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    Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick

    Jure uxoris 16th Earl of Warwick and suo jure 6th Earl of Salisbury

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  1. Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, 6th Earl of Salisbury KG (22 November 1428 – 14 April 1471), known as Warwick the Kingmaker, was an English nobleman, administrator, landowner of the House of Neville fortune and military commander.

  2. Wars of the Roses. Richard Neville, 16th earl of Warwick (born November 22, 1428—died April 14, 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England) English nobleman called, since the 16th century, “the Kingmaker,” in reference to his role as arbiter of royal power during the first half of the Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of ...

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  3. Mar 1, 2019 · And at the centre of this struggle for power was Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick – the man who would come to be known as ‘the Kingmaker’. Having seized the crown for the Yorkist king Edward IV in 1461, he later restored to power the deposed Lancastrian monarch Henry VI. Plucking the Red and White Roses by Henry Payne. Gaining power.

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  5. Mar 25, 2021 · Richard Neville, the 16th Earl of Warwick (1428–71) was a decisive player in the late 15th-century conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. Fuelled by unparalleled personal wealth and the influence it generated at home and abroad, Warwick used his power to raise and remove kings in a medieval game of thrones that had far-reaching effects on ...

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    • His marriage made him very powerful. Whilst still a boy, Richard Neville was betrothed to Anne, daughter of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. When her brother’s daughter died in 1449, Anne – as the only sister – brought her husband the title and chief share of the Warwick estates.
    • He was the star fighter in the Battle of St Albans. During the Battle of St Albans, it was Warwick who noticed that the royalist numbers were scanty enough to struggle to man the south-eastern front.
    • He became Captain of Calais as a reward. In return for his valiant efforts at St Albans, Warwick was awarded the title Captain of Calais. This was an important office and it was due to his position there that he was able to consolidate his strength over the next 5 years.
    • In 1459 he tried to invade England. When a renewal of war was imminent, Warwick came over to England with trained soldiers under Sir Andrew Trollope. But Trollope deserted Warwick at Ludlow, and left the Yorkists helpless.
  6. Richard Bevan. British History. The man who put the teenage Edward IV on the throne was one of England’s most powerful barons, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick. But the man who became known as ‘Warwick the Kingmaker’ saw his star ascendancy fall after playing a dangerous game of double-dealing and manipulation.

  7. Richard Neville, known as Warwick the Kingmaker, played a significant role in shaping the course of the Wars of the Roses. The most powerful magnate in the land, his support and actions led to the deposition of two monarchs. It was this that led to him being known as Warwick the Kingmaker.

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