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Noun: Richard Neville
  1. 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)
    - Warwick, Earl of Warwick, Kingmaker

Type of: national leader, statesman, statesperson

Encyclopedia: Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC