WHITE ROSE~ Edmund, Earl of Rutland (1443 – 60) was the fifth child and second surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. He was born in Rouen and was a brother of Edward IV and Richard III. Edmund died at the age of 17 after the Battle of Wakefield during the Wars of the Roses. He had fought in the battle at the side of his father. Said, he was executed by Lord Clifford, the one of the strongest supporters of Margaret of Anjou.