Duke Richard Plantagenet

Duke Richard Plantagenet

Male 1473 - 1483  (9 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Richard Plantagenet  [1, 2
    Prefix Duke 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 17 Aug 1473  Dominican Friary, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1483  Tower of, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 1674  Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5970  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2009 

    Father King Edward IV of York,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Woodville,   b. Abt 1437, Grafton Regis, Northamtonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1492, St. Saviour's Abbey, Bermondsey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1 May 1464  Grafton Regis, Northants Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Family ID F2642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Mowbray,   b. 10 Dec 1472, Framlingham Castle, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1481, Greenwich Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1477-1478  St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F21658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Richard Plantagenet
    Richard Plantagenet

  • Notes 
    • Acceded as Duke of York 28 May 1474. Duke of Norfolk 7 Feb 1477. Creation as Duke of York est. tradition that 2nd son of the Sovereign is made so
      Earl of Nottingham 12 Jun 1476, Earl of Surrey and Warenne 7 Feb 1477.
      K.G. 15 May 1475, K.B. later that year.
      26 Jun 1483, Parliament declared him illegitimate; all titles forfeited. Jul 1483, Last seen alive within the precincts of the Tower of London.
      1674, His (presumed) bones found & buried in Westminster Abbey. Circumstantial evidence indicates his murder committed the night of 3 Sep 1483.

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Wars of the Roses, Desmond Seward, (Penguin Books, New York 1995 ,), The House of York genealogy table (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S4] Britain's Royal Families, Alison Weir, (rev. ed, Pimlico Random House, London 1989, 1996 , , Repository: J.H. Garner), p 139 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S61] A Genealogical and Heraldic Guide to the Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, John Bernard Burke, (London ,).

    4. [S61] A Genealogical and Heraldic Guide to the Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, John Bernard Burke, (London ,), Mowbray article (Reliability: 0).


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