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Clarence, Duke of civic pageantry Clarence’s daughter and son Clarence, Duke of TOP (1) George (1449–1478), the third surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, was created Duke of Clarence in 1461 by his elder brother Edward IV, who in that year became England’s first Yorkist king (3Henry VI2.6).
George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence Born: October 29, 1449 Dublin, Ireland Died: February 18, 1478 Tower Hamlets, London, England (Age 28) George in History 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.
George, Duke of Clarence is the brother of King Edward and Richard of Gloucester, and the same as the Clarence of Henry VI, Part Three . Not the most intelligent of the three brothers, he is easily led by the nose by Richard, whom he is convinced loves him dearly.
Thomas, Duke of Clarence Thomas, Duke of Clarence [mute role] is King Henry’s brother, the same character as in Henry IV, Part Two. He is a member of the King’s council and follows his brother to the wars. He assists in the treaty negotiations with the French.
Duke of Clarence is a substantive title which has been traditionally awarded to junior members of the British Royal Family. All three creations were in the Peerage of England . The title was first granted to Lionel of Antwerp, the second son of King Edward III, in 1362, as he had married a de Clare heiress with estates including Clare in Suffolk.
- 1362 (first creation), 1412 (second creation), 1461 (third creation)
- Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale