George of York 1st Duke of Clarence

Male21 October 1449–18 February 1478

Brief Life History of George

When George of York 1st Duke of Clarence was born on 21 October 1449, in Dublin Castle, County Dublin, Ireland, his father, Richard of York 3rd Duke of York, was 38 and his mother, Cecily Neville, was 34. He married Isabel Neville on 11 July 1469, in Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 February 1478, in Tower of London, Middlesex, England, at the age of 28, and was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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George of York 1st Duke of Clarence
Isabel Neville
Marriage: 11 July 1469
Anne Plantagenet
Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury
Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Warwick
Richard Plantagenet

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  • George Duke of Clarence, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Peerage
  • Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1469Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (1)

    1455 · Wars of the Roses

    Age 6

    Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sung, Jung, Yong, Chang, Kwang, Sang, Dong, Hyun, Jae, Jin, Kyung, Jong, Chong, Chung, Byung, Jeong, Pyong, Myong, Hak, Jin Hwan, Sook, Yeong, Choon.

    Korean: variant of O .

    Japanese: variant of Ō (see O ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    BIO: from,%20Kings%201066-1603.htm#RichardConisburghdied1415 as of 1/24/2016 GEORGE (Dublin Castle 21 Oct 1449-murdered Tower of London 18 Feb 1478, bur Tewke …

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