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  1. Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460), also named Richard Plantagenet, was a leading English magnate and claimant to the throne during the Wars of the Roses. He was a member of the ruling House of Plantagenet by virtue of being a direct male-line descendant of Edmund of Langley, King Edward III 's fourth ...

  2. Apr 16, 2024 · Richard, 3rd duke of York (born Sept. 21, 1411—died Dec. 30, 1460, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, Eng.) was a claimant to the English throne whose attempts to gain power helped precipitate the Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of Lancaster and York.

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  3. Feb 15, 2020 · Richard, 3rd Duke of York (l. 1411-1460 CE) was the richest man in England and one of the nobles who sparked off the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE), a dynastic dispute that rumbled on for four decades between several English kings, queens, and barons.

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  4. Jan 13, 2022 · Duke of York. (Richard, 3rd duke of York) 1411 – 1460. b. Sept. 21, 1411. d. 30 Dec, 1460, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, Eng. Claimant to the English throne whose attempts to gain power helped precipitate the Wars of the Roses (1455-87) between the houses of Lancaster and York; he controlled the government for brief periods during the first five ...

  5. Richard, 3rd Duke of York was a leading magnate of the 15th century. He led opposition to the Council of Henry VI prior to the Wars of theRoses.

  6. Richard, 3rd Duke of York (l. 1411-1460 CE) was the richest man in England and one of the nobles who sparked off the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE), a dynastic dispute that rumbled on for four decades between several English kings, queens, and barons.

  7. Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York. His Royal Highness, Claimed King of England and France, Lord Protector of Ireland and England, 3rd Duke of York and Yorkshire. Richard Plantagenet was a leading English magnate and claimant to the throne during the Wars of the Roses.

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