Edward IV

  • (noun): King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483).

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Fotheringhay Castle - History
... it remained in royal possession until the reign of Edward II ... Edward II granted Fotheringhay Castle to John of Brittany, Earl of Richmond ... She died in 1377, and Edward III gave her property over to his son, Edmund Langley ...
Cecily Of York - Reign of Edward IV
... In 1474, Edward IV contacted a marriage alliance with James III of Scotland, whereby Cecily was betrothed to the future James IV of Scotland ... was, however, unpopular in the Kingdom of Scotland, and later military conflicts between Edward IV and James III negated the marriage arrangement ... Edward IV continued to pay the Scottish dowry until on 11 June 1482, Cecily was betrothed by the Treaty of Fotheringhay to Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany, the exiled younger ...
Anne Of York, Duchess Of Exeter - Marriages and Issue
... On 4 March 1461, her younger brother was declared King Edward IV in London ... in October 1466 at Greenwich Palace to Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset, son of Edward IV's queen Elizabeth Woodville by her first husband ... During the Readeption of Henry VI, Anne remained loyal to her brother Edward, and, in what seems to have been her only intervention in politics, worked hard to persuade her brother George, Duke of Clarence to abandon ...
Cultural Depictions Of Edward IV Of England - Literature
... Edward IV features as a character in The plays Henry VI, Part 2, Henry VI, Part 3, and Richard III, by William Shakespeare ... In the 1955 film Richard III, Richard directly hastens Edward's death, by informing the already ailing king that one of his brothers, George, Duke of Clarence is dead (Edward ... The plays King Edward IV, Part 1 and King Edward IV, Part 2, by Thomas Heywood, a contemporary of Shakespeare's ...

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