1601, in the meaning defined above
Edward, Duke of York (Edward IV of England)
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“Yorkist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yorkist. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.
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