#OnThisDay in 1460: Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, defeated the king’s Lancastrian forces and took King Henry VI prisoner

Richard Neville, also known as “Warwick the Kingmaker” was born on the 22nd of November in 1428. He was the eldest son of Richard Neville (hence his name), 5th Earl of Salisbury and Lady Alice; only daughter and the heiress of Thomas, the last Montacute Earl of Salisbury.  Little is known about Richard’s childhood but at the age as early as six, it is not surprising that…
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