It was at Micklegate Bar that Lancatrian forces mounted the heads of Richard, Duke of York, Edmund, Earl of Rutland, and Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury. A paper crown was placed on the Duke of York's head to mock his aspirations for the throne.
A young Princess Mary in Scotland with the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York. From The Illustrated London News Wedding Number (on the occasion of her marriage to Viscount Lascelles), March 4, 1922. Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles lived at Goldsborough Hall throughout the 1920s.
George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, 1st Earl of Salisbury, 1st Earl of Warwick was the third son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the brother of kings Edward IV and Richard III. He played an important role in the dynastic struggle between rival factions of the Plantagenets known as the Wars of the Roses.