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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

George Plantagenet, 1st Duke Bedford

Male 1477 - 1479  (~ 2 years)


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  • Name George Plantagenet  [1
    Suffix 1st Duke Bedford 
    Born Mar 1477  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1479  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9478  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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1477 - Windsor, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1479 - Windsor, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, 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), 61.

    2. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 124.

    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.

    4. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 158.

    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.