Cecily Neville, Duchess of York

1415 - 1495

Cecily Neville, Duchess of York

Cecily Neville (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495) was an English noblewoman, the wife of Richard, Duke of York (1411–1460), and the mother of two kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Cecily Neville was known as "the Rose of Raby", because she was born at Raby Castle in Durham, and "Proud Cis", because of her pride and a temper that went with it, although she was also known for her piety. She herself signed her name "Cecylle". Her husband, the Duke of York, was the leading contender for the throne of England from the House of York during the period of the War of the Roses until his death in 1460. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York has received more than 706,829 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4,280th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York ranks 4,255 out of 14,801Before her are Hsekiu, Andrianampoinimerina, Amadeus III, Count of Savoy, Gustav Noske, Ovadia Yosef, and Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After her are Maria of Alania, Joaquim Chissano, Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, Akhmad Kadyrov, Ordoño II of León, and Emperor Go-Saga.

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Among people born in 1415, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York ranks 5Before her are Piero della Francesca, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Dieric Bouts, and Vasily II of Moscow. After her are Joanot Martorell, Jan Długosz, Albert van Ouwater, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, and John Argyropoulos. Among people deceased in 1495, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York ranks 9Before her are Seongjong of Joseon, Alfonso II of Naples, Cosimo Tura, Francis, Count of Vendôme, Dorothea of Brandenburg, and Jacob Sprenger. After her are Magdalena of France, Elizabeth Tudor, Vlad Călugărul, Pedro González de Mendoza, Jasper Tudor, and Gabriel Biel.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York ranks 918 out of 5,347Before her are Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897), Kenny Baker (1934), John Newlands (1837), Mary Ann Nichols (1845), Mary Kingsley (1862), and Ian Stewart (1938). After her are Danny Boyle (1956), W. O. Bentley (1888), Thomas Graham (1805), Edward B. Titchener (1867), Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime (1849), and Prince Michael of Kent (1942).

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