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King Edward IV
Standard Name: Edward IV, King
Used Form: King Edward the Fourth
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|politics||Sir Thomas Malory||
During this decade, the time of the Wars of the Roses, STM was involved in both political and literary activity. He appears to have switched his allegiance from the Yorkists to the Lancastrians. He was...
|Residence||Grace, Lady Mildmay||
GLM spent her mature married life at the splendid Apethorpe Hall near Peterborough in Northamptonshire, which her father had acquired from King Edward IV in exchange for other property. The royal connection was continued...
|Textual Features||Maria Susanna Cooper||
MSC 's preface says that in this age of adultery she hopes to deter other women from following the example of Jane, who became a mistress, albeit to a king (Edward IV ). Jane...
|Textual Features||Sarah Green|
|Textual Production||Isabel Hill||
The play was submitted gratuitously to Charles Kemble for fund-raising to avert the theatre's closure. It was the first of IH 's dramas to be performed, and ran for twelve nights. The lead role of...
|Textual Production||Jean Plaidy||
The Plantagenet series concluded with two novels issued in 1982: Red Rose of Anjou, about the now adult Henry VI and his queen, Margaret of Anjou , and The Sun in Splendour, about Edward IV .
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.
4 March 1461
The Yorkist Edward IV was proclaimed king of England following his military victory over the forces of the Lancastrian Henry VI (who had for years been increasingly withdrawn and clearly incapable of personal rule).
29 March 1461
In a climactic and singularly unchivalric battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought on Palm Sunday at Towton in North Yorkshire, about 28,000 men died and Edward IV 's position as king was confirmed.
9 April 1483
Newspapers advertised the publication of Original Letters, Written during the Reigns of Henry VI ,Edward IV and Richard III by Various Persons of Rank or Consequence, generally titled The Paston Letters.
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