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Biography of John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513

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1462 Vere Plot to Murder Edward IV

1471 Battle of Barnet

1485 Coronation of Henry VII

1485 Battle of Bosworth

1486 Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales

1487 Battle of Stoke Field

1499 Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

On 08 Sep 1442 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 was born to John Vere 12th Earl Oxford 1408-1462 (34) and Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford 1410-1475 (32)

Vere Plot to Murder Edward IV

Before 20 Feb 1462 John Vere 12th Earl Oxford 1408-1462 (53) , his son Aubrey Vere -1462 and Thomas Tuddenham 1401-1462 (60) were arrested for treason against King Edward IV (19) .They were subsequently tried by John "Butcher of England" Tiptoft 1st Earl Worcester 1427-1470 (34) .
On 20 Feb 1462 Aubrey Vere -1462 was executed at Tower Hill .
On 23 Feb 1462 William Tyrrell 1408-1462 (54) , John Montgomery -1462 and Thomas Tuddenham 1401-1462 (60) were beheaded at Tower Hill .
On 26 Feb 1462 John Vere 12th Earl Oxford 1408-1462 (53) was hanged at Tower Hill . His son John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (19) succeeded as 13th Earl Oxford (2C 1141) .

On 26 May 1465 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (22) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

In 1468 Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (48) was imprisoned for having taken part in the plots of John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (25) at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

Battle of Barnet

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV (28) commanded at the Battle of Barnet supported by hos brothers George (21) and Richard (18) , John Babington 1423-1485 (48) , Wiliam Hastings (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings -1495 , William Norreys 1441-1507 (30) , William Parr KG 1434-1483 (37) , John Savage 1422-1495 (49) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) and Thomas Strickland -1494 .
The Yorkists William Blount -1471 , Humphrey Bourchier 1431-1471 (40) , Humphrey Bourchier 1435-1471 (36) and Thomas Parr -1471 were killed . Henry Stafford 1425-1471 (46) was killed making his wife Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (27) a widow for the second time.
The Lancastrians Warwick the Kingmaker (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (40) and William Tyrrell -1471 were killed .
William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele 1428-1471 (43) was killed . His son Henry Fiennes 3rd Baron Saye and Sele 1446-1476 (25) succeeded as 3rd Baron Saye and Sele . Anne Harcourt Baroness Saye and Sele by marriage Baroness Saye and Sele .
Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford 1425-1471 (46) and John Paston 1444-1504 (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (28) commanded, and John Paston 1442-1479 (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (33) fought..
Robert Harleston 1435-1471 (36) was killed .
Thomas Hen Salusbury 1409-1471 (62) was killed .

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) . Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535 (40) . Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window.She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets . On 29 Mar 2019 , St John's College, Cambridge , which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

On 25 Dec 1475 Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford 1410-1475 (65) died at Stratford, Middlesex

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (32) was killed during the Battle of Bosworth . His second-cousin once-removed Henry Tudor (28) succeeded as VII King England and Ireland: Tudor .
Those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (34)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29) was killed
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55) was killed
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60) was killed . His son Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) succeeded as 13th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 14th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) . Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 (40) by marriage Baroness Mowbray (1C 1283) , Baron Segrave (1C 1295) .
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) was killed
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 ,
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1492 commanded,
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.
Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (47)
John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (74)
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (17)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59)
Richard Fitzhugh 6th Baron Fitzhugh 1457-1487 (28)
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (48)
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493 (26)
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496 (50)
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (68)
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499 (29)
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23)
Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (59)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (17)
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (29) fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 (26) was captured.
John Babington 1423-1485 (62) , William Alington 1420-1485 (65) , Robert Mortimer 1442-1485 (43) , Robert Brackenbury -1485 , Richard Ratclyffe 1430-1485 (55) and Richard Bagot 1412-1485 (73) were killed .

Coronation of Henry VII

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey . Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox (37) , almoner Christopher Urswick (37) , the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms (-2) . Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59) . Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53) , created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (43) .

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (67) at Westminster Abbey . Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (42) , his mother, attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (24) attended as the Kings' Champion.
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) carried the King's train.

Around 1486 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) was appointed 228th Knight Garter: Henry VII

Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was christened at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire . Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (71) held held the child.
His godparents included Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (51) , William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (68) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (36) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (49) and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 (17) .
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (33) was present.

Battle of Stoke Field

On 16 Jun 1487 a Lancastrian army defeated a Yorkist army at the Battle of Stoke Field ; considered by many to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Lancastrian army of Henry Tudor comprised:
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (55)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (19)
Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (36)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (45)
John Mordaunt 1455-1504 (31)
Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530 (19)
William Norreys 1441-1507 (46)
Edward Norreys 1464-1487 (23) wounded
John Paston 1444-1504 (43)
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (27)
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (8) , knighted.
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (40) .
The Yorksists John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (25) ,Thomas Fitzgerald 1458-1487 (29) and Martin Schwartz -1487 were killed . Lambert Simnel 1477- fought and was captured. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (31) fought and escaped.

Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

On 21 Nov 1499 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (57) presided at Westminster Hall, Westminster Palace, Westminster during the Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

On 14 Jan 1507 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (64) and Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford -1537 were married . Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford -1537 by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141) .

On 10 Mar 1513 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (70) died at Hedingham Castle, Essex . He was buried at Colne Priory, Essex . His nephew John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (13) succeeded as 14th Earl Oxford (2C 1141) .

In 1537 Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford -1537 died

Katherine Vere was born to John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513

John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 and Margaret Neville Countess Oxford were married . Margaret Neville Countess Oxford by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141) .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Vere

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks 778-840

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

Ancestry

Father: John Vere 12th Earl Oxford 1408-1462 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 10th Earl Oxford 1338-1400 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360


Great x 3 GrandFather: Alphonse Vere


Great x 3 GrandMother: Jane Foliot -1312


Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford 1310-1366 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Alice Fitzwalter Countess Oxford -1401 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Fitzwalter 3rd Baron Fitzwalter 1315-1361 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Fitzwalter 2nd Baron Fitzwalter 1300-1328 Great x 2 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Percy Baroness Fitzwalter 1336-1361 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 Great x 5 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford


Mother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford 1410-1475 Great x 5 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


GrandFather: John Howard 1380-1410 Great x 4 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great GrandFather: John Howard 1366-1437 Great x 3 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Howard 1331-1389 Great x 2 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Howard 1276-1331


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Cornwall Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Scales Great x 7 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Scales 3rd Baron Scales -1369 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Ufford Baroness Scales 1317-


Great GrandMother: Margaret Unknown


Great x 2 GrandFather: John 5th Lord Plaiz Unknown


GrandMother: Joan Walton 1393-1424


Great GrandFather: John Walton 1372-1391