Biography of Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499

1461 Coronation of Edward IV

1469 Marriage of George Duke of Clarence and Isabel Neville

1477 Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho

1478 Execution of George Duke of Clarence

1483 Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales

1499 Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

Coronation of Edward IV

Around Jun 1461, the time of his coronation, [his uncle] King Edward IV (19) created his two brothers as Dukes ...

[his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (11) was created 1st Duke Clarence 3C 1461.

[his uncle] Richard III King England 1452-1485 (8) was created 1st Duke Gloucester 3C 1461.

Marriage of George Duke of Clarence and Isabel Neville

On 11 Jul 1469 [his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (19) and Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence 1451-1476 (17) were married by George Neville Archbishop of York 1432-1476 (37) at the Église Notre-Dame de Calais witnessed by Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (40). They were first cousins once removed. He a great x 2 grandson of King Edward III England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III England. She by marriage Duchess Clarence.

In 1472 [his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (22) was created 1st Earl Salisbury 3C 1472.

On 25 Feb 1475 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 was born to [his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (25) and Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence 1451-1476 (23) at Warwick Castle. He a great x 3 grandson of King Edward III England. Coefficient of inbreeding 5.33%.

Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho

On 22 Dec 1476 [his mother] Isabel Neville Duchess Clarence 1451-1476 (25) died in childbirth. She was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey. George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (27) believed she had been murdered by Ankarette Twynyho -1477. Her son Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (1) succeeded 17th Earl Warwick 1C 1088. See Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho.

Patent Rolls Edward IV 17 Feb 1478. 17 Feb 1478. Grant for life to Richard Ferrers of the off of steward of lordship Westminster, of Fawnhope, co. Hereford, in the king's hands by reason of the minority of Edward (2) son of [his father] George, late duke of Clarence (28), with the accustomed fees. By p.s.

Note. The date here somewhat confusing since [his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (28) wasn't executed until a day later on 18 Feb 1478.

Execution of George Duke of Clarence

On 18 Feb 1478 [his father] George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (28) was drowned in a butt of wine (Malmsey) wine in the Bowyer Tower in the Tower of London. Duke Clarence 3C 1461 extinct. "in a butt of Malmsey wine" may refer to 1 a butt full of Malmsey wine or 2 a butt that once contained Malmsey wine that was subsequently re-used for another purpose such as washing or bathing.

William Hussey 1443-1495 (35) conducted the impeachment of the Duke of Clarence for treason.

The only other person known to have been executed, or ritually killed, by drowning in a butt of wine is Muirchertach mac Muiredaig High King of Ireland -534 (as reported by the Annals of Ulster) in his case at Newgrange Passage Tomb.

Patent Rolls Edward IV 02 Mar 1478. 02 Mar 1478. Grant for life to the king's counsellor John Audeley, lord Audeley (52), of the office of steward of all lordships, manors and lands in the county of Dorset late of [his father] George, late duke of Clarence (28), and in the king's hands by his forfeiture, with 20 marks yearly from the issues of the lordship of Halisbere, co. Dorset; grant to him, during minority, of the office of steward of all lordships, manors and lands in the said county in the king's hands by reason of the minority of Edward (3), son of the said [his father] George (28), with 10 marks yearly from the issues of the premises; and grant to him for life of the office of constable and the custody of the castle of Warden and the office of constable and the custody of the castle of Corffe, with the accustomed fees from the issues of the king's lordships there and all other profits. By p.s.

Patent Rolls Edward IV 03 Mar 1478. 03 Mar 1478. Grant to the king's servant Thomas Patyngeham, one of the yeomen of the king's chamber, of the offices of bailiff of the king's lordships of Walsale, Perybarre and Patyngeham and the custody of the park of Walsale in the counties of Stafford and Warwick during the minority of Edward (3), son and heir of [his father] George, late duke of Clarence (28), with the accustomed fees from the issues of the lordships and all other profits. By p.s.

Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince of Wales 1473-1484 (9) was created Prince of Wales, Earl Chester 6C 1483 at York Minster. His parents [his uncle] Richard III (30) and Anne Neville (27) attended as did Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13). Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (8) and John York 1471-1499 (12) were knighted.

After 22 Aug 1485 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 was imprisoned at Tower of London.

Around 1491 Richard Pole 1462-1504 (29) and [his sister] Margaret York Countess Salisbury 1473-1541 (17) were married. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III England.

Around 1535 Unknown Painter. Portrait of unknown woman thought to be Margaret York Countess Salisbury 1473-1541. She holding a wine butt on a thread between her fingers which may refer to her father's death.

Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

Wriothesley's Chronicle Henry VII. 1499. This yeare, in June, deceased the third sonne of the Kinge named Duke of Somersett and was buried at Westminster. Perkin Werbeck (25) putt to death at Tybume Note. 22 Nov 1499; and the Earle of Warwyke (23), Sonne to the [his father] Duke of Clarence (49), who had bene kept in the Tower from the age of 11 years unto the end of 14 yeares, was beheaded at the Tower Hill Note. See Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick. A great pestilence throughout all England.

On 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was executed at Tower Hill.

Documentation held in Spain apparently describes Catherine of Aragon's (13) parents Ferdinand II King Aragon 1452-1516 (47) and Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (48) expressing concern that Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) was a potential claimant to throne, and being reluctant for their daughter to marry Arthur Prince of Wales (13) whilst there was a threat to his (13) accession causing Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) to use Perkin Warbreck's (25) attempted escape with Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (24) as a means to an end.

Around 1497. Juan de Flandes Painter 1440-1519. Portrait of Catherine of Aragon or Joanna Around 1520 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Catherine of Aragon. Around 1490. Possibly Juan de Flandes Painter 1440-1519. Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504. Around 1502. Possibly Juan de Flandes Painter 1440-1519. Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504. Around 1500. Unknown Painter. Portrait of Arthur Tudor Prince of Wales 1486-1502. Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525 is believed to have painted the portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509. Around 1520 Unknown Painter. Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

After 28 Nov 1499 Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 was buried at Bisham Abbey.