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FAMOUS BATTLE BARNET 1471

Source:   A late 15th-century depiction of the Battle of Barnet. Edward IV (left) is seen leading a Yorkist charge and killing Warwick the Kingmaker. In reality, Edward did not personally kill Warwick  

Warwick the Kingmaker’s death as depicted in William Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part III. In reality, Warwick died alone surrounded by Yorkist men-at-arms

“THE KING’S EXPERIENCE AND IMPOSING PHYSIQUE MADE HIM AN IMPRESSIVE FOCUS FOR HIS MEN”

1469 Edward IV and his most powerful ally, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, were in opposition. Warwick was largely responsible for placing the Yorkists on the throne, but Edward made himself unpopular by marrying Elizabeth Woodville, whose

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