Edward IV


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Edward IV

1442-1483.
King of England (1461-1470 and 1471-1483) who was crowned after leading the Yorkists to victory in the Wars of the Roses. In 1470 he was dethroned in a rebellion but won back the crown in a battle at Tewkesbury (1471).

Edward IV

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(Biography) 1442–83, king of England (1461–70; 1471–83); son of Richard, duke of York. He defeated Henry VI in the Wars of the Roses and became king (1461). In 1470 Henry was restored to the throne, but Edward recovered the crown by his victory at Tewkesbury
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Noun1.Edward IV - King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483Edward IV - 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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All that troubled him but little; and he gave a warm reception every evening to the wine of the royal vintage of Chaillot, without a suspicion that several flasks of that same wine (somewhat revised and corrected, it is true, by Doctor Coictier), cordially offered to Edward IV.
In 1468 Princess Margaret, the sister of King Edward IV, married the Duke of Burgundy and came to live in Flanders, for in those days Flanders was under the rule of the Dukes of Burgundy.
Besides that he must have led a busy social life, for he was a favorite with Edward IV, and with his successors Richard III and Henry VII too.
for instance, was marvellously served by his conscience after the putting away of the two children of Edward IV.
King Edward (we are not told which among the monarchs of that name, but, from his temper and habits, we may suppose Edward IV.
A1 PLAYED BY JOANNE WHALLEY The Duchess is a cultured, fashionable woman and is Lizzie's aunt - her brother was King Edward IV, Elizabeth's father.
It's a tense start to this gritty Wars of the Roses A1 PLAYED BY JOANNE WHALLEY The Duchess is a cultured, fashionable woman and is Lizzie's aunt - her brother was King Edward IV, Elizabeth's father.
The coins date from the 15th and early 16th centuries, covering the reigns of Edward IV - who became king after victory in the Wars of the Roses, and Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor, who won the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, The coins were declared as treasure and have been valued at more than PS11,000 by the British Museum, which did not take up the option to buy them.
The coins date from the 15th and early 16th Centuries, covering the reigns of Edward IV, who became king after victory in the Wars of the Roses, and Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor, who won the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field.
William Hastings was one of the most wealthy and powerful men in England and served first Edward IV, and then his brother, Richard III.
Common practice in biographies is to begin with a narration of events followed by thematic chapters, says Laynesmith, but the life of Cecily Neville (1415-95), wife of Richard duke of York and mother of Edward IV and Richard III suggests less a coherent narrative than a series of epic chapters that, by the end, were barely connected through living memory.
It is with a sense of relief that the reader greets the return of Edward IV to his throne.