George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (21 October 1449 – 18 February 1478), was the 6th son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of English kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle between rival factions of the Plantagenets now known as the Wars of the Roses .
George Plantagenet, duke of Clarence, (born Oct. 21, 1449, Dublin—died Feb. 18, 1478, London), English nobleman who engaged in several major conspiracies against his brother King Edward IV (ruled 1461–70 and 1471–83).
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Apr 26, 2022 · "George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, 1st Earl of Salisbury, 1st Earl of Warwick, KG (21 October 1449 – 18 February 1478) was the third son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses.
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When George Plantagenet Duke of Clarence was born on 21 October 1449, in Dublin Castle, County Dublin, Ireland, his father, Richard of York 3rd Duke of York, was 38 and his mother, Cecily Neville Duchess of York, was 34. He married Isabel de Neville on 11 July 1469, in Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France.
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1. His Family Is Legendary Advertisement On 21 October 1449, Cecily Neville and Richard, 3rd Duke of York’s son George Plantagenet was born with hunger for power coursing through his veins. His dad’s attempts to seize power led to the 30-year Wars of the Roses between the houses of York and Lancaster.
Dec 14, 2020 · George Plantagenet 1st Duke of Clarence - rumoured to have been drowned in a vat of malmsey wine. (Image Credit: Alamy SOTK2011 / C7H8AH). A Troubled Childhood George was born on 21 October 1449 in Dublin. His father, Richard, 3rd Duke of York was then Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for King Henry VI.
Oct 21, 2012 · British Royalty. Born in Dublin the third son of Richard, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. George was created Duke of Clarence in 1461. After his brother Edward attained the throne, the king placed his two younger brothers, George, Duke of Clarence and Richard, Duke of Gloucester, in the household of his cousin the...
Sep 6, 2022 · Born at Dublin Castle in Dublin, Ireland on October 21, 1449, George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence was the ninth but the sixth surviving of the twelve children and the sixth but the third surviving of the eight sons of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, both great-grandchildren of King Edward III of England, and the broth...
George Plantagenet, Shakespeare's, 'false, fleeting, perjured Clarence', was the third surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York (1411-60), and Cecily Neville (1415-95) and was born on on 21 October 1449 at Dublin Castle, at a time when his father was serving as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence
The last creation in the Peerage of England was for George Plantagenet, brother of King Edward IV, in 1461. The Duke forfeited his title in 1478, after he had been convicted of treason against his brother. He allegedly met his end by being drowned in a butt of Malmsey (according to William Shakespeare ).
Jun 27, 2015 · Margaret Plantagenet was the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence and his wife Lady Isabel Neville. By 1478 both parents had died – Margaret was four years old and her brother Edward was almost three. Her Uncle, the Duke of Gloucester, was now King of England as Richard lll, and their Aunt, Anne Neville as queen consort.
Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick (25 February 1475 – 28 November 1499) was the son of Isabel Neville and George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, and a potential claimant to the English throne during the reigns of both his uncle, Richard III (1483–1485), and Richard's successor, Henry VII (1485–1509).
George Plantagenet was born the third surviving son of Richard, Duke of York, in Dublin, while his father was stationed there as lieutenant of Ireland. By 1450, York had returned to England to start an upheaval of Henry VI's government by removing a number of what he considered to be evil councilors from the king's presence.