Sir George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence
Facts and Events
||Sir George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence
||21 Oct 1449
||Dublin, County Dublin, Republic of IrelandHouse of York
||14 Jul 1469
||Calais, Pas-de-Calais, FranceChurch of Our Lady
to Isabella Neville
||18 Feb 1477/78
||Tower of London, Middlesex, England
|Ancestral File Number
||Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
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George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, 1st Earl of Salisbury, 1st Earl of Warwick, KG (21 October 1449 – 18 February 1478) was the third son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses. He is also remembered as the character in William Shakespeare's play Richard III who was drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine.
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