Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, then again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was a central figure in the Wars of the Roses , a series of civil wars in England fought between the Yorkist and Lancastrian factions between 1455 and 1487.
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Edward IV, also called (until 1459) Earl of March, (born April 28, 1442, Rouen, France—died April 9, 1483, Westminster, England), king of England from 1461 until October 1470 and again from April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was a leading participant in the Yorkist-Lancastrian conflict known as the Wars of the Roses.
Edward IV © Edward IV was twice king of England, winning the struggle against the Lancastrians to establish the House of York on the English throne. Edward was born on 28 April 1442 at...
Feb 6, 2020 · Edward IV of England ruled as king from 1461 to 1470 CE and again from 1471 to 1483 CE. The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453 CE) had been lost by Edward's predecessor, Henry VI of England (1422-1461 CE & 1470-1471 CE), leaving Calais as the only English territory in France.
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Edward IV, (born April 28, 1442, Rouen, France—died April 9, 1483, Westminster, Eng.), King of England (1461–70, 1471–83). His father, a claimant to the throne, was killed in 1461, and Edward was crowned, thanks largely to his cousin the earl of Warwick. This alliance did not last, and, after much intrigue and fighting, Edward was deposed ...
Apr 1, 2018 · Edward IV was born to Richard, Duke of York and Cicely Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and Joan Beaufort Countess of Westmorland, on 28th April 1442 in Rouen, Normandy. Edward’s family belonged to the House of Plantagenet, and his ancestors had sat on the English throne since 1154.
May 1, 2015 · Edward IV Plantagenet, King of England. Birthdate: April 28, 1442. Birthplace: Haute-Normandie,, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France. Death: April 09, 1483 (40) Westminster Palace, London,, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Place of Burial: