Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers
d.25 Jun 1483 Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
m. bet 6 Feb 1435/6 and 23 Mar 1436/7
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Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers KG (c. 1440 – 25 June 1483) was an English nobleman, courtier, and writer. He was one of the leading members of the Woodville family, which came to prominence during the reign of Edward IV of England. After Edward's death he was arrested and then executed by Richard, Duke of Gloucester as part of a power-struggle between Richard and the Woodvilles.