Warwick the Kingmaker


Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses. . 2001.

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  • Kingmaker — is a term originally applied to the activities of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick during the Wars of the Roses in England. The term has come to be applied more generally to a person or group that has great influence in a royal or political… …   Wikipedia

  • Kingmaker Novices' Chase — The Kingmaker Novices Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in the United Kingdom for five year old and above novices. It is run over a distance of 2 miles (3,219 m) at Warwick Racecourse in February. There are twelve fences to be jumped in the… …   Wikipedia

  • kingmaker — ► NOUN ▪ a person who brings leaders to power through the exercise of political influence. ORIGIN used originally with reference to the Earl of Warwick (1428 71), known as Warwick the Kingmaker …   English terms dictionary

  • Warwick [2] — Warwick (spr. ŭárrick), engl. Grafentitel, der mit dem Besitz von W. Castle verknüpft war. Guy von W. spielt in der englischen Heldensage eine Rolle (vgl. Tanner, Die Sage von Guy von W., Heidelb. 1878). Wilhelm der Eroberer gab das von ihm… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Warwick, Richard Neville, 1st earl of, 2nd earl of Salisbury — ▪ English noble byname  the Kingmaker   born Nov. 22, 1428 died April 14, 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, Eng.       English nobleman called, since the 16th century, “the Kingmaker,” in reference to his role as arbiter of royal power during the… …   Universalium

  • Warwick Castle — Infobox Historic building caption=View of the east façade from the River Avon name=Warwick Castle location town=Warwick, Warwickshire location country=England map type=Warwickshire latitude=52.2793 longitude= 1.585 architect= client=Henry de… …   Wikipedia

  • kingmaker — noun a person who brings leaders to power through the exercise of political influence. Origin used orig. with ref. to the Earl of Warwick (1428–71), known as Warwick the Kingmaker …   English new terms dictionary

  • Warwick (desambiguación) — Warwick puede referirse a: Dionne Warwick, cantante de soul y pop estadounidense; Suzanne I. Warwick, botánica; Ricardo Neville (1428 1471), 16º conde de Warwick, apodado El hacedor de reyes (the kingmaker) de gran influencia durante las guerras… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Warwick — /wawr ik, wor / or, for 4, /wawr wik, wor /, n. 1. Earl of (Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury) ( the Kingmaker ), 1428 71, English military leader and statesman. 2. a town in Warwickshire in central England. 111,700. 3. Warwickshire. 4. a city… …   Universalium

  • Warwick, Earl of — orig. Richard Neville born Nov. 22, 1428 died April 14, 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, Eng. English nobleman influential in the Wars of the Roses. Son of the earl of Salisbury, he became through marriage (1449) the earl of Warwick and acquired vast …   Universalium

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