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Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York

Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York

Male 1473 - 1483  (10 years)

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  • Name Richard of Shrewsbury 
    Arms of Richard of Shrewsbury
    Arms of Richard of Shrewsbury
    Suffix 1st Duke of York 
    Born 17 Aug 1473  Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Sep 1483  The Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    <i>King Edward V and the Duke of York in the Tower of London</i>
    King Edward V and the Duke of York in the Tower of London
    Paul Delaroche (17971856)
    Tower of London
    Tower of London
    Person ID I9472  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 

    Father Edward IV, King of England,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Wydeville, Queen Consort of England,   b. Abt 1437, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1492, Bermondsey Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married May 1464  Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • "A covert marriage must have seemed liked a policy to have very few serious risks and a number of positive advantages: this was a bride who could demonstrate Edward's commitment to evenhanded kingship, but whose family was not so grand or proud as to feel they had anything to gain by wrecking his trust." [5]
    Family ID F2561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Mowbray, 8th Countess Norfolk,   b. 10 Dec 1472, Framlingham Castle, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1481, Greenwich Palace, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1478  Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F2980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1473 - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1478 - Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1483 - The Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336458] Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World, Alison Weir, (New York: Balentine Books, 2013), 48.

    2. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 122.
      Born at the Dominican Friary.

    3. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 248.
      Aug 1473.

    4. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 125.

    5. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 204.

    6. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 75-84.

    7. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 259.

    8. [S155] Richard III: England's Black Legend, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 38.

    9. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 143-144.