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Plantagenet - Edmund of Langley Duke of York - On the death of his godfather, the Earl of Surrey, Edmund was granted the Earl's lands north of the Trent, primarily in Yorkshire. In 1359 he joined his father King Edward III on an unsuccessful military expedition to France and in 1361 was made a knight of the Garter. In 1362, at the age of twenty-one, he was created Earl of Cambridge by King Edward.


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.


The Duke of York (then Prince Andrew) at Port Stanley whilst serving as a helicopter pilot with HMS Invincible.© Press Association


Kit Harington in Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, April 2016:


Richard, Duke of York, Taking leave of his Mother, Elizabeth Woodville, in the Sanctuary, Westminster by Giovanni Battista Ciaprini (1727–1785)