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Anne Neville

1456 - 1485

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Anne Neville (11 June 1456 – 16 March 1485) was an English queen, the younger of the two daughters and co-heiresses of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"). She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster (only son and heir apparent of King Henry VI) and then Queen of England as the wife of King Richard III. As a member of the powerful House of Neville, she played a critical part in the Wars of the Roses fought between the House of York and House of Lancaster for the English crown. Her father Warwick betrothed her as a girl to Edward, Prince of Wales, the son of Henry VI. The marriage was to seal an alliance to the House of Lancaster and halt the civil war between the two houses of Lancaster and York.After the death of Prince Edward, she married Richard, Duke of Gloucester, younger brother of King Edward IV and of George, Duke of Clarence, the husband of Anne's elder sister Isabel Neville. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Neville has received more than 2,411,937 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Anne Neville is the 1,410th most popular politician (up from 2,050th in 2019), the 350th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 486th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular British Politician.

Anne Neville was the youngest daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, and his wife, Anne Beauchamp. She was married to King Richard III of England in 1472.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Anne Neville ranks 1,410 out of 15,710Before her are Alexios IV Angelos, Imad ad-Din Zengi, Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Friedrich Ratzel, Mary of Guise, and Theodoric I. After her are Jehoiakim, William II of England, Peter of Castile, Gyula Andrássy, Chlodio, and Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik.

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Among people born in 1456, Anne Neville ranks 2Before her is Vladislaus II of Hungary. After her are Afonso I of Kongo, Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, and Bernardino López de Carvajal. Among people deceased in 1485, Anne Neville ranks 2Before her is Richard III of England. After her are Rodolphus Agricola and Giovanni Mocenigo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anne Neville ranks 350 out of 6,924Before her are Harold Pinter (1930), Thomas Paine (1737), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650), Benny Hill (1924), and John Wesley (1703). After her are Theresa May (1956), Halford Mackinder (1861), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Alec Guinness (1914), Ronald Coase (1910), and John Boyd Dunlop (1840).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Anne Neville ranks 62Before her are Harold Macmillan (1894), David Lloyd George (1863), Oswald Mosley (1896), David II of Scotland (1324), Randal Cremer (1828), and Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220). After her are Theresa May (1956), Halford Mackinder (1861), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Edmund I (921), and Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453).