Elizabeth Woodville

1437 - 1492

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Elizabeth Woodville (also spelled Wydville, Wydeville, or Widvile) (c. 1437 – 8 June 1492) was Queen of England as the wife of King Edward IV from 1464 until his death in 1483. At the time of her birth, her family was of middle rank in the English social hierarchy. Her mother, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, had previously been an aunt-by-marriage to Henry VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Woodville has received more than 6,460,922 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Elizabeth Woodville is the 44th most popular companion (up from 85th in 2019), the 185th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 317th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Companion.

Elizabeth Woodville was the queen consort of King Edward IV of England. She was the mother of the Princes in the Tower and the grandmother of King Henry VII.

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Among companions, Elizabeth Woodville ranks 44 out of 687Before her are Eugénie de Montijo, Caroline of Ansbach, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Salman the Persian, Isabella of France, and Maria Carolina of Austria. After her are Anne Hathaway, Magda Goebbels, Queen Sonja of Norway, Anne of Cleves, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, and Ingrid of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1437, Elizabeth Woodville ranks 1After her are Isaac Abarbanel, Elizabeth of Austria, Isabella of Bourbon, John IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Filippo Buonaccorsi. Among people deceased in 1492, Elizabeth Woodville ranks 4Before her are Lorenzo de' Medici, Piero della Francesca, and Pope Innocent VIII. After her are Jami, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Gülbahar Hatun, Antoine Busnois, Jaume Huguet, and Sonni Ali.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Woodville ranks 185 out of 6,924Before her are Cary Grant (1904), Henry III of England (1207), Brian Johnson (1947), George Best (1946), Bon Scott (1946), and Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792). After her are Ian Fleming (1908), Anne Hathaway (1556), William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824), Terry Pratchett (1948), Helen Mirren (1945), and John Keats (1795).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Woodville ranks 6Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Mary Boleyn (1499), Jane Seymour (1508), Elizabeth of York (1466), and Victoria, Princess Royal (1840). After her are Anne Hathaway (1556), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), and Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496).