Warwick Castle played a key role in the life of Edward IV and his brother Richard III. This was the power base of Richard Neville, the kingmaker, who had helped place Edward on the throne, and then turned against him.
The Murder of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, by Lord Clifford. He died at the age of seventeen after the Battle of Wakefield December during the Wars of the Roses. He had fought in the battle at the side of his father, Richard, Duke of York.