Richard Neville, th Earl of Warwick Richard Neville, th Earl of Warwick Richard Neville, th Earl of Warwick jure uxoris , th Earl of Salisbury, KG November April , known as Warwick the Kingmaker, was an English nobleman, administrator, and military commander The eldest Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, Warwick the Kingmaker Richard Neville, th earl of Warwick English noble Richard Neville, th earl of Warwick, also called th earl of Salisbury, byname the Kingmaker, born November , died April , , Barnet, Hertfordshire, England , English nobleman called, since the th century, the Kingmaker, in reference to his role as arbiter of royal power during the first half of the Wars of the Roses Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, The Kingmaker Facts About Richard Neville Warwick the Kingmaker Warwick the Kingmaker was a fifteenth century celebrity a military hero, self publicist and populist For the two middle decades of that century he was the arbiter of English politics, not hesitating to set up and put down kings having seized the crown for the Yorkist king Edward IV in , he later restored to power the deposed Lancastrian monarch Henry VI. Who Was Richard Neville the Kingmaker and What Was His And at the centre of this struggle for power was Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick the man who would come to be known as the Kingmaker Having seized the crown for the Yorkist king Edward IV in , he later restored to power the deposed Lancastrian monarch Henry VI. Warwick the Kingmaker History Today Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, called the Kingmaker, has a famous name in history, but only a name There are few men in England s past so well known by repute and so little known in character. Richard Neville Earl of Warwick, The Kingmaker Philippa Richard Neville Earl of Warwick, The Kingmaker The Nevilles were an ancient, noble family from Durham in the north of England Richard Neville married Anne Beauchamp and through her secured the earldom of Salisbury and a substantial fortune. Famous Men of the Middle Ages Warwick The Kingmaker THE earl of Warwick, known as the kingmaker, was the most famous man in England for many years after the death of Henry V He lived in a great castle with two towers higher than most church spires It is one of the handsomest dwellings in the world and is visited every year by thousands of people The kingmaker had a guard of six hundred men.