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[wawr-ik, wor- or for 4, wawr-wik, wor-] /ˈwɔr ɪk, ˈwɒr- or for 4, ˈwɔr wɪk, ˈwɒr-/
Earl of (Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury"the Kingmaker") 1428–71, English military leader and statesman.
a town in Warwickshire in central England.
a city in E Rhode Island. Unabridged
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  • Do you not see that by marrying Warwick's daughter you will attach him firmly to us?

  • There seems to have been a large number of Shakespeares in the town of Warwick.

    Shakespeare's Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes
  • Earl of Warwick—May it please your grace, and you my noble lords, my peers.

  • Warwick town and castle were recorded as belonging to the King.

    Shakespeare's Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes
  • They were charged with assembling in troops in the counties of Warwick and Worcester, breaking into stables and seizing horses.

    What Gunpowder Plot Was Samuel Rawson Gardiner
British Dictionary definitions for Warwick


a town in central England, administrative centre of Warwickshire, on the River Avon: 14th-century castle, with collections of armour and waxworks: the university of Warwick (1965) is in Coventry. Pop: 23 350 (2001)


Earl of, title of Richard Neville, known as the Kingmaker. 1428–71, English statesman. During the Wars of the Roses, he fought first for the Yorkists, securing the throne (1461) for Edward IV, and then for the Lancastrians, restoring Henry VI (1470). He was killed at Barnet by Edward IV
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