Ralph de Neville 1st Earl of Westmorland
(1364-1425)
Joan Beaufort
Sir Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke of York
Cecily de Neville

King Edward 1V of England
(1442-1483)

 

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1. Elizabeth Woodville

King Edward 1V of England

  • Born: 28 Apr 1442
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Woodville
  • Died: 9 Apr 1483 at age 40

  General Notes:

Edward IV (28 April 1442 \endash 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 until 3 October 1470,[and again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was the first Yorkist King of England. The first half of his rule was marred by the violence associated with the Wars of the Roses , but he overcame the Lancastrian challenge to the throne at Tewkesbury in 1471 to reign in peace until his sudden death. Before becoming king he was 4th Duke of York 7th Earl of March , 5th Earl of Cambridge and 9th Earl of Ulster He was also the 65th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece


Edward married Elizabeth Woodville, daughter of Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg. (Elizabeth Woodville was born in 1437 and died in 1492.)




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