Biography of Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge

Timeline

On 20 Jul 1385 Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge was born to Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York and Isabella of Castile Duchess York at Conisburgh Castle although there was speculation the father was John Holland 1st Duke Exeter with whom Isabella of Castile Duchess York was suspected of having an affair.

On May 1406 Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge and Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge were married.

In 1409 Isabel York Count Eu, Countess Essex was born to Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge and Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge.

On 21 Sep 1411 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales was born to Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge and Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge.

In 1414 Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge was created 1st Earl Cambridge (3C 1414). Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge by marriage Countess Cambridge (3C 1414).

Southampton Plot

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England was in Portchester Castle preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster revealed the Southampton Plot to him. Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham, Thomas Grey, and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge were intending to replace Henry V King England with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster having a better claim to the throne being descended from Edward III's second son Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence whereas Henry V King England was descended from the third son John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster.
Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys sat in judgement.

On 05 Aug 1415 Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge were beheaded at the North Gate aka Bargate for their roles in the Southampton Plot.

Henry York was born to Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge and Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge.

Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge and Maud Clifford Countess Cambridge were married. Maud Clifford Countess Cambridge by marriage Countess Cambridge (3C 1414).

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 6 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 2 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York Son Edward III King England

GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great GrandFather: Edward II King England Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry III King England Son John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon Great Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon

Great GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre Great x 4 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland Great x 4 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland Great x 3 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault Great x 4 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Adelaide Gerulfing Count Hainault Great x 2 Granddaughter Stephen I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland Great x 5 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Bar Count Luxembourg, Count Namur Great x 4 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona Queen Consort France

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles II King Naples Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Unknown

Mother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ferdinand IV King Castile, IV King Leon Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Sancho IV King Castile, IV King Leon Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maria Molina Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon

Great x 2 GrandMother: Constance Burgundy Queen Consort Castile, Queen Consort Leon Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Denis I King Portugal Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elisabeth Barcelona Queen Consort Portugal

Great GrandMother: Constanza Manuel Queen Consort Castile

GrandMother: Maria Padilla

Great GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera

Great x 2 GrandFather: Garcia Padilla

Great GrandMother: María González Henestrosa Lady Villagera

Great x 2 GrandFather: Fernán González Henestrosa