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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
King-maker.
 
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick; so called because, when he sided with Henry VI., Henry was king; but when he sided with Edward IV., Henry was deposed and Edward was king. He was killed at the battle of Barnet. (1420–1471.)   1
 


 King Log.King Mob. 

 
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