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Richard III

Rosemary Horrox

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23500

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Richard III (1452–1485), king of England and lord of Ireland, was born on 2 October 1452 at Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, the youngest surviving child of Richard, third duke of York (1411–1460), and Cecily, duchess of York (1415–1495), the daughter of Ralph Neville, first earl of Westmorland...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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