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Elizabeth Woodville

About 1465


This engraving depicts Elizabeth Woodville about 1465, soon after her marriage to Edward IV and her subsequent crowing as Queen of England. It was a marriage that cost him the support of one of his most important allies in winning his crowd, his cousin, the Duke of Warwick. Warwick turned his support to Henry IV, whom Edward had deposed, and helped Henry return to power briefly.
Portrait depicting Elizabeth Woodville, Queen of England

Elizabeth Woodville

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