- Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, 7th Earl of Ulster (6 November 1391 – 18 January 1425), was an English nobleman and a potential claimant to the throne of England.
Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, 7th Earl of Ulster (6 November 1391 – 18 January 1425), was an English nobleman and a potential claimant to the throne of England. A great-great-grandson of King Edward III of England , he was heir presumptive to King Richard II of England (both his paternal first cousin twice removed and maternal half grand-uncle) when he was deposed in favour of Henry IV .
Jan 15, 2023 · Edmund Mortimer, 5th earl of March, (born November 6, 1391, New Forest, Hampshire, England—died January 19, 1425, Ulster, Ireland), friend of the Lancastrian king Henry V and an unwilling royal claimant advanced by rebel barons. Edmund was the great-grandson of Lionel, duke of Clarence, the second surviving son of Edward III, and was considered by some to be the heir presumptive of the childless Richard II.
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May 10, 2017 · "Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March and 7th Earl of Ulster (6 November 1391 – 18 January 1425), while a young child, was heir presumptive to King Richard II of England. After the deposition of Richard II, because of Mortimer's claim to the crown, he was the focus of plots against King Henry IV and King Henry V. Mortimer was the last Earl of March to come from his family."
Jan 18, 2017 · On this day, January 18, in 1425, Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March died at Trim Castle, on the south bank of the River Boyne in County Meath, Ireland. At the time of his death, Edmund was only a distant cousin of King Henry VI of England, with limited fortune and slim career prospects at court.
Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March Born: November 6, 1391 New Forest, Hampshire, England Died: January 18, 1425 Trim, County Meath, Ireland (Age 33) Mortimer in History Edmund Mortimer was a member of the prestigious Mortimer family of the Welsh marshes.
May 23, 2018 · Mortimer, Edmund, 5th earl of March and Ulster (1391–1425). Mortimer was the king's ward after the death of his father Earl Roger in 1398; he was kept in Henry IV's family circle. Potentially a valuable pawn because of his royal blood, he was apparently too amiable and unambitious to worry the Lancastrian establishment.