Richard Neville

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Richard Neville English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
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Usage

In literature:

Richard Neville never lies nor conceals; but I am speaking to a kinsman, am I not?
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VI." by Various
Neville, Richard, kingmaker, i, 302.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
The great northern families of Neville and Percy being at variance owing to the quarrels of Richard II.
"Ballads of Scottish Tradition and Romance" by Various
One of the wives was Cecily Neville, sister of Richard, Earl of Warwick, the King-maker.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Richard has not got Neville's brains.
"Our Bessie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
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In news:

Co-produced by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and Blue Note president Don Was, the as-yet-untitled album consists of classic songs from the doo-wop era chosen by Neville.
For his latest album, Aaron Neville, left, drew on the guidance of producer Don Was, center, and fellow doo-wop fan Keith Richards.
Ode for St Cecilia's Day: From harmony, from heav'nly harmony 7:18 George Frideric Handel Ludus Baroque Richard Neville-Towle Buy Now.
For his latest album, Aaron Neville, left, drew on the guidance of producer Don Was, center, and fellow doo- wop fan Keith Richards.
Co-produced by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and Blue Note president Don Was, the as-yet-untitled album consists of classic songs from the doo- wop era chosen by Neville.
For his latest album, Aaron Neville, left, drew on the guidance of producer Don Was, center, and fellow doo -wop fan Keith Richards.
Richard Knight, Jr and Peter Neville directed this variation on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
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