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Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III

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Lady Anne Neville (11 June 1456 – 16 March 1485) was the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"). She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster, son of the Lancastrian King Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou, and then Queen of England as the wife of the Yorkist King Richard III.

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Hello, I'm Emma.This blog is dedicated to my obsession for period costume dramas. You can also find...

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There seems to be such a story here... I imagine the king and queen falling in love after being arranged to marry.

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The Hollow Crown - Richard III part - Anne Neville

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Anne Neville by Amy Licence

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Who Were the Queens of England from the Houses of York and Lancaster?

Anne Neville (1456 - 1485). Wife of Richard III. Queen from 1483 - 1485. Richard was said to be very in love with her. When he wanted to marry her, her sister, who was married to Richard's older brother, dressed Anne like a servant girl and forced her to work in the kitchen. Richard found her and ran away with her. They had one son, Edward of Middleham.

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Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

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Anne Neville by Amy Licence Published to coincide with major 10-part BBC drama THE WHITE QUEEN adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s 3 bestselling historical novels (The White Queen [Elizabeth Woodville], The Red Queen [Margaret Beaufort] and The Kingmaker's Daughter [Anne Neville]) due to begin broadcasting in May 2013 in the primetime 9pm BBC1 Sunday evening slot. This will generate huge interest in these forgotten queens of England.

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Stained glass window at Cardiff Castle with the images of King Richard III and Queen Anne Neville (Not Tudor time, but Tudor related).

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