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  1. Elizabeth Woodville (also spelt Wydville, Wydeville, or Widvile; c. 1437 – 8 June 1492), later known as Dame Elizabeth Grey, was Queen of England from her marriage to King Edward IV on 1 May 1464 until Edward was deposed on 3 October 1470, and again from Edward's resumption of the throne on 11 April 1471 until his death on 9 April 1483.

  2. Apr 16, 2024 · Elizabeth Woodville (born 1437—died June 7/8, 1492, London) was the wife of King Edward IV of England. After Edward’s death, popular dislike of her and her court facilitated the usurpation of power by Richard, duke of Gloucester ( King Richard III ). A woman of great beauty, she was already a widow with two sons when Edward IV married her ...

  3. Apr 24, 2019 · Updated on April 24, 2019. Elizabeth Woodville (1437–June 7 or 8, 1492, and known variously as Lady Grey, Elizabeth Grey, and Elizabeth Wydevill) was the commoner wife of Edward IV, who had a key role in the War of the Roses and in the succession battle between the Plantagenets and Tudors. She is best known today as a character in Shakespeare ...

  4. Apr 29, 2019 · April 29, 2019. Elizabeth and Edward IV married in secret, attracting the ire of the king's advisors and most of the court Public domain. When Elizabeth Woodville died in 1492, she was buried...

  5. 1. Her parents’ marriage caused a scandal at court. Elizabeth Woodville was born in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire around the year 1437. Unlike most of her predecessors as Queen of England however, her family name was not always ‘great’, and at the time of her birth was even beset by scandal.

  6. A biography of Elizabeth Woodville (1437 - 1492), 'The White Queen', wife of Edward IV.

  7. Elizabeth Woodville, the ‘White Queen’. Jessica Brain. 14 min read. A central figure in the War of the Roses, Elizabeth Woodville found herself on both the winning and losing side, as the battle between the Yorkist supporters and Lancastrians directly impacted not only her time as Queen consort but the fate of her two young sons known as ...

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