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  Duke of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son of the British monarch, unless the title is already held by an earlier monarch's son who is still alive.
The current Duke of York is The Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth II.
York was in mediæval times the main town of Northern England, and Yorkshire was England's largest shire.
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 Richard, Duke of York
The royal title "Duke of York" was held, during the 15th century by two Richards, both surnamed Plantagenet and both of whom played a key role in the period known as the Wars of the Roses.
Richard, Duke of York (1411-1460) was the son of Richard, Earl of Cambridge, a noble who had been executed for treason by King Henry V of England in 1415, and of Anne Mortimer, who, like her husband, was a direct descendant of King Edward III.
Richard, Duke of York (August 17, 1473 - 1483?) was the second son of Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville and, thus, the younger brother of Edward V of England.
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 Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460) was the son of Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge, a noble who had been executed for treason by King Henry V in 1415, and of Anne de Mortimer, who, like her husband, was a direct descendant of King Edward III.
York became all the more determined to achieve the throne for the House of York, and he was victorious over the Lancastrians at the Battle of Northampton.
York headed north and he was killed fighting the Lancastrians at the Battle of Wakefield on 30 December 1460, along with his second son, Edmund, Earl of Rutland.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: York, Richard, duke of @ HighBeam Research
YORK, RICHARD, DUKE OF [York, Richard, duke of] 1411-60, English nobleman, claimant to the throne.
Dismissed when the king recovered, York resorted to arms (see Roses, Wars of the) and, with the help of his wife's relatives, most notably Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, won the first battle of St. Albans (1455), in which Somerset was killed.
A compromise was arranged by which York was recognized as protector and heir apparent to the throne, but Margaret (whose own son had thus been disinherited) gathered her forces and defeated the Yorkists at the battle of Wakefield, in which York was slain.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: York, Edward, duke of @ HighBeam Research
YORK, EDWARD, DUKE OF [York, Edward, duke of] 1373?-1415, English nobleman; elder son of Edmund of Langley, duke of York.
He espoused the cause of Henry of Lancaster (Henry IV) against Richard in 1399, but he was accused in Parliament of complicity in the murder of Gloucester and lost his dukedom.
York was imprisoned (1405) but was later released and made a privy councilor.
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 Encyclopedia: Duke of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HRH The Duke of York His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, (Andrew Albert Christian Edward Mountbatten-Windsor, formerly Windsor), styled HRH The Duke of York (born February 19, 1960), is a member of the British Royal Family, the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II...
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born 21 April 1926, is (in alphabetical order) Queen of Antigua and Barbuda, Queen of Australia, Queen of The Bahamas, Queen of Barbados, Queen of Belize, Queen of Canada, Queen of Grenada, Queen of Jamaica, Queen of New Zealand, Queen of Papua New Guinea...
The Duke of York was born on 19 February 1960 at Buckingham Palace.
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 York, Richard, duke of
Clarence, George, duke of - Clarence, George, duke of, 1449–78, son of Richard, duke of York, and brother of Edward IV.
Clarence, Lionel, duke of - Clarence, Lionel, duke of, 1338–68, third son of Edward III of England.
York, house of - York, house of, royal house of England, deriving its name from the creation of Edmund of Langley,...
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 Duke of York Islands on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
DUKE OF YORK ISLANDS [Duke of York Islands] group of 13 coral islands, 23 sq mi (60 sq km), SW Pacific, in the Bismarck Archipelago, part of Papua New Guinea.
Duke of York Island is the largest of the group, which was formerly called Neu Lauenburg.
Ritual Dramas in the Duke of York Islands: An Exploration of Cultural Imagery.(Review)
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 Background - Duke of York Period
(Document 7) A council of five Dutch and Swedish settlers was appointed by the Governor of New York to advise the Duke’s representative in the colony.
This dispute, an irritant to the Duke of York and later to William Penn, would not be settled until the 18th century.
In 1673 the Dutch temporarily recaptured New Amsterdam and Peter Alrichs was appointed the vice-director for the Delaware region.
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 The Grand Old Duke of York rhyme
The origin to the words of "The grand old Duke of York" are believed to date back to the Plantagenet dynasty in the 15th century and refer mockingly to the defeat of Richard, "The grand old Duke of York" in the Wars of the Roses (1455).
This war was between the house of York (whose symbol was a white rose) and the house of Lancaster (whose symbol was a red rose).
The words of the Nursery rhyme are believed to refer to Richard, Duke of York, claimant to the English throne and Protector of England and the Battle of Wakefield on December 30, 1460.
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 The Royal Family > HRH The Duke of York > Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Duke of York was born on 19 February 1960 at Buckingham Palace, the second son and the third child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.
He was the first child to be born to a reigning monarch for 103 years.
Named Andrew Albert Christian Edward, he was known as Prince Andrew until his marriage, when he was created The Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and Baron Killyleagh.
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 DUKE IN NEW YORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Students describe the Duke in New York program as a life-changing experience, and most say that their semester in New York City is, by far, their best semester at Duke.
Duke in New York is a unique program which incorporates a classroom setting, an internship, and the incredible New York Arts and Media experience into one jam-packed semester of fun, excitement, and learning.
The Duke in New York program also requires that students enroll in one full credit course of their choosing at New York University.
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 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - HMS Duke of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the morning of December 26, Duke of York was providing distant cover for Convoy JW55B when the cruisers HMS Norfolk, Belfast, and Sheffield began shadowing the German battleship Scharnhorst.
At 1651, Duke of York opened fire; an hour and a half later, at a range of more than 18,000 yards (about 10 miles), she hit Scharnhorst's boiler room.
Duke of York remained in Arctic waters until September 1944.
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 Second Bill to Exclude the Duke of York, 1680
Among these bills was a failed attempt to exclude James, Duke of York (later King James II and VII) from the succession to the throne.
An Act for securing of the Protestant religion by disabling James, Duke of York, to inherit the imperial crown of England and Ireland and the dominions and territories thereunto belonging.
And further, that if any person or persons whatsoever shall be aiding of assisting unto such return of the said James, Duke of York, that then every such person shall be deemed and adjudged guilty of high treason, and shall suffer as in cases of high treason.
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 Britannia Biographies: Edmund Langley, Duke of York
The Duke, reproaching the earls for their want of chivalrous respect towards an aging princess, declined the proposed rescue, expressing, at the same time, his firm resolve to obtain possession of the castle at all hazards.
Upon the accession of the House of Lancaster, the Duke of York absented himself from Court and remained in retirement at his palace in Langley, where he died on the 1st August 1402.
The lines of Clarence and York became united by the marriage of Richard, Earl of Cambridge, with Anne Mortimer, the great-grandaughter and heir of Lionel of Antwerp, and, after a series of sanguinary conflicts, the crown was peaceably enjoyed by their grandson, King Edward IV.
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 York, house of
York, house of, royal house of England, deriving its name from the creation of Edmund of Langley, fifth son of Edward III, as duke of York in 1385.
The marriage of the Lancastrian Henry VII to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Edward IV, united the houses of York and Lancaster.
York, Edmund of Langley, duke of - York, Edmund of Langley, duke of, 1341–1402, fifth son of Edward III of England.
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 HRH THE DUKE OF YORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
York, previous creations: Unless one counts William de Aumale, briefly Earl of Yorkshire from late August 1138, it may be said that York as a title has only ever existed as a Dukedom and has invariably been conferred on an immediate member of the Royal family, usually the Sovereign's next to eldest son.
The first Duke of York was EDMUND of Langley, EDWARD III's 4th surviving son and founder of the House of York.
HENRY, later HENRY VIII, was created DUKE OF YORK in 1494 when his elder brother ARTHUR was still alive but as with EDWARD IV the title merged with the Crown on his coming to the throne.
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 York, Richard, duke of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fleshing out the bones: the brief lives of Edward V and Richard, Duke of York.
Duke Energy Chairman and CEO Richard B. Priory to Speak at Morgan Stanley Electricity and Energy Conference Today; Priory Will Announce $200 Million Decrease in 2003 Capital Expenditures to Further Enhance Cash Flow.
Duke Energy Names Richard B. Bates Managing Director Of Mergers and Acquisitions.
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 Henry IX and I
Shortly after his birth (and certainly before March 28, 1733) he was raised to the Peerage of England with the title of "Duke of York".
He now used the title "Cardinal called Duke of York" (in Latin nuncupatus and in Italian denominato) in order to indicate that this was no longer his real title.
He changed his arms from those of a second son (with a crescent in the middle) to the undifferenced Royal Arms; these were now surmounted with a royal crown instead of a ducal coronet.
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 Duke of York :: Salisbury's Gay Venue
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 Duke of York Islands --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Duke of York Islands are situated in St. George's Channel between the islands of New Ireland (east) and New Britain (southwest).
Its relief is dominated by two volcanoes, the larger rising to 1,700 feet (520 m), that form the mass of the island's area of 203 square miles (526 square km).
Nukunono was sighted and named Duke of Clarence Island by Captain Edwards of HMS Pandora in...
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 Duke of York
The Duke of York was born on 19 February 1960 named Andrew Albert Christian Edward at Buckingham Palace.
Until his marriage he was known as Prince Andrew when he was created The Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and Baron Killyleagh.
He is the second son and the third child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.
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 Admiral's Regiment Home Page
His Grace the Duke of York and Albany is looking for Musketeers for Captain Middleton's Company of His Maritime Regiment of Foote.
The Admiral's Regiment is a recreated regiment of infantry from the period of the English Restoration 1660-1685.
Duke of York and Albany's Regiment, Captain Middleton's Company, is based in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.
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 The Royal Family > HRH The Duke of York > Role with UK Trade and Investment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Duke of York inspects the Shanghai Ethylene Cracker Complex (SECCO) in April 2004
In this role The Duke of York undertakes a wide range of official activities, including encouraging British companies to become involved in international trade, selling British goods and services overseas, and the attraction and retention of inward investment to protect British jobs.
The Duke of York now undertakes 250 trade and investment-related engagements annually within the UK, and at least five overseas trade-related visits each year.
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 Duke of York's Column in London SW1: tourist information from TourUK
The Duke is best remembered as being the 'Grand Old Duke of York', who marched his 10,000 men to the top of the hill and marched them down again.
To pay for his own monument, the Duke docked every soldier in the army a day's wages, as the Duke was very popular they didn't seem to mind.
The great height of the column caused wits to suggest that the Duke was trying to escape his creditors, as he died £2 million in debt.
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 eBay - duke of york, Prints, Photographic Images items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Taylor Darbyshire - The Duke of York (1935)
DUKE OF YORK BY PHILIP LAURESTON MINATURE HOUSE
The King, Prince of Wales, Duke of York, ~1930 RP
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 HRH The Duke of York visits Acambis
His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, yesterday (Thursday, 9 May) visited the US manufacturing facility where Acambis is manufacturing smallpox vaccine for the US Government.
The Duke was visiting the facility in his capacity as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.
During the visit, the Duke was given a tour of the facility by Gordon Cameron, President of Acambis Inc. and Chief Financial Officer, and Dr Donald Gerson, Vice President of Manufacturing.
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 Andrew, duke of York --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
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Despite her own undiminished popularity after 44 years on the throne of the United Kingdom, the queen was surrounded by family turmoil and public pressures on the British monarchy to change its ways.
Two of her children--Charles, prince of Wales, the heir to the throne, and Andrew, duke...
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