Edmund of Langley 1st Duke of York


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Edmund of Langley 1st Duke of York

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Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, 1st Earl of Cambridge, KG Order_of_the_Garter (5 June 1341 \endash 1 August 1402) was a younger son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault , the fourth of this Royal couple's five sons who lived to adulthood. Like so many medieval princes, Edmund gained his identifying nickname from his birthplace of Langley, now Kings Langley in Hertfordshire . He was the founder of the House of York , but it was through the marriage of his younger son, Richard of_Conisburgh,_3rd_Earl_of_Cambridge, that the Yorkist faction in the Wars of the Roses made its claim on the throne (the other party in the Wars of the Roses the Lancasters House_of_Lancaster, being the male descendants of his elder brother, John of Gaunt

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