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Cecily [Cicely] [née Cecily Neville], duchess of Yorklocked

  • Christopher Harper-Bill


Cecily [Cicely] [née Cecily Neville], duchess of York (1415–1495), Yorkist matriarch, was born on 3 May 1415, eighteenth child of Ralph Neville, first earl of Westmorland (c. 1364–1425), and the tenth from his second marriage, to Joan Beaufort (d. 1440). Some time before 18 October 1424 she was betrothed to ...

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