- List of descendants of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York
The descendants of
Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, Yorkistpretender to the throne of the Kingdom of England, are numerous. Richard had a legitimistclaim to the throne of England, due to being the senior geneological member of the House of Plantagenetduring his lifetime. This was due to the succession of non senior Plantagenet member Henry Bolingbrokeof cadet branch the House of Lancaster, from Richard II of England.
Civil war broke out in England between the two cadet houses in the form of the
Wars of the Roses, Richard himself died at the Battle of Wakefieldand so never took to the throne. However two of Richard's sons, Edward IV of Englandand Richard III of Englandwould take up his claim and became kings of England. Thus Richard's descendants are of prime importance to the House of York. Richard married Cecily Nevilleand had thirteen children with her, however only seven survived to maturity. This article deals with the senior descendants of his issue.
Anne of York
Elizabeth of York
Richard III of England
*cite book |title= [http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=w9UYYThhRIQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Edward+Stafford+Fitzherbert+plantagenet&source=gbs_summary_r The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal, being a complete table of all the descendants now living of Edward III, King of England] |last=Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval Staff|first=|year=1994 |publisher=Genealogical Publishing Company|isbn=080631432X
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