Earl of Warwick

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English statesman

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But when Edward Plantagenet, the Earl of Warwick, was murdered in the Tower of London in 1499 its legitimate male line came to an end.
The second section presents a readable account of the life of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick in preface to the pictorial narrative in the Pageant.
Kingmaking has rather gone out of fashion, but it was the hobby of the first Earl of Warwick, who twice got a result, first with Edward IV and then by getting Henry VI Part II on to the throne.
But he continued to maneuver behind the scenes, while cultivating a closer relationship with the government's second leading personality, John Dudley, Earl of Warwick.
Visitors are taken on a journey back to the mid-15th-century world of "Kingmaker" Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick.
Pub sold: The Earl of Warwick public house in Chapel Street, West Auckland, the village famed for winning of the first World Cup in soccer - has been bought by the Deeprun company, says the Christie & Co agency.
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, has become a household name thanks largely to Shakespeare, uncritical historians, myth, legend, and "Hollywood history.
ON THIS DAY 1428: Richard Nevill, Earl of Warwick, so-called Kingmaker during the Wars Of The Roses, was born.
After discovering the suave former Coldstream Guardsman was second cousin to 'Brookie' - The 8th Earl of Warwick - they searched Warwick Castle.
It stands today as a reminder of the brutal struggles the Normans and their successors endured to establish and retain power, Originally the site of 10th century Saxon ramparts, the first castle was of motte and bailey construction in 1068, with the first Earl of Warwick appointed in 1088.
SIR - I agree with Adrian Jones (Letters, February 20), regarding the importance of the Battle of Edgcote, July 1469, when Welsh forces under the command of the Earl of Pembroke faced rebels from the North of England trying to depose the Yorkist King Edward IV in favour of the Earl of Warwick, the "King Maker".
She was also the daughter of Richard, Earl of Warwick, the Kingmaker.
1428: Richard Nevill, Earl of Warwick, so-called Kingmaker who was the power behind the throne during the Wars of the Roses, was born.
He said: "I come from the mid shires of England in Birmingham and the Earl of Warwick was also the Lord of Glamorgan.
1471: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians at the Battle of Barnet, in the War of the Roses: the battle saw the death of Lancastrian commander Richard, Earl of Warwick, nicknamed "The Kingmaker".