Definition of Richard neville
1. Noun. English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Lexicographical Neighbors of Richard Neville
Literary usage of Richard neville
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"richard neville=2. Alicia. 3. ... earl of Warwick, who married Isabel le Despenser, and richard neville, oarl of Warwick, who married Anne ..."
2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"As premier earl richard neville took precedence of his father, whose lands, too, could not compare in extent with the Beauchamp inheritance, ..."
3. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Paxton Norman (1861)
"... that is to say, to the use of his cousin Richard Aldworth Neville for life, with remainder ATTORNEY to the use of richard neville, eldest son of the ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"1432-1476), archbishop of York and chancellor of England, was the youngest son of richard neville, earl of Salisbury, and brother of richard neville, ..."
5. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1889)
"richard neville of Billing-=T=Annc, dn. of Sir John bear Berks, b. ... Richard-Neville Aldworth afterwards (1702) Aldworth-Ne- ville of Stanlake afsd. only ..."