Person:George Plantagenet (7)

Sir George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence
b.21 Oct 1449 Dublin, Ireland
  • HSir George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence1449 - 1477/78
  • WIsabella Neville1451 - 1476
m. 14 Jul 1469
  1. Anne Plantagent1470 - Abt 1470
  2. Margaret _____1473 - 1541
  3. Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick1475 - 1499
  4. Richard Plantagent1476 - 1477
Facts and Events
Name Sir George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence
Gender Male
Birth? 21 Oct 1449 Dublin, IrelandHouse of York
Marriage 14 Jul 1469 Calais, Pas-de-Calais, FranceChurch of Our Lady
to Isabella Neville
Death? 18 Feb 1477/78 Tower of London, Middlesex, England
Burial? Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Reference Number? Q356173?

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George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (21 October 144918 February 1478), KG, was the third surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of English Kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle between rival factions of the Plantagenets known as the Wars of the Roses.

Though a member of the House of York, he switched sides to support the Lancastrians, before reverting to the Yorkists. He was later convicted of treason against his brother, Edward IV, and was executed (allegedly by being drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine). He appears as a character in William Shakespeare's plays Henry VI, Part 3 and Richard III, in which his death is attributed to the machinations of Richard.

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