307. "You know, having a portrait done is not as difficult as you insist," said the painter as she stared at him. She shook her head slightly, still refusing to sit up. "Can't you paint me like this?" she asked. "That wouldn't be the most appropriate position, Miss Amelia," he replied, sighing. "It's not your decision," she pointed out, and positioned her arms on the velvet throw beneath her. #307. Anne Neville
Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.
Who Were the Queens of England from the Houses of York and Lancaster?
Anne Neville, wife of Richard III. The source for this engraving is Biographical Sketches of the Queens of Great Britain, from the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Victoria, or Royal Book of Beauty, edited by Mary Howitt, Henry G Bohn, London, 1851.
Lady Anne Neville, Queen Consort of Richard III (1456-1485). The young widow was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster. Her only son with Richard III died young and she herself died at the age of 28. She is the last Plantagenet queen.