Elizabeth Woodville

Standard Name: Woodville, Elizabeth


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The pageant required more than fifty actresses, only three of whom had speaking parts, to portray famous women from history (not all of them remembered today). In the initial, Scala production, the only speaking role...


15 April 1448
Margaret of Anjou (wife of Henry VI ) founded Queen's College, Cambridge ; in March 1465Elizabeth Woodville (wife of Edward IV ) became its patroness and foundress: hence the present position of the apostrophe.