Jacquetta of Luxembourg

1415 - 1472

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Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415 or 1416 – 30 May 1472) was a prominent figure in the Wars of the Roses. Through her short-lived first marriage to the Duke of Bedford, brother of King Henry V, she was firmly allied to the House of Lancaster. However, following the emphatic Lancastrian defeat at the Battle of Towton, she and her second husband Richard Woodville sided closely with the House of York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacquetta of Luxembourg has received more than 1,688,876 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacquetta of Luxembourg is the 611th most popular nobleman (down from 398th in 2019), the 1,674th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,295th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Jacquetta of Luxembourg ranks 611 out of 1,415Before her are Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst, William Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Archduchess Isabella Clara of Austria, Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Heinz Brandt. After her are Prince Sixtus Henry of Bourbon-Parma, Princess Maria Christina of Saxony, Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin, Gisela of France, Aznar Galíndez I, and Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria.

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Among people born in 1415, Jacquetta of Luxembourg ranks 9Before her are Dieric Bouts, Vasily II of Moscow, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Jan Długosz, Joanot Martorell, and John Argyropoulos. After her are Albert van Ouwater, Aristotele Fioravanti, John II, Count of Nevers, Afonso Gonçalves Baldaia, and Yunus Khan. Among people deceased in 1472, Jacquetta of Luxembourg ranks 8Before her are Michelozzo, Basilios Bessarion, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, Nezahualcoyotl, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Gaston IV, Count of Foix. After her are Janus Pannonius, George of Trebizond, and John Vitéz.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Jacquetta of Luxembourg ranks 1,674 out of 8,785Before her are John Lydon (1956), Ralph Richardson (1902), Eric Campbell (1880), David Trimble (1944), David A. Stewart (1952), and Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783). After her are Ken Russell (1927), James Cosmo (1947), Peter Collins (1931), Eric Knight (1897), Albert Austin (1881), and James McAvoy (1979).

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