Sir Richard of York, Knt., 3rd Earl of Cambridge

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Sir Richard of York, Knt., 3rd Earl of Cambridge, son of Sir Edmund of Langley, K.G., 1st Duke of York and Isabel of Castile-Leon, Duchess of York, was born at Conisbrough Castle, Yorkshire, England, 20 July 1385.1,2 For conspiring to depose King Henry V, Richard of York was attainted and beheaded at Southampton Green, England, 5 August 1415.1,2 He was buried in the chapel at God's House, Southampton, England.3

Richard married (1) Anne Mortimer, daughter of Sir Roger Mortimer, Knt., 4th Earl of March, 7th Earl of Ulster, Lord Mortimer and Eleanor Holand, 23 May 1408;1,2 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Maud de Clifford, daughter of Sir Thomas de Clifford, Knt., 6th Lord Clifford and Elizabeth de Roos, about 1414.1

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Family 1

Anne Mortimer b. 27 Dec 1390, d. Sep 1411

Family 2

Maud de Clifford d. 26 Aug 1446
This person was last edited on31 Jul 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:448 (York 11), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1972] Neil D. Thompson and Charles M. Hansen, The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage [Twelve Generations] (Saline, Michigan: McNaughton & Gunn, 2012), #568, further cited as Thompson and Hansen, The Ancestry of Charles II.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:231 (Neville 12.i), 5:448 (York 11).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:451 (York 11).