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  1. Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (17 August 1473 – c. 1483 ), was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, born in Shrewsbury. Richard and his older brother, who briefly reigned as King Edward V of England, mysteriously disappeared shortly after Richard III became king in 1483. Dukedoms [ edit]

  2. Jan 22, 2019 · About Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York "Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, 1st Duke of Norfolk, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Earl Marshal (17 August 1473 – ?1483) was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, born in Shrewsbury."

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    • January 22, 2019
  3. He was born in Shrewsbury – it is believed in August of 1473. At the time of his father’s death in 1483, Richard was with his mother, Elizabeth Woodville. She fled to the sanctuary of Westminster Abbey with her household once Richard, Duke of Gloucester had secured the person of Edward V and had imprisoned various members of her extended family.

  4. Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York is the 2,088th most popular politician (up from 2,255th in 2019), the 475th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 547th in 2019) and the 87th most popular British Politician. Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York is most famous for being the father of King Edward IV and King Richard III.

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    Prince Richard was created Duke of York in May 1474 and made a Knight of the Garter the following year. From this time on, it became a tradition for the second son of the English sovereign to be Duke of York. He was created Earl of Nottingham on 12 June 1476. On 15 January 1478, in St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster, when he was about 4 years old, he...

    His father died on 9 April 1483. Thus his brother Edward, Prince of Wales, became King of England and was acclaimed as such, and Richard his Heir Presumptive. This was not to last. A priest, now generally believed to have been Robert Stillington, the Bishop of Bath and Wells, testified that Edward IV had agreed to marry Lady Eleanor Talbot in 1461....

    Main article: Princes in the TowerThe Duke of York was sent to the Tower of London, then a royal residence, by King Richard III in mid-1483, where he was held with his brother. They were sometimes seen in the garden of the Tower, but there are no known sightings of them after the summer of 1483. What happened to the two of them—the Princes in the T...

    As son of the king, Richard was granted use of the arms of the kingdom, differentiated by a label argent, on the first point a canton gules.

  5. Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (born on 17 August 1473), was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, born in Shrewsbury. He and his older brother, who briefly reigned as King Edward V of England, mysteriously disappeared shortly after Richard III of England seized the throne in 1483.

  6. Jun 7, 2019 · Richard of Shrewsbury was born to Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville at the Dominican Friary, Shrewsbury. 1474 (28th May) Richard, was created Duke of York. 1475 (during) Richard’s father negotiated a peace with Scotland. 1475 (during) Richard’s father invaded France with a large army to support his Burgundian allies against France.

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