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Arthur (supp. fl. in or before 6th cent.), legendary warrior and supposed king of Britain, has an attested career that is entirely posthumous. From obscure beginnings in British legend, he became internationally known in the twelfth century, particularly through the success of Geoffrey of Monmouth's...

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Edward V (1470–1483) stained glass, c. 1482 by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral

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Edward [Edward of Middleham], prince of Wales (1474x6–1484), was the first-born and probably only son of Richard, duke of Gloucester (the future Richard III), and his wife, Anne Neville (1456–1485). While the place of his birth is recorded by John Rous (...

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Edward V (1470–1483), king of England and lord of Ireland, the eldest son of Edward IV (1442–1483) and his queen, Elizabeth (c. 1437–1492), was born in Westminster sanctuary on 2 November 1470, during his father's exile and the readeption of Henry VI. He was baptized in the abbey, the abbot and prior of ...

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Richard, duke of York and duke of Norfolk (1473–1483), prince, the second son of Edward IV and his queen, Elizabeth Woodville, was born at Shrewsbury on 17 August 1473. He was created duke of York on 28 May 1474, and knighted on 18 April 1475. He and his elder brother were made knights of the Garter a month later, on 15 May. His landed endowment was under consideration in the same year, and in March 1475 land formerly belonging to the ...