About Edward IV of England
Edward IV of England was the King of England for 22 years in the late fifteenth century.
Edward IV declared himself king in 1461, starting his reign, even though Henry VI was still alive. During this time, the War of the Roses between the Lancaster and York houses was raging, and it continued through Edward IV's reign. The war continued through the first half of the time he was king. Edward IV achieved peace in 1471 after defeating the Lancasters. He reigned until his death in 1483. His son Edward V succeeded him, but Richard III took over not long after.
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Edward IV of England's Popularity
Edward IV of England was a famous King of England, who was born on April 28, 1442. As a person born on this date, Edward IV of England is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (April 28).
People born on April 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Edward IV of England is the 385th most popular Taurus.
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