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Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury

1473 - 1541

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Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (14 August 1473 – 27 May 1541) was the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, and Isabel Neville, and was niece of kings, Edward IV and Richard III. Margaret was one of two women in 16th-century England to be a peeress in her own right with no titled husband. One of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses, she was executed in 1541 at the command of Henry VIII, who was the son of her first cousin, Elizabeth of York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury has received more than 2,531,502 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury is the 4,474th most popular politician (up from 5,964th in 2019), the 1,000th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,250th in 2019) and the 168th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 4,474 out of 15,710Before her are Alexander Pechersky, Emperor Muzong of Tang, Antonín Zápotocký, Eupraxia of Kiev, Rodolphe Seeldrayers, and Kaykhusraw I. After her are Pridi Banomyong, Charibert II, Emperor Shang of Han, Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Sigebert II, and Petar Mladenov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1473, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 11Before her are Thomas Wolsey, Georg von Frundsberg, John Corvinus, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Cecilia Gallerani, and Hans Burgkmair. After her are Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and James III of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1541, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 9Before her are Margaret Tudor, Johann Georg Faust, Pedro de Alvarado, Gazi Husrev-beg, Francysk Skaryna, and Jean Clouet. After her are Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Bernard van Orley, Andreas Karlstadt, Fernando de Rojas, Juan de Valdés, and Thomas Culpeper.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury ranks 1,000 out of 6,924Before her are Alistair MacLean (1922), Matthew Lewis (1775), Alice Bailey (1880), Ian Stewart (1938), Alma Reville (1899), and Alan Moore (1953). After her are Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Eugen d'Albert (1864), Cozy Powell (1947), Cliff Williams (1949), and Mairead Maguire (1944).

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