Execution of George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence


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  • Plantagenet, George, Duke of Clarence — (1449–1478)    By his alliance with Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, George Plantagenet, duke of Clarence, younger brother of EDWARD IV, divided the house of YORK and helped revive the WARS OF THE ROSES in 1469. Born in IRELAND during the… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence — Sir George of York Plantagenet Duke of Clarence Earl of Warwick Earl of Salisbury Spouse Isabella Neville Issue Anne of York Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick …   Wikipedia

  • Clarence, Execution of — (1478)    As punishment for the duke’s betrayal of his brother in 1469–1471, the 1478 trial and execution of George PLANTAGENET, duke of Clarence, younger brother of EDWARD IV, terminated the political turmoil of the second phase of the WARS OF… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Plantagenet, Edward, Earl of Warwick — (1475–1499)    After the death of RICHARD III in 1485, Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Warwick, the son of George PLANTAGENET, duke of Clarence, and thus a nephew of EDWARD IV and a grandson of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, became the last… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, Isabel, Duchess of Clarence — (1451–1476)    When she married George PLANTAGENET, duke of Clarence, brother and heir presumptive of EDWARD IV, Isabel Neville, eldest daughter of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, sealed an alliance between her father and her husband that… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick — Infobox British Royalty|royal name =Edward Plantagenet title =Earl of Warwick imgw = 200px caption = Shield of the Earl of Warwick spouse = issue = titles = HRH The Earl of Warwick royal house =House of York father =George Plantagenet, Duke of… …   Wikipedia

  • Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury — Infobox British Royalty|royal name =Margaret Pole title =Countess of Salisbury imgw = 180px succession =Countess of Salisbury predecessor = Edward, Earl of Warwick spouse =Sir Richard Pole issue =Henry Pole, 1st Baron Montagu Reginald Cardinal… …   Wikipedia

  • Neville Inheritance Dispute — (1471–1475)    The Neville inheritance dispute, a quarrel between EDWARD IV’s brothers over possession of the vast landholdings and regional influence of the late Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, weakened the house of YORK and contributed to the …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Yorkist Heirs — (after 1485)    When HENRY VII overthrew RICHARD III and the house of YORK at the Battle of BOSWORTH FIELD in 1485, many descendants of Richard PLANTAGENET, duke of York, remained alive to challenge the house of TUDOR and its possession of the… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Edward IV, King of England — (1442–1483)    Edward IV, first king of the house of YORK, was a central figure in the WARS OF THE ROSES. Only eighteen when he overthrew HENRY VI and the house of LANCASTER, Edward, despite personal flaws and political misjudgments that briefly… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses


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