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Encyclopedia > Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March

Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March and 7th Earl of Ulster (6 November 139118 January 1425) was, while a young child, briefly heir presumptive to King Richard II of England. November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... July 18 - Battle of the Kondurcha River - Timur defeats Tokhtamysh in the Volga. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Foundation of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Births John II, Duke of Lorraine (died 1470) Edmund Sutton, English nobleman (died 1483) Deaths January 18 - Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (born 1391) March 17 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (born 1407) May 24 - Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of... An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honor, but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne. ... Richard II (January 6, 1367 – February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan The Fair Maid of Kent. He was born in Bordeaux and became his fathers successor when his elder brother died in infancy. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130...

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Family

Edmund was son of Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March by Alianore de Holland, daughter of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice Fitzalan. Alice was herself daughter to Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster. Roger Mortimer (11 April 1374- 20 July 1398), was 4th Earl of March and 6th (??) Earl of Ulster. ... Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (1350-1397) was an English nobleman and a councilor of his half-brother Richard II. He was the son of Thomas Holland, 1st Earl of Kent and Joan of Kent, daughter of Edmund of Woodstock and granddaughter of Edward I. After his fathers... Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel (c. ... Eleanor of Lancaster (sometimes called Eleanor Plantagenet1) (about 1315 - 11 January 1372) was born in Arundel, West Sussex, England, the fifth daughter of Henry, Earl of Lancaster (c. ...


On his father's side, he was a direct descendant of Edward III of England through Edward's second surviving son, Lionel of Antwerp. Because the senior line of succession through King Richard II had no issue, Edmund's father, Roger Mortimer, was next in line for the throne and was accordingly named heir presumptive in 1385. This article is about the King of England. ... Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, (November 29, 1338 - October 7, 1368) was the third son of Edward III of England, and was so called because he was born at Antwerp, Belgium. ... An order of succession is a formula or algorithm that determines who inherits an office upon the death, resignation, or removal of its current occupant. ... Richard II (January 6, 1367 – February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan The Fair Maid of Kent. He was born in Bordeaux and became his fathers successor when his elder brother died in infancy. ... An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honor, but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne. ...


Edmund was also a younger brother of Anne Mortimer, who married their cousin Richard, Earl of Cambridge, another descendant of Edward III, through a younger son, Edmund of Langley. Anne Mortimer (December 27, 1390 _ September, 1411) was the daughter of Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (1373-1398), and a great-great-granddaughter of King Edward III of England. ... Richard, Earl of Cambridge (c. ... Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, (June 5, 1341 - August 1, 1402) was a younger son of King Edward III of England, the fourth of the five sons of the King who lived to adulthood. ...


Heir presumptive

Edmund Mortimer's father died in Ireland on 20 July 1398. Mortimer, then six years old, succeeded his father's title and estates and became the new heir to the throne. is the 201st day of the year (202nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ...


On September 30, 1399 Richard was deposed and the crown usurped by Henry of Lancaster. The young earl of March and his brother Roger were then kept in custody by Henry IV, who, however, treated them honourably. is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events September 30 - Accession of Henry IV of England October 13 - Coronation of Henry IV of England November 1 - Accession of John VI, Duke of Brittany Births William Canynge, English merchant (approximate date; died 1474) Zara Yaqob, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1468) Deaths January 4 - Nicolau Aymerich, Catalan theologian and... Henry IV (3 April 1367 – 20 March 1413) was the King of England and France and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413. ...


Revolt against Bolingbroke

Their captivity ended in March, 1405, when they were carried off from Windsor Castle by the opponents of the House of Lancaster. Their uncle Sir Edmund Mortimer and his brother-in-law Henry Percy (Hotspur) were leaders in league with Owain Glyndŵr. Events May 29 - Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmoreland, meets Archbishop Richard Scrope of York and Earl of Norfolk Thomas Mowbray in Shipton Moor, tricks them to send their rebellious army home and then imprisons them June 8 - Archbishop Richard Scrope of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, executed in... Windsor castle, a thousand-year-old fortress transformed into a royal palace. ... The House of Lancaster is a dynasty of English kings. ... The name Edmund Mortimer was held by several members of the powerful Marcher family of Mortimer, including Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and his grandson Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, however, the best-known of the Edmund Mortimers was the second son of the 3rd Earl: Edmund Mortimer... A carving of Henry Hotspur Percy Sir Henry Percy, also called Harry Hotspur (May 20, 1364/1366 – July 21, 1403) was the eldest son of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, 4th Lord Percy of Alnwick. ... Seal of Owain Glyndŵr The Banner of the Arms of Owain Glyndŵr showing his parentage Owain Glyndŵr [], sometimes anglicised as Owen Glendower (1359–c. ...


The boys were recaptured, and in 1409 were committed to the care of Henry of Monmouth, Prince of Wales. Events January 1 - The Welsh surrender Harlech Castle to the English. ... Henry V of England (16 September 1387 – 31 August 1422) was one of the great warrior kings of the Middle Ages. ... The Prince of Wales Feathers. This Heraldic badge of the Heir Apparent is derived from the ostrich feathers borne by Edward, the Black Prince. ...


Reign of Henry V

On the accession of Henry as Henry V of England, in 1413, the Earl of March was set at liberty and restored to his estates, his brother Roger having died some years previously.


He continued to enjoy the favour of the King in spite of the Southampton Plot in 1415 to place Mortimer on the throne, in which his brother-in-law and cousin, Richard, Earl of Cambridge, played the leading part. Mortimer was reportedly approached by the conspirators at a late stage in the preparations, and after a period of about ten days informed the King of the threat against him. Cambridge was attainted as a result and executed for treason. The Southampton Plot of 1415 was a conspiracy against Henry V of England, aimed at replacing him with Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... Richard, Earl of Cambridge (c. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Thereafter, March, along with Richard's brother Edward, Duke of York, accompanied Henry V to France in a campaign of the Hundred Years' War. When Henry V died on August 31, 1422 and was succeeded by his one-year-old son Henry VI of England, Mortimer became a member of the council of regency. Edward, Duke of York (1373 - October 25, 1415) was the same Duke of York who died at the Battle of Agincourt, the major English casualty in that battle. ... Combatants France Castile Scotland Genoa Majorca Bohemia Crown of Aragon Brittany England Burgundy Brittany Portugal Navarre Flanders Hainaut Aquitaine Luxembourg Holy Roman Empire The Hundred Years War was a conflict between France and England, lasting 116 years from 1337 to 1453. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 10 - Battle of Nemecky Brod during the Hussite Wars. ... Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471, and King of France from 1422 to 1453. ...


Final years

Mortimer died in Ireland in 1425 and was buried at Clare Priory, Suffolk. As he left no issue, the Earldom of March, the Earldom of Ulster and his estates passed to his nephew, Anne Mortimer's son, Richard Plantagenet (later restored as 3rd Duke of York, who was nevertheless styled "Earl of March", as was his son). On Richard's son's accession to the throne in 1461 as King Edward IV, the earldoms merged into the Crown. This article is about Richard, Duke of York, father of King Edward IV. For the article about Edward IVs son who was imprisoned in the Tower of London see: Richard, Duke of York (Prince in the Tower). ... The title Duke of York is a title of nobility in the British peerage. ... The British monarchy is a shared monarchy; this article describes the monarchy from the perspective of the United Kingdom. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... Edward IV (April 28, 1442 – April 9, 1483) was King of England from March 4, 1461 to April 9, 1483, with a break of a few months in the period 1470–1471. ...

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Roger Mortimer
Earl of March
13981425
Succeeded by
Richard Plantagenet
Earl of Ulster
1398–1425

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Earls of March - LoveToKnow 1911 (3018 words)
Edmund De Mortimer (1351-1381), 3rd earl of March, was son of Roger, 2nd earl of March, by his wife Philippa, daughter of William Montacute, 1st earl of Salisbury.
March's daughter Anne married Richard earl of Cambridge, son of Edmund duke of York, fifth son of Edward III.; their son Richard, duke of York, was father of King Edward IV., who thus derived his title to the crown and acquired the estates of the house of Mortimer.
Edmund De Mortimer (1391-1425), 5th earl of March and Ulster, son of the 4th earl, succeeded to his father's claim to the crown as well as to his title and estates on the death of the latter in Ireland in 1398.
Hundred Years' War: Edmund De Mortimer, 5th earl of March and Ulster (1391-1425) (275 words)
EDMUND DE MORTIMER, 5TH EARL OF MARCH AND ULSTER, son of Roger Mortimer, the 4th Earl, succeeded to his father's claim to the crown as well as to his title and estates on the death of the latter in Ireland in 1398.
March accompanied Henry V throughout his wars in France, and on the king's death in 1422 became a member of the council of regency.
Richard's son Edward having ascended the throne in 1461 as Edward IV, the earldom of March became merged in the crown.
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