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Richard Duke of York

William Shakespeare

Richard Duke of York

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Cornmarket Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of the 1857 edition.

Statement(adapted by) J. H. Merivale.
ContributionsMerivale, John Herman, 1779-1844.
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21345207M

The Third Plantagenet: George, Duke of Clarence, Richard IIIs Brother by John Ashdown-Hill. Genealogy for Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (-) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living. Richard, 3rd duke of York, claimant to the English throne whose attempts he became an opponent of the powerful Beaufort family, which was.   "Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, 1st Duke of Norfolk, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Earl Marshal (17 August –?) was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, born in Shrewsbury.".

  Richard, Duke of York: King by Right: Matthew Lewis: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Coupons 4/5(1). The book leads you through the life of Richard Duke of York who is often remembered as the man who wanted his cousins throne and died trying. After reading it I felt you could understand why he did the things he did as at many times he appeared to have no other options available to him other than the choices he made.

Richard was born in in Northamptonshire, the son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York. When Richard's brother Edward IV died in April , he was named as protector of the realm for Edward's. This first biography of Richard, third duke of York, is a case study of the political opposition of a great lord to the regime of Henry VI. Focusing on the increasing isolation of a once loyal subject, the book includes the first evaluation of Richard's two effective periods as Protector of England, and presents fresh evidence on the events surrounding the Wars of the Roses and Richard's.


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Matthew Lewis is an author and historian with particular interest in the medieval period. His books include a history of the Wars of the Roses, a biography of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, and two novels of historical fiction telling the life of King Richard /5(25).

In Richard succeeded his uncle Edward as duke of York. As a descendant of Lionel, duke of Clarence, third son of King Edward III (ruled –77), York had a hereditary claim to the throne that was stronger, by primogeniture, than that of Henry VI (who became king in ), who was descended from Edward’s fourth son.

Nevertheless, York served Henry faithfully as governor of France and. Richard, Duke of York, is a figure central to the beginnings of the Wars of the Roses. Possessing an arguably stronger claim to the throne than Henry VI (York was descended from Edward III’s second and fourth sons, while Henry VI was descended from the third) and a huge inheritance, York was in the right place to act when Henry VI’s rule became increasingly unstable and self-interested/5.

Richard's uncle also died and it was as a result of his death that Richard inherited the title of Duke of York. As so many of his relatives had died, Richard was cared for by the Earl of Westmoreland, who, when Richard was thirteen, organised Richard's marriage to his daughter, Cecily. Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York KG (17 August – c.

), was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, born in d and his older brother, who briefly reigned as King Richard Duke of York book V of England, mysteriously disappeared shortly after Richard III became king in Richard, 3rd Duke of York is frequently used to recall the colours of the rainbow with the mnemonic ‘Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain’, wrongly believed to be the Grand Old Duke of York who men, or mistaken for his youngest son, Richard III.

Buy Richard, Duke of York: King by Right First Edition by Matthew Lewis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   David Baldwin presents a fresh new approach to the mystery and reveals, for the first time, the true fate of the younger prince, Richard, Duke of York.

On 22 December an old bricklayer named Richard Plantagenet was buried at/5(12). Worthy book that explores the possibility that the younger of the two Princes in the Tower, Richard Duke of York, survived and lived in obscurity well into the mid 16th century.

It is well written and well researched but I don't agree with the author's s:   Richard, 3rd Duke of York is frequently used to recall the colours of the rainbow with the mnemonic `Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain', wrongly believed to be the Grand Old Duke of York who men, or mistaken for his youngest son, Richard : Edward’s nephew Richard, 3rd Duke of York, would go on to challenge Henry VI for the throne, dying at the Battle of Wakefield in December His son Edward would take up the mantle and succeed as Edward IV in Marchjust 3 months after his father’s death.

Buy Richard, Duke of York: King by Right Reprint by Lewis, Matthew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(30). The Battle of Wakefield took place in Sandal Magna near Wakefield in northern England, on 30 December It was a major battle of the Wars of the opposing forces were an army led by nobles loyal to the captive King Henry VI of the House of Lancaster and his Queen Margaret of Anjou on one side, and the army of Richard, Duke of York, the rival claimant to the throne, on the other.

RICHARD, DUKE OF YORK (c), was the son of Richard, Earl of Cambridge, by Anne, daughter of Roger, Earl of March. [see Richard's Genealogy] In he was relieved from the effects of his father's attainder, and succeeded to the estates and titles of his uncles, Edward, Duke of York, and Edmund, Earl of he was made Constable of England, in he was appointed.

The True Tragedy of Richard, Duke of York. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as /5. "Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, 6th Earl of March, 4th Earl of Cambridge, and 7th Earl of Ulster, conventionally called Richard of York (21 September – 30 December ) was a leading English magnate, great-grandson of King Edward III.

Perkin Warbeck (c. – 23 November ) was a pretender to the English k claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, who was the second son of Edward IV and one of the so-called "Princes in the Tower".Richard, were he alive, would have been the rightful claimant to the throne, assuming that his elder brother Edward V was dead, and that he was legitimate – a.

Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, 1st Duke of Norfolk, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Earl Marshal (17 August –?) was the sixth child and second son of King Edward IV. Formative years. The future Richard III was the fourth son of Richard, 3rd duke of York (died ), and his duchess, Cecily Neville, to survive to adulthood.

York was the most prominent duke in England, of royal descent, and the most powerful nobleman of his day. Neville came from the most prolific, most politically prominent, and best married of contemporary noble houses. Richard of York (3rd Duke of York) Richard of York was a leading figure in the events leading up to and in the early stages of the Wars of the Roses.

His links to the crown were strong, being the great grandson of Edward III on his fathers line and also a great great grandson of the same king through his mothers line. Richard Duke of York.

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