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House of York


Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (see here),
born 5 June 1341.
Son of Edward III.
He appears in Richard II by Shakespeare.
He mar Isabella of Castile [descendant of Henry II].
He died 1402.
He was bur church of All Saints, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire.
Edmund and Isabella had issue:


  1. Constance of York, born c.1374,
    mar Thomas Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester and had issue.


  2. Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cambridge,
    born 1385.
    He mar Anne Mortimer [born 1390, descendant of Edward III and of Aoife Mac Murrough].
    He was executed 1415, age 30 yrs.
    See DNB.
    They had issue:


    1. Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York,
      born 1411.
      Father of two Kings (House of York).




Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cambridge.
[DNB, 1896] says: "There is a portrait of Richard in Harleian MS. 5805, from a stained window of contemporary date in Christ Church, Canterbury."
Modern DNB says stained glass window at Christ Church, Canterbury, still exists.
From here.



Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cambridge.
From here.



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