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Extinct English Dukedoms

 

Albemarle, Duke of (E, 1660 - 1688)

Aumale, Duke of (E, 1397 - 1415) - the dukedom was held by Edward of Norwich, Earl of Rutland, son and heir of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, 5th son of King Edward III, from its creation in 1397; he succeeded his father as 2nd Duke of York in 1402; the Dukedom of Aumale became extinct on his death at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 when the Dukedom of York passed to his nephew, the Earl of Cambridge

 

Bedford, Duke of (E, 1414 - surrender and regrant 1433 - extinct 1435) - the dukedom was granted for life to John, 4th son of King Henry IV, in 1414; in 1433 he surrendered the dukedom and had it regranted with remainder to the heirs male of his body; the dukedom became extinct on his death without a male heir in 1435

Bedford, Duke of (E, 1469/70 - deprived 1477/8)

Bedford, Duke of (E, 1485 - 1495)

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Duke of (E, 1686/7 - attainted 1695)

Bolton, Duke of (E, 1689 - 1794)

Buckingham, Duke of (E, 1444 - attainted 1521)

Buckingham, Duke of (E, 1623 - 1687)

Buckingham & Normanby, Duke of (E, 1702/3 - 1735)

 

Cambridge, Duke of (E, 1660 - 1661) - the dukedom was held by Charles, 1st son of James, Duke of York (later King James II); he was designated Duke of Cambridge but no letters patent were issued

Cambridge, Duke of (E, 1664 - 1667) - the dukedom was held by James, 2nd son of James, Duke of York (later King James II) from 1664, when he was created Baron Dauntsey, of Dauntsey in the County of Wiltshire, Earl of Cambridge and Duke of Cambridge, until his death in 1667, when his peerages became extinct

Cambridge, Duke of (E, 1667 - 1671) - the dukedom was held by Edgar, 4th son of James, Duke of York (later King James II) from 1667, when he was created Baron Dauntsey, of Dauntsey in the County of Wiltshire, Earl of Cambridge and Duke of Cambridge, until his death in 1671, when his peerages became extinct

Cambridge, Duke of (E, 1677 - 1677) - the dukedom was held by Charles, 5th son of James, Duke of York (later King James II); he was designated Duke of Cambridge but no letters patent were issued

Cambridge, Duke of (E, 1706 - merged in the Crown 1727) - the dukedom was held by George Augustus, only son of George Ludwig, Elector of Hanover (later King George I) from 1706, when he was created Baron Tewkesbury, of Tewkesbury in the County of Gloucester, Viscount Northallerton, Earl of Milford Haven, Marquess of Cambridge and Duke of Cambridge, until he succeeded his father as King George II in 1727, when his peerages merged in the Crown

Clarence, Duke of (E, 1362 - 1368) - the dukedom was held by Lionel of Antwerp, 3rd son of King Edward III, from its creation in 1362 until his death without a male heir in 1368, when the dukedom became extinct

Clarence, Duke of (E, 1412 - 1420/1) - the dukedom was held by Thomas of Lancaster, 3rd son of King Henry IV, from its creation in 1412 until his death without a male heir in 1420/1, when the dukedom became extinct

Clarence, Duke of (E, 1461 - attainted 1477/8) - the dukedom was held by George, younger brother of King Edward IV, from its creation in 1461 until his attainder for high treason in 1477/8, when the dukedom was forfeited

Cleveland, Duke of (E, 1670 - 1774)

Cumberland, Duke of (E, 1643/4 - 1682)

Cumberland, Duke of (E, 1689 - 1708) - the dukedom was held by Prince George of Denmark, husband of Queen Anne, from 1689, when he was created Baron Wokingham, of Wokingham in the County of Berkshire, Earl of Kendal and Duke of Cumberland, until his death in 1708, when all his peerages became extinct

 

Dudley, Duchess of (E, 1644 - 1668/9)

 

Exeter, Duke of (E, 1397 - deprived 1399)

Exeter, Duke of (E, 1416 - 1426)

Exeter, Duke of (E, 1443/4 - attainted 1475)

 

Gloucester, Duke of (E, 1385 - attainted 1397) - the dukedom was held by Thomas of Woodstock, 8th son of King Edward III, from its creation in 1385 until his attainder for high treason in 1397, when the dukedom was forfeited

Gloucester, Duke of (E, 1414 - 1446/7) - the dukedom was held by Humphrey, 5th son of King Henry IV, from its creation in 1414 until his death without a male heir in 1446/7, when the dukedom became extinct

Gloucester, Duke of (E, 1461 - merged in the Crown 1483) - the dukedom was held by Richard, younger brother of King Edward IV, until his own accession to the Throne in 1483, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

Gloucester, Duke of (E, 1659 - 1660) - the dukedom was held by Henry, 4th but 3rd surviving son of King Charles I from 1659, when he was created Earl of Holderness and Duke of Gloucester, until his death in 1660, when his peerages became extinct

Gloucester, Duke of (E, c.1689 - 1700) - the dukedom was held by Prince William Henry, 1st son of Queen Anne; he was designated Duke of Gloucester about 1659 but no letters patent were issued

 

Hereford, Duke of (E, 1397 - merged in the Crown 1399) - the dukedom was held by Henry of Bolingbroke, Earl of Derby, Northampton and Hereford, eldest son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, from its creation in 1397 until his accession to the Throne in 1399 as King Henry IV, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

 

Ireland, Duke of (E, 1386 - attainted 1387/8)

 

Kendal, Duke of (E, 1666 - 1667) - the dukedom was held by Charles, 3rd son of James, Duke of York (later King James II) from 1666, when he was created Baron Holdenby, of Holdenby in the County of Northampton, Earl of Wigmore and Duke of Kendal, until his death in 1667, when his peerages became extinct

 

Lancaster, Duke of (E, 1350/1 - 1360/1)

Lancaster, Duke of (E, 1362 - merged in the Crown 1399) - the dukedom was held by John of Gaunt, 4th son of King Edward III, from its creation in 1362 until his death in Feb 1399, and then by his eldest son, Henry of Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, until his accession to the Throne in Sep 1399, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

Lancaster, Duke of (E, 1399 - merged in the Crown 1412/3) - the dukedom was held by Henry, Prince of Wales, eldest son of King Henry IV, from its creation in 1399 until his own accession to the Throne in 1412/3, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

Leeds, Duke of (E, 1694 - 1964)

 

Monmouth, Duke of (E, 1662/3 - attainted 1685)

Montagu, Duke of (E, 1705 - 1749)

 

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Duke of (E, 1664/5 - 1691)

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Duke of (E. 1694 - 1711)

Norfolk, Duchess of (E, 1397 - 1398/9) - Lady Margaret Segrave, suo jure Countess of Norfolk, was created Duchess of Norfolk for life on the same day that her grandson Thomas [de Mowbray], 1st Earl of Nottingham, was also created Duke of Norfolk

Norfolk, Duke of (E, 1397 - 1475/6)

Norfolk, Duke of (E, 1476/7 - 1484) - the dukedom was held by Richard [Plantagenet], 1st Duke of York, 2nd son of King Edward IV, who was created Earl of Warenne and Duke of Norfolk in 1477 in anticipation of his marriage his marriage to Lady Anne Mowbray, the heiress of the Mowbray Dukes of Norfolk

Northumberland, Duke of (E, 1551 - 1553)

Northumberland, Duke of (E, 1683 - 1716)

 

Ormonde, Duke of (E, 1682 - attainted 1715 (reversed 1871) - extinct 1758) - the English Dukedom of Ormonde was held by the Irish Dukes of Ormonde from 1682, when the 1st Duke of Ormonde in the Peerage of Ireland was also created Duke of Ormonde in the Peerage of England, until 1715, when on the attainder of the 2nd Duke of Ormonde all his English and Irish honours were forfeited; the attainder was reversed in 1871

 

Portsmouth, Duke of (E, 1673 - 1734)

 

Richmond, Duke of (E, 1623 - 1623/4) - the dukedom was granted to the 2nd Duke of Lennox in Oct 1623 and became extinct on his death four months later in Feb 1623/4

Richmond, Duke of (E, 1641 - 1672) - the dukedom was granted to the 4th Duke of Lennox in 1641; it was held by the Dukes of Lennox until 1672, when on the death of the 6th Duke of Lennox without a male heir the dukedom became extinct

Richmond and Somerset, Duke of (E, 1525 - 1536)

 

Schomberg, Duke of (E, 1689 - 1719)

Shrewsbury, Duke of (E, 1694 - 1718)

Somerset, Duke of (E, 1442/3 - 1444)

Somerset, Duke of (E, 1448 - attainted 1471)

Southampton, Duke of (E, 1675 - 1774) - the dukedom was held by the Dukes of Cleveland from 1709, when the 1st Duke of Southampton succeeded his mother as 2nd Duke of Cleveland ; both dukedoms became extinct on the death on the 3rd Duke of Cleveland in 1774

Suffolk, Duke of (E, 1448 - surrendered 1493)

Suffolk, Duke of (E, 1514 - 1551)

Suffolk, Duke of (E, 1551 - attainted 1553/4)

Surrey, Duke of (E, 1397 - deprived 1399) - Thomas [de Holand], 3rd or 6th Earl of Kent, was created Duke of Surrey by his uncle, King Richard II, in 1397; following the abdication of the King in 1399, Duke Thomas was examined in Parliament by King Henry IV and the Council and deprived of his title and status as Duke of Surrey

 

Warwick, Duke of (E, 1445 - 1446)

 

York, Duke of (E, 1385 - merged in the Crown 1460/1)

York, Duke of (E, 1474 - 1484)

York, Duke of (E, 1494 - cancelled 1503/4)

York, Duke of (E, 1604/5 - merged in the Crown 1625) - the dukedom was held by Charles, 2nd but 1st surviving son of King James I, from its creation in 1604/5 until he succeeded his father as King Charles I in 1625, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

York, Duke of (E, 1643/4 - merged in the Crown 1685) - the dukedom was held by James, 3rd but 2nd surviving son of King Charles I, from its creation in 1643/4 until he succeeded his brother as King James II in 1685, when the dukedom merged in the Crown

 

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