Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, stained glass window in St. Laurence's Church, Ludlow. He was Edward IV and Richard III's father.

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, stained glass window in St. Laurence's Church, Ludlow. He was Edward IV and Richard III's father.

Only known surviving portrait of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York - His second eldest Edmund, the Earl of Rutland was killed at the Battle of Wakefield by John Clifford, Baron and Lord of Clifford & Skipton, who allegedly stabbed the young Prince in the heart with a dagger in retaliation for his fathers death at the hands of the Duke of York at the First Battle of St. Albans in 1455.

Only known surviving portrait of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York - His second eldest Edmund, the Earl of Rutland was killed at the Battle of Wakefield by John Clifford, Baron and Lord of Clifford & Skipton, who allegedly stabbed the young Prince in the heart with a dagger in retaliation for his fathers death at the hands of the Duke of York at the First Battle of St. Albans in 1455.

dailymail: Garden Party, Holyrood Palace, July 4, 2017-Queen Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh, and Duke of York with Scottish First Minster Nicola Sturgeon enter the garden party

The Queen and Prince Philip host a garden party at Holyrood Palace

dailymail: Garden Party, Holyrood Palace, July 4, 2017-Queen Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh, and Duke of York with Scottish First Minster Nicola Sturgeon enter the garden party

Prince Frederick, Duke of York (1763 - 1827). Son of King George III and Queen Charlotte. He married Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia and had no children.

Prince Frederick, Duke of York (1763 - 1827). Son of King George III and Queen Charlotte. He married Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia and had no children.

Rose of York Bracelet ~ When Princess May of Teck married the Duke of York in 1893, she was given a number of jewels in the shape of the rose of York.  One present, a ruby and diamond pendant with a square ruby centre was given to her by the Duke himself.

Rose of York Bracelet ~ When Princess May of Teck married the Duke of York in 1893, she was given a number of jewels in the shape of the rose of York. One present, a ruby and diamond pendant with a square ruby centre was given to her by the Duke himself.

Edmund of York.  Younger son of Plantagenet king Edward III, and founder of the House of York.  His son was Richard of Cambridge, and grandson Richard of York.  His great-grandsons became Kings Edward IV and Richard III.  Edmund's family and that of his brother, John of Gaunt (House of Lancaster) were the warring factions in the War of the Roses, each family trying to hold their stake on the throne.

Edmund of York. Younger son of Plantagenet king Edward III, and founder of the House of York. His son was Richard of Cambridge, and grandson Richard of York. His great-grandsons became Kings Edward IV and Richard III. Edmund's family and that of his brother, John of Gaunt (House of Lancaster) were the warring factions in the War of the Roses, each family trying to hold their stake on the throne.

Signature of Edward, Prince of Wales and Richard, Duke of York

Signature of Edward, Prince of Wales and Richard, Duke of York

Prince Andrew, Duke of York plays host to the Spanish royals on the final day of their UK visit at the Francis Crick Institute. The couple will later travel to to Oxford before flying back to Madrid this evening

Queen Letizia visits London's Francis Crick Institute`

Prince Andrew, Duke of York plays host to the Spanish royals on the final day of their UK visit at the Francis Crick Institute. The couple will later travel to to Oxford before flying back to Madrid this evening

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