On this day: 2 October

Posted: October 2, 2011 in Isobel, Viscountess Bourchier, On this day..., The Bourchiers

1452

Birth of Richard, youngest surviving child of Richard duke of York and his duchess, Cecily Nevill.

Richard was named duke of Gloucester at the coronation of his brother Edward IV and later became Richard III.

1484

Death of Isobel of York, wife of Henry viscount Bourchier. Isobel was the sister of Richard duke of York. She and her husband had 11 children.

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