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  1. Richard and the City of York. by Dr David Johnson. Lord and King of the North. King Richard III is York’s greatest royal patron and benefactor. Over a period of two decades from 1465 until his death in 1485, Richard, as Duke of Gloucester, and later King of England, forged lasting bonds of friendship with the mayor and aldermen of York Corporation and the dean and canons of York Minster.

  2. Aug 5, 2021 · 1471. 14th March – Richard and Edward IV returned from exile. George soon rejoined his brothers. 14th April – The Battle of Barnet was a Yorkist triumph and Warwick was killed. 4th May – Richard led the vanguard at the Battle of Tewkesbury. Margaret of Anjou was taken prisoner and her son Edward was killed in battle.

  3. 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 their uncle Richard III became king in 1483.

  4. Introduction. by Dr Anne F. Sutton. Richard III’s claim to the throne was set out in the document known as the Titulus Regius (The Title of the King) presented to his first parliament held in January 1484, and accepted by that assembly. The main points were that the children of his brother, Edward IV, were illegitimate, and that as the ...

  5. Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York. Richard, Duke of York (1411-1460) was one of the most powerful members of the royal family in the mid-fifteenth century and, until Henry VI’s son was born, many considered him the king’s rightful heir. It was for this reason that he was invited to open parliament when Henry VI was too ill and why he was ...

  6. The ‘Princes in the Tower’ were the two sons of King Edward IV of England. The elder of the two succeeded to the throne as Edward V on the death of his father in April 1483. Nearly three months later, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, uncle of the two boys, was proclaimed king as Richard III. His nephews were at that time living in the royal ...

  7. Jun 15, 2011 · June 15, 2011 8:25 PM. Susan Higginbotham said... There were rumors after the death of Richard III's wife that Richard planned to marry Elizabeth of York. Richard had to publicly deny the rumors. The story that Elizabeth of York was in love with her uncle comes from George Buck, who claimed in 1619 to have seen a letter from Elizabeth of York ...

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