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  Duke of Clarence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Duke of Clarence is a title which has been traditionally awarded to junior members of the English and British royal families.
The final creation ("Clarence and Avondale") was for Prince Albert Victor of Wales, the eldest son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII).
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864-1892)
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 DUKES OF CLARENCE - LoveToKnow Article on DUKES OF CLARENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first duke of Clarence was Lionel of Antwerp (see below), third son of Edward III., who was created duke in 1362, and whose wife Elizabeth was a direct descendant of the Clares, the Honor of Clare being among the lands which she brought to her husband.
LIONEL OF ANTWERP, duke of Clarence (1338-1368), third son of Edward III.,was born at Antwerp on the 29th of November 1338.
GEORGE, duke of Clarence (1449-1478), younger son of Richard, duke of York, by his wife Cicely, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st earl of Westmorland, was born iii Dublin on the 21st of October 1449.
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 George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (21 October 1449 – 18 February 1478) was the third son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the younger brother of King Edward IV of England.
After a short time, Clarence realised that his loyalty to his father-in-law was misplaced, for Warwick proceeded to marry his younger daughter, Anne, to the Prince of Wales, King Henry's heir, and it became evident that he was placing his own interests before those of Clarence and Isabel.
Clarence, who had made the mistake of plotting against his brother Edward IV, was imprisoned in the Tower of London and put on trial for treason.
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 Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dukes in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
Finally, Prince Albert Victor (now Duke of Clarence and Avondale) became engaged to Princess Mary of Teck (also known as Princess May), but before the marriage could take place he died of pneumonia at Sandringham House in Norfolk.
In recent times the Duke of Clarence and Avondale has been the centre of rumours that he committed, or was responsible for, the Jack the Ripper murders in 1888.
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 CLARENDON, 1ST EARL OF - LoveToKnow Article on CLARENDON, 1ST EARL OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LIONEL OF ANTWERP, duke of Clarence (13381368), third son of Edward III.,was born at Antwerp on the 29th of November 1338.
GEORGE, duke of Clarence (14491478), younger son of Richard, duke of York, by his wife Cicely, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st earl of Westmorland, was born iii Dublin on the 21st of October 1449.
Two of the dukes children survived their father: Margaret, countess of Salisbury (14731541), and Edward, earl of Warwick (14751499), who passed the greater part of his life in prison and was beheaded in November,49g.
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 William IV of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After he left the Royal Navy, the Duke of Clarence had a long affair with an Irish actress, Dorothea Bland, better known by her stage name, Mrs Jordan.
Clarence's elder brother, the Prince of Wales, had been Prince Regent since 1811 because of the mental illness of their father, King George III.
Later that year, George IV appointed Clarence to the office of Lord High Admiral, which had been in commission (that is, exercised by a board rather than by a single individual) since 1709.
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 George, Duke of Clarence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
George, Duke of Clarence was the third son of Richard, Duke of York, and the brother of King Edward IV of England.
George was born on October 21, 1449 in Dublin, at a time when his father, having assumed the name Plantagenet to emphasize his descent from King Henry II of England, was beginning to challenge King Henry VI of England for the crown.
Warwick's efforts to return Henry VI to the throne having failed, and Warwick himself having been killed in battle, George was restored to the royal favour, but now saw his main rival as his younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who had married the widowed Anne Neville.
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 Britannia Biographies: George (1449-1478), Duke of Clarence
George, the sixth but third surviving son of Richard, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, was the brother of both Kings Edward IV and Richard III.
Clarence seems to have been present on the Yorkist side at the final Battle of Tewkesbury and is believed to have there assisted his next brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester (afterwards King Richard III), to murder Prince Edward of Lancaster.
Clarence was present at Edward's futile campaign in France, in 1475, and, during the next three years, appears to have been steadily heaping up causes of complaint against himself, largely by his frequent interference with the ordinary processes of justice in the law-courts: an offence known as ‘maintenance'.
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 AllRefer.com - Clarence, Lionel, duke of (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Clarence, Lionel, duke of 1338–68, third son of Edward III of England.
Clarence died soon after his later marriage to Violante Visconti.
Their granddaughter, Anne Mortimer, married Richard, earl of Cambridge, and their son, Richard, duke of York, derived his claim to the throne through his descent from Lionel.
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 Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence, (November 29, 1338 – October 7, 1368) was the second son of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault.
Appointed governor of that country, he landed at Dublin in 1361, and in November of the following year was created Duke of Clarence, while his father made an abortive attempt to secure for him the crown of Scotland.
They were parents to Anne de Mortimer, grandparents to Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York and great-grandparents to Edward IV and Richard III.
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 The Royal Residences > Clarence House > History
The next occupant of Clarence House was Queen Victoria's mother, Victoria, Duchess of Kent, who lived there from 1841 to 1861, the year in which both she and Prince Albert died.
When the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn died in 1942, Clarence House was made available for the use of the War Organisation of the British Red Cross and Order of St. John of Jerusalem for the duration of the war.
Princess Anne was born at Clarence House in August 1950, and it was the home of The Prince of Wales between the ages of one and three.
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 Richard III: Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard, duke of York: The youngest son of King Edward IV and second in line to the throne, he is also sent to the tower and murdered by Richard.
George, duke of Clarence: Brother to King Edward and to Richard, he is third in line to the throne.
Richard, duke of Gloucester: Brother to King Edward and to George, he manipulates and murders his way to the throne to be crowned as Richard III, only to be overthrown by Richmond at the end of the play.
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 Duke Student Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Duke Athletics will leave the North Lobby open until 2:00am for access to bathroom facilities.
During periods of extreme cold or adverse weather the DSG representatives will meet with Mitch Moser to determine if camping will be allowed to continue and to set time windows for excused absences under such conditions.
Duke Police and OESO-Fire Safety personnel will make periodic checks of the camping area to assure compliance with safety regulations.
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 Clarence, Thomas Plantagenet, duke of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Clarence favoured an alliance with the Orléanists and led an unsuccessful expedition…
He was the younger son of Richard, duke of York (died 1460), whose struggle to gain power precipitated the Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of York and Lancaster.
He became known as the “good Duke Humphrey,” but many historians, pointing to his unprincipled and inept political dealings, have questioned the appropriateness of the title.
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 Queen Victoria - Section III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There was the Duke of Clarence to be considered; he was the elder brother, and, if HE married, would clearly have the prior claim.
The Duke of Kent, selecting the Princess of Saxe-Coburg in preference to the Princess of Baden, was united to her on May 29, 1818.
At this the Duke of Wellington was not surprised.
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 George, Duke of Clarence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He played an important role in the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses, but is better remembered as the character in William Shakespeare's play ''Richard III (play) Richard III'' who was drowned in a Buttvat of Malmsey/ wine.
The excavation of a body believed to be that of Clarence, showed no indications of beheading, the normal method of execution for those of noble birth at that time.
Clarence's wife, Isabel, had died in 1476, and they are buried together at Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire (traditional)Gloucestershire.
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 AllRefer.com - Clarence, George, duke of (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Clarence, George, duke of 1449–78, son of Richard, duke of York, and brother of Edward IV.
In defiance of Edward, Clarence married Isabel Neville and joined her father, Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, in rebellion against the king in 1469–70.
In 1478, exasperated by Clarence's continued factiousness, Edward had him attainted for treason by Parliament.
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 Descendants of Edward II & III & Lionel Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence
Descendants of Edward II and III and Lionel Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence
THOMAS of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, constable of England.
Lionel Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, and his Descendants.
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 Richard III Society-Online Library
The conflict known as the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485) was a dynastic struggle for the English throne between the descendants of the sons of Edward III, the Duke of York and the Duke of Lancaster, all surnamed Plantagenet.
This Richard Duke of York was descended in the direct male line from Edward III's fifth son Edmund Duke of York and through his mother, Anne Mortimer, in the direct female line from the third son Lionel Duke of Clarence.
The vacillating Duke of Clarence accompanied his father-in-law to France to solidify the new alliance, probably hoping to oust Margaret's faction and become king instead of his brother Edward IV.
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 Lionel [Prince of England, Duke of Clarence]/[Prince of England, Duke of Clarence] & Violanta Visconti [Duchess of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lionel [Prince of England, Duke of Clarence]/[Prince of England, Duke of Clarence] and Violanta Visconti [Duchess of Clarence]/[Duchess of Clarence]
Philippa [Queen of England, Countess of Hainault and Holland]/[Queen of England, Countess of Hainault and Holland]
Lionel [Prince of England, Duke of Clarence]/[Prince of England, Duke of Clarence]
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 Duke of Clarence
5 Dukedom of Clarence and Avondale (Peerage of the United Kingdom, 1890)
Dukedom of Clarence and Avondale (Peerage of the United Kingdom, 1890)
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 Duke Names Bob Dean Acting Police Chief
Duke's new art museum has opened to enthusiastic reviews and highlights the university's growing investment in the arts.
Dean’s appointment comes after Duke Police Chief Clarence Birkhead announced in May that he had accepted the position of police chief for Hillsborough, a town about 10 miles west of Durham.
At Duke, Dean rose through the ranks from police officer in 1973 to major before his retirement in 2003.
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 Basil Rathbone: Master of Stage and Screen - Tower of London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, (Rathbone) is the youngest son of Richard Plantagenet and sixth in line to the throne.
Anne Neville's sister Isabel was married to George, the Duke of Clarence.
Clarence conspires to kill Edward, and is arrested.
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 Clarence, George, duke of
brother of Edward IV, formerly earl of March, and of Richard III, formerly duke of Gloucester, in Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 3 and Richard III.
Clarence fights well in the Yorkist cause in Henry VI, Part 3, but he opposes the marriage of Edward to Elizabeth, Lady Grey, and switches briefly to the Lancastrian side after marrying the earl of Warwick's daughter.
His arrest and assassination by drowning in a barrel of Malmsey wine are early proof of Richard's total ruthlessness and power over Edward, who is tricked into believing that Clarence is a threat to him.
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 Clarence, George Plantagenet, duke of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The victor, Henry Tudor, became Henry VII and officially ended the Plantagenet reign with the founding of the House of Tudor.
U.S. swimmer Duke Kahanamoku is considered the greatest swimmer of his time.
He won the 100-meter freestyle event in the Olympic Games of 1912 and 1920 and was a member of the United States team that won the 800-meter relay race in the 1920 games.
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 George, Duke Of Clarence Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 The story of Bushy House
In 1789 he was made Duke of Clarence which effectively ended his naval career and from then onwards he led a fairly pointless existence until he met and fell in love with the famous actress Dorothy Jordan in about 1790.
They often entertained the Duke’s brothers at Bushy and for William’s 41st birthday, a wonderful reception was organised attended, it is said, by all his brothers, the pretenders to the throne, and all quite drunk.
On the 26th June 1830, a doctor arrived from London at 6am to announce to the Duke that his brother the King was dead and to salute the Duke as the new king.
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 William IV
In 1789 he was granted the title, the Duke of Clarence and given an allowance of £12,000 a year.
In the House of Lords the Duke of Clarence supported Catholic Emancipation and showed signs he favoured parliamentary reform.
When the Duke of Wellington failed to recruit another significant figures into his cabinet, William was forced to ask Grey to return to office.
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