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Encyclopedia > Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York

Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York and 1st Duke of Aumale (1373 - 25 October 1415) died by drowning in mud at the Battle of Agincourt, the major English casualty in that battle. Events Bristol is made an independent county. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... The Battle of Agincourt was fought on October 25, 1415, Saint Crispins Day, in northern France as part of the Hundred Years War. ...


The son of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, and his first wife, Isabella, and thus a grandson of King Edward III, he is thought to have been born in Norwich. He was close to his cousin King Richard II, and was created Earl of Rutland by him in 1390, and then Duke of Aumale in 1397. This association put him out of favour after the usurpation of King Henry IV, and he was deprived of his Dukedom. He soon got another one, however, when he succeeded his father as Duke of York in 1402. He married a widow, Philippa de Mohun, but there were no children from their marriage. On his death at Agincourt, the Dukedom did not immediately pass to his nephew, Richard Plantagenet, as Richard's father Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, had been attainted for treason, but the younger Richard was eventually restored to the Dukedom. 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. ... Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was one of the most successful English kings of medieval times. ... Norwich (pronounced variously Norritch or Norridge) is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England, the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk. ... 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 at Bordeaux and became his fathers heir when his elder brother died in infancy. ... The Duke of Rutland is a title in the peerage of England. ... Events Births December 27 - Anne Mortimer John Dunstable, English composer (d. ... The Dukedom of Aumale was created in 1397 for Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Rutland. ... Events February 10 - John Beaufort becomes Earl of Somerset. ... Henry IV (April 3, 1367 – March 20, 1413) was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, hence the other name by which he was known, Henry of Bolingbroke. His father, John of Gaunt was the third and oldest surviving son of King Edward III of England, and enjoyed a position of... The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son of the British monarch, unless the title is already held by an earlier monarchs son who is still alive. ... Events September 14 - Battle of Homildon Hill. ... Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460) was the son of Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, a noble who had been executed for treason by King Henry V in 1415, and of Anne de Mortimer, who, like her husband, was a direct descendant...


The Duke's death in battle is difficult to portray as an act of heroism. Along with many of the French knights, he was unable to remain upright when trampled in the fray and effectively died of suffocation under a pile of other men and horses.


As the Duke of Aumerle, he is a major character in Shakespeare's Richard II, and he is also a minor character in Henry V. Richard II is a play by William Shakespeare, based on the life of King Richard II of England, written in 1595. ... Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare based on the life of King Henry V of England. ...



Preceded by:
Edmund of Langley
Duke of York
1402-1415
Succeeded by:
Richard Plantagenet
restored 1425
Preceded by:
New Creation
Duke of Aumale
1397-1399
1414-1415
Succeeded by:
Extinct


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. ... The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son of the British monarch, unless the title is already held by an earlier monarchs son who is still alive. ... Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460) was the son of Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, a noble who had been executed for treason by King Henry V in 1415, and of Anne de Mortimer, who, like her husband, was a direct descendant... The Dukedom of Aumale was created in 1397 for Edward Plantagenet, Earl of Rutland. ...


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Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York and 1st Duke of Aumale (1373 25 October 1415) died at the Battle of Agincourt.
His paternal grandparents were Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault.
Edward took part in King Henry V's war on France and died at the Battle of Agincourt, the major English casualty in that battle.
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