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Anne de Mortimer

Countess
Female
Born Dec 27, 1390

Anne de Mortimer, Countess of Cambridge was the mother of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the grandmother of King Edward IV and King Richard III.

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CHILDHOOD

1390 Birth Born on December 27, 1390.
1398 7 Years Old Because King Richard II had no issue, Anne's father, Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, was heir presumptive during his lifetime, and at his death in Ireland on 20 July 1398 his claim to the crown passed to his eldest son, Edmund. … Read More

TEENAGE

1406 15 Years Old In May 1406 Anne married Richard of Conisburgh, the second son of Edward III's fourth surviving son, Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, and his first wife, Isabel, the daughter and coheir of Pedro the Cruel, King of Castile and Leon. The marriage took place without parental consent, and was validated on 23 May 1408 by papal dispensation. Anne Mortimer and Richard, Earl of Cambridge, had two sons and a daughter: Anne Mortimer died soon after the birth, on 22 September 1411, of her son, Richard. … Read More

TWENTIES

1411 21 Years Old Died on September 22, 1411.
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