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His son Edward, who inherited the title, was killed at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.The title passed to Edward's nephew Richard, the son of Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (who had been executed for plotting against King Henry V).These occurred during the 18th century, following the 1707 unification of the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland into a single, united realm.The double naming was done so that a territorial designation from each of the previously separate realms could be included.In medieval times, York was the main city of the North of England and the see of the Archbishop of York from AD 735. York under its Viking name "Jorvik" was a petty kingdom in the Early Medieval period.
The title Duke of York and Albany has been created three times.Richard was one of the Princes in the Tower, and, as he died without heirs, the title became extinct at his death.The third creation was for Henry Tudor, second son of King Henry VII.In the early 18th century, the Jacobite claimant to the throne, James Francis Edward Stuart, son of James II, granted the title "Duke of York" (in the Jacobite Peerage) to his own second son, Henry.
James Francis Edward Stuart was known to those who rejected his claims as "The Old Pretender"; his elder son Charles was called "The Young Pretender" (or "Bonnie Prince Charlie" among his supporters), and the younger son, Henry, who became a Roman Catholic cardinal, was known as the Cardinal Duke of York.He was created Prince of Wales in 1616 and eventually became Charles I in 1625 when the title again merged into the Crown.The fifth creation was in favour of James Stuart, the second son of Charles I.The Duke of York is a title of nobility in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.