Earl of (Richard Neville) 1428-71; Eng. statesman & military leader
after the Earl of Warwick, friend of the founder
city in central R.I., on Narragansett Bay: pop. 86,000
See Warwick in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of east-central Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay south of Providence. Settled in 1643, it is a manufacturing center and a summer resort. Population: 85,900.
English military and political leader who fought for the Yorkists during the Wars of the Roses and secured the throne for Edward IV (1461). He then changed allegiance and restored the Lancastrian Henry VI to the throne (1470). He was killed in the Battle of Barnet, which regained the throne for Edward.