IV King of England, Lord of Ireland Plantagenet