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Mortimer, Edmund, fifth earl of March and seventh earl of Ulsterlocked

(1391–1425)
  • R. A. Griffiths

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Mortimer, Edmund, fifth earl of March and seventh earl of Ulster (1391–1425), magnate and potential claimant to the English throne, was the last earl of March of the family of Mortimer of Wigmore; his descent from Edward III blighted his career and threatened the usurping Lancastrian dynasty after 1399. According to a contemporary family history (...

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