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Edward , Prince of Wales
Facts and Events
Name Edward , Prince of Wales
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt Dec 1473 Middleham Castle, Yorkshire
Title (nobility)[1] 15 Feb 1478 Earl of Salisbury
Title (nobility)[1] 26 Jun 1483 Duke of Cornwall
Title (nobility)[1] 24 Aug 1483 Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester
Title (nobility)[2] 8 Sep 1483 Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester
Reference Number? Q436676?
Death[1] 9 Apr 1484 Middleham Castle, Yorkshire
Burial[1] Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England

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Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, 1st Earl of Salisbury (December 1473 – 9 April 1484), was the only child of King Richard III of England and his queen consort, Anne Neville. He was Richard's only legitimate child and died aged ten.

In 1485, Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth and the throne of England passed to the Lancastrian claimant, Henry Tudor, a descendant of Edward III of England through his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort.

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