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.
24 May 1890 – 14 January 1892: His Royal Highness The Duke of Clarence and Avondale; The Duke of Clarence's full style, as proclaimed at his funeral by Garter King of Arms, was: "[the] Most High, Mighty, and Illustrious Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, Earl of Athlone, Duke of Saxony, Prince of Saxe-Coburg ...
George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, plotted against his brother and was executed. Following Edward's premature death in 1483, the Three Estates of the Realm, assembled in an informal Parliament, declared Edward's two sons illegitimate on the grounds of an alleged prior marriage to Lady Eleanor Talbot , leaving Edward's marriage invalid.
Thomas of Lancaster, Duke of Clarence (autumn 1387 – 22 March 1421) was a medieval English prince and soldier, the second son of Henry IV of England, brother of Henry V, and heir to the throne in the event of his brother's death. He acted as councillor and aide to both.
Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, then again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was a central figure in the Wars of the Roses, a series of civil wars in England fought between the Yorkist and Lancastrian factions between 1455 and 1487.
Henry was born on 6 December 1421 at Windsor Castle, the only child and heir-apparent of King Henry V.Succeeding to the throne as King of England at the age of nine months on 1 September 1422, the day after his father's death; he remains the youngest person ever to succeed to the English throne.
DUKE OF CLARENCE, 1412: Roger Mortimer Earl of March (1374–1398) Thomas of Lancaster Duke of Clarence (1388–1421) Dukedom extinct, 1421: Anne de Mortimer (1390–1411) m. Richard of Conisburgh: Richard of York Duke of York (1411–1460) DUKE OF CLARENCE, 1461: King Edward IV (1442–1483) George Plantagenet Duke of Clarence (1449–1478 ...