Edward IV

  1. King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)
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  • The factional conflict erupted into Civil War which resulted in Henry's deposition in 1461 when Richard's son inaugurated the reign of the House of York as Edward IV.
  • King Edward IV died in 1483. He had two sons, Edward and Richard, and the elder of these, Edward, became king on his father's death.
  • Under Edward IV no fewer than eight foreign sovereigns came in this way to be admitted to the Garter, including Charles ‘the Bold’ of Burgundy and Ferdinand of Spain.
  • Logically, if Edward IV had not been King, the royal bloodline would have been entirely different.
  • Edward IV and Henry VII restored their authority by attainders and forfeitures coupled to the rigorous exploitation of the king's feudal rights.
  • When she was eventually defeated by Edward IV, she was kept captive in various English castles until ransomed by Louis XI.
  • The first to be interred there was Edward IV, who ordered work on building the chapel to be started in 1475.
  • In the event the thing she most feared came about when Edward IV usurped the throne.
  • ANGEL, a gold coin, first used in France (_angelot, ange_) in 1340, and introduced into England by Edward IV. in 1465 as a new issue of the "noble," and so at first called the "angel-noble. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1
  • She was the daughter of a Cheapside mercer and wife of a Lombard Street goldsmith, and exercised great influence over Edward IV by her beauty and wit.
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