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Anne Neville, Richard III's queen, was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker").She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster and Queen of England as the consort of King Richard III.
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.
Tomb effigy of Richard Neville (Warwick the Kingmaker) son of Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury and Alice - Montacute heiress. Afterwards Earl of Warwick in right of his wife Anne Beauchamp daughter of Isobel - Despenser heiress - These united Neville/Despenser/Monecute/ Beauchamp fortunes were all lost in the York/ Lancaster tussle for the throne--the Wars of the Roses.
The skull of Richard III, found this year, after an astonishing 528 years underground in an unmarked grave now covered by a parking lot. Killed in battle, he was 32 years old when he died. He was the last Plantagenet king and his death in battle began the Tudor reign.