Why did Warwick turn against turn against Edward IV in 1468-9?

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Why did Warwick turn against turn against Edward IV in 1468-9?

- By the end 1466, the Woodville family had secured seven advantageuous marriages which limited the oppurtunities for Nevilles to make prestigious alliances.

-In march 1468 a marriage treaty was agreed between Margret, Edward's sister and the new Duke of Burgundy, Duke of Charles. This contrasted with Warwick's pro-French foreign policy.

- Other leading nobles seemed to be gaining influence at court, undermining the dominance of the Neville.

- Edward had…

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