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1460 Battle of Sandwich

Before 1460 John Bagot 1436-1489 (23) and Isabella Curzon 1436-1480 (23) were married .

Before 1460 Colin Campbell 1st Earl Argyll 1433-1493 (26) and Isabella Stewart Countess Argyll were married . Isabella Stewart Countess Argyll by marriage Countess Argyll .

Before 1460 John Bradbourne 1425-1464 (34) and Ann Vernon were married

Before 1460 Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (39) and Margaret Zouche 1436-1484 (23) were married

In 1460 John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (18) was appointed as Esquire to the Body to Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (23) .

In 1460 Henry Clifford 1416-1460 (44) died .

Around 1460 Lewis Clifford 1460-1497 was born to Alexander Clifford 1429-1494 (30) and Margaret Culpepper 1430-1488 (30) .

Around 1460 John Digby 1460-1533 was born to Everard Digby 1446-1509 (14) .

Battle of Sandwich

In 1460 John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (27) captured Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (55) at Sandwich, Kent . .

Around 1574 George Gower 1540-1596 (34) . Portrait of Charles Somerset 1587-1665 (-13) . Armorial top left quarterly 1&4 with a yellow band top and bottom 2 Unknown Arms 3 his great x 4 grandfather Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 .

In 1460 John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (27) was appointed as High Sheriff Devon .

In 1460 John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (27) was appointed as Lord Chancellor of Ireland .

In 1460 Elizabeth Ferrers 1390-1460 (70) died

Around 1460 Richard Fiennes 1460- was born to William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele 1428-1471 (32)

In 1460 Maurice Berkeley 1397-1460 (63) died

In 1460 John Grey 1st Baron Grey Powis 1460-1497 was born to Richard Grey 3rd Earl Tankerville 1436-1466 (23) and Margaret Tuchet Countess Tankerville 1431-1481 (29)

In 1460 Humphrey Grey 1439- and Eleanor Tuchet 1442- were married (he was her second-cousin once-removed).

In 1460 John Hungerford 1460-1524 was born to Thomas Hungerford 1444-1494 (16) at Down Ampney, Gloucestershire .

In 1460 Thomas Mohun 1460-1518 was born to Thomas Mohun at Tavistock, Devon

Around 1460 Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (3) spent his childhood at Middleham Castle, Middleham, Yorkshire . He was buried at Westminster Abbey

In 1460 Richard Sackville of Buckhurst 1460-1524 was born to Humphrey Sackville -1489 and Catherine Browne 1435-1525 (25) .

Around 1460 Thomas Shirley 1460- was born to John Shirley 1429-1485 (31) and Eleanor Willoughby 1433-1487 (27) at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire

Around 1460 Joyce Stafford 1460- was born to Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (34) and Catherine Fray at Grafton, Worcestershire

In 1460 George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 was born to Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (25) and Eleanor Neville Baroness Stanley 1447-1471 (13) at Knowsley, Lancashire

Around 1460 John Stanley -1460 died from a wooden real tennis ball hitting his jugular vein, or his temple.

In 1460 Joan Strange 9th Baroness Strange Knockin, 5th Baroness Mohun Dunster 1460-1514 was born to John Strange 8th Baron Strange Knockin, 4th Baron Mohun Dunster 1443-1479 (16) and Jacquetta Woodville Baroness Strange Knockin, Baroness Mohun Dunster

In 1460 Oliver Dudley 1437-1469 (23) and Katherine Neville 1443-1517 (16) were married

Around 1460 Margaret Talbot 1460- was born to John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (42) and Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford 1424-1473 (36)

Around 1460 Robert Cheney 1460-1494 was born to John Cheney 1415-1467 (45) at Waltham Abbey, Waltham, Essex

In 1460 Isabella Tresham 1460- was born to Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (40) and Margaret Zouche 1436-1484 (24)

Around 1460 Roger Wentworth 1460-1528 was born to Henry Wentworth 1429-1483 (31) and Elizabeth Howard 1421-1483 (42) at Gosfield, Essex .

In 1460 Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 was born illegitimately to Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (23) and Joan Hill 1412-1493 (48) .

In 1460 Laurence Cornwall 1460- was born to Thomas Cornwall 1440-1479 (20) at Terling, Essex

In 1460 Elizabeth Percy Baroness Scrope Bolton 1460-1512 was born to Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (38) and Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 (38)

In 1460 Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (29) built at Old Hall, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire .

In 1460 John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1429-1495 (30) and Margaret Montgomerie Countess Lennox were married

Around 1460 Nicholas Vaux 1st Baron Vaux Harrowden 1460-1523 was born to William Vaux of Harrowden 1436-1471 (24)

Around 1460 David Cecil 1460-1540 was born to Richard Cecil -1508

In 1460 John Arden 1460-1526 was born to Walter Arden 1435-1502 (25) in Park Hall, Warwickshire .

In 1460 Thomas "The Alchemist" Ashton 1397-1460 (63) died at Ashton under Lyme, Lancashire

Around 1460 Alice Brugge 1460- was born to Thomas Brugge 5th Baron Chandos 1427-1493 (33) and Florence Darell Baroness Chandos .

In 1460 Lewis Bagot 1460-1534 was born to John Bagot 1436-1489 (24) and Isabella Curzon 1436-1480 (24) .

Around 1460 Henry Beaumont 1435-1471 (25) and Eleanor Dudley 1439-1513 (21) were married at Dudley Castle, Dudley, Staffordshire

Around 1460 John Brydges Lord Mayor 1460-1530 was born

In 1460 John Cage 1460- was born in Pakenham, Suffolk .

In 1460 Thomas Brugge 5th Baron Chandos 1427-1493 (33) was appointed as Knight of the Shire: Gloucestershire .

In 1460 Louis Valois 1458-1460 (1) died

In 1460 Louise Valois 1460-1460 was born to Louis "Father of the People" XI King France 1423-1483 (36) and Charlotte Savoy Queen Consort France 1441-1483 (18)

In 1460 Louise Valois 1460-1460 died

Around 1460 Jane Carew 1460-1495 was born to Nicholas Carew 1445-1470 (15) and Margery Dinham 1436-1507 (24) at Clovelly, Devon

In 1460 William Cotton 1460-1521 was born to William Cotton 1426-1461 (34) .

In 1460 William Daubeney 1424-1460 (36) died .

Around 1460 William Fitzwilliam 1460-1534 was born in Gaynes Park Hall, Theydon Garnon, Essex .

Around 1460 John Fortescue 1460-1503 was born to Martin Fortescue -1472 and Elizabeth Denzell

Around 1460 Thomas Frowyk 1460-1506 was born at Gunnersbury, Middlesex

Around 1460 Catherine Grailly 1460-1493 was born to Gaston Grailly IV Count Foix 1422-1472 (37) and Eleanor Trastámara Queen Consort Navarre 1426-1479 (33)

In 1460 Helene Habsburg 1460-1462 was born to Frederick "Peaceful or Fat" Habsburg III Holy Roman Emperor 1415-1493 (44) and Eleanor Aviz Holy Roman Empress 1434-1467 (25)

In 1460 William Kempe 1436-1460 (24) died

Around 1460 Nicholas St Lawrence 4th Baron Howth 1460-1526 was born to Robert St Lawrence 3rd Baron Howth 1435-1487 (25) and Alice White

In 1460 John Marshall 1411-1460 (49) died

In 1460 John Metz -1460 died

Around 1460 Hugh Montgomerie 1st Earl Eglinton 1460-1545 was born to Alexander Montgomerie 2nd Lord Montgomerie and Catherine Kennedy Lady Montgomerie

In 1460 John de Moravia Sutherland 7th Earl Sutherland -1460 died . His son John de Moravia Sutherland 8th Earl Sutherland -1508 succeeded as 8th Earl Sutherland .

In 1460 Henry Wyatt 1460-1537 was born

Around 1460 Thomas Bradbury 1460-1510 was born

In 1460 Thomas Heveningham 1460-1499 was born to John Heveningham 1437-1499 (23)

Around 1460 Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Saye and Sele, Baroness De La Warr, Baroness West 1460-1502 was born to Hugh Mortimer 1429-1460 (31) and Eleanor Cornwall 1428-1519 (32)

Around 1460 John Pole 1460- was born to John Pole 1439- at Wingfield, Suffolk

Around 1460 William Smyth Bishop Lincoln 1460-1514 was born to Robert Smyth of Peel Hall at Farnworth, Widnes, Lancashire

Around 1460 Alice Southill 1460-1490 was born to Henry Southill 1448- at Everingham, East Riding, Yorkshire .

In 1460 Robert Thornton 1392-1460 (68) died

Around 1460 Isabel Worsley 1460-1527 was born to Otewell Worsley 1410-1470 at Worsley Hall, Worsley, Lancashire

Around 1460 John Stanley -1460 was buried at St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire .His monument shows him pointing to his right temple where he was struck by a wooden tennis ball that killed him; he is holding the ball in his left-hand.

Around 1460 John Stanley -1460 was buried at St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire .His monument shows him pointing to his right temple where he was struck by a wooden tennis ball that killed him; he is holding the ball in his left-hand.

Around 1460 John Stanley -1460 was buried at St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire .His monument shows him pointing to his right temple where he was struck by a wooden tennis ball that killed him; he is holding the ball in his left-hand.

Around 1460 Thomas Alleyne 1460-1523 was born to Thomas Alleyne of Outwell 1430-1483 (30) .

Around 1460 George Alleyne of Chartley Manor 1460-1538 was born to Thomas Alleyne of Outwell 1430-1483 (30) .

In 1460 Ralph Pole 1412-1460 (48) died

Around 1460 George Sandys 1460-1513 was born to William Sandys 1435-1515 (25)

Around 1460 Thomas Savile 1460-1506 was born to John Savile 1407-1482 (53) and Alice Gascoigne 1415-1482 (44)

Around 1460 Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 was born .

Around 1490 . Possibly Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (30) . Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (38) .

Around 1492 . Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (32) . Portrait of Catherine of Aragon (6) .

Around 1498 . Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (38) . Portrait of Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile 1479-1555 (19) .

Around 1502 . Possibly Juan de Flandes 1440-1519 (42) . Portrait of Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504 (50) .

In 1460 Benedicta Bradbourne 1460- was born to John Bradbourne 1425-1464 (35) and Ann Vernon

In 1460 John Curzon 1460-1512 was born to Thomas Curzon 1422-1485 (38)

1460 William Keith 4th of Inverugie 1460-1521 was born to Gibert Keith of Inverugie 1456-1490 (4) .

Around 1460 Henry Vavasour 1460-1515 was born to Henry Vavasour 1421-1499 (39) and Joan Gascoigne 1428-1462 (32)

After 1460 Marion Stewart 1460- was born to John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1429-1495 (30) and Margaret Montgomerie Countess Lennox

Jan 1460

11 Jan 1460

On 11 Jan 1460 John Latimer 1385-1460 (75) died .

18 Jan 1460

On 18 Jan 1460 John Foix Earl Kendal 1410-1485 (50) was released after promising to pay 23,850 écus.

Feb 1460

29 Feb 1460

On 29 Feb 1460 Ernest Wittelsbach 1438-1460 (21) died . His brother Sigismund Wittelsbach Duke Bavaria 1439-1501 (21) succeeded as Duke Bavaria .

On 29 Feb 1460 Albert Wittelsbach Duke Bavaria 1401-1460 (58) died at Munich .

On 29 Feb 1460 Albert Wittelsbach III Duke Bavaria 1401-1460 (58) died . His son John Wittelsbach IV Duke Bavaria 1437-1463 (22) succeeded as IV Duke Bavaria .

Mar 1460

25 Mar 1460

Before 25 Mar 1460 John Kennedy 2nd Lord Kennedy 1454-1508 (5) and Elizabeth Montgomerie were married .

May 1460

08 May 1460

On 08 May 1460 Frederick Hohenzollern I Margrave Brandenburg-Ansbach 1460-1536 was born to Albert "Achilles" Hohenzollern Elector Brandenburg 1414-1486 (45)

13 May 1460

On 13 May 1460 Margaret Molyneux 1416-1460 (44) died at Bradley, Lancashire

Jul 1460

On Jul 1460 John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (29) was released at Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire

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 Jul 1460 Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (29) was released at Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire

On Jul 1460 James Harrington 1430-1485 (30) was released at Chester Castle, Chester, Cheshire

10 Jul 1460

Battle of Northampton 1460

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) , George Neville Archbishop York 1432-1476 (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at the Battle of Northampton 1460 .
Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (38) was captured.
Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) was killed . His grandson Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (5) succeeded as 2nd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) , 7th Earl Stafford (1C 1351) , 8th Baron Stafford (1C 1299) .
John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (42) was killed . His son John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (11) succeeded as 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442) , 3rd Earl Waterford , 8th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295) , 12th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309) , 9th Baron Talbot (1C 1331)
Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (37) was killed .
John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (50) was killed . His son William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Beaumont .
Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (40) fought.
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and William Norreys 1441-1507 (19) were knighted.
Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460 was executed following the battle.

29 Jul 1460

On 29 Jul 1460 Thomas Browne Lord Treasurer Lord Chancellor 1402-1460 (58) was beheaded at Tyburn, Middlesex

After 29 Jul 1460 Thomas Vaughan Master 1410-1483 (50) and Eleanor Fitzalan were married

Aug 1460

03 Aug 1460

On 03 Aug 1460 James II King Scotland 1430-1460 (29) died at Roxburgh Castle . James II King Scotland 1430-1460 (29) was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood. His son James III King Scotland 1451-1488 (9) succeeded as III King Scotland: Stewart .

Battle of Roxburgh

On 03 Aug 1460 William Douglas 3rd Lord Drumlanrig 1440-1464 (20) fought at Roxburgh Castle, Roxburgh during the Battle of Roxburgh .

Sep 1460

Around Sep 1460 John Carew 1460-1520 was born to Alexander Carew 1439-1492 (21) in Antony, Cornwall

29 Sep 1460

On 29 Sep 1460 Louis II de la Tremoille 1460-1525 was born to Louis I de la Tremoille 1431-1483 (29)

30 Sep 1460

On 30 Sep 1460 James Forbes 1424-1460 (36) died

Oct 1460

12 Oct 1460

On 12 Oct 1460 Richard Aske 1420-1460 (40) died .

Nov 1460

13 Nov 1460

On 13 Nov 1460 Henry "The Navigator" Aviz 1394-1460 (66) died .

On 13 Nov 1460 Henry Aviz 1394-1460 (66) died .

26 Nov 1460

On 26 Nov 1460 John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518 was appointed Receiver of the Duchy of Lancaster for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

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

Dec 1460

10 Dec 1460

On 10 Dec 1460 William Vaux 1405-1460 (55) died .

30 Dec 1460

On 30 Dec 1460 Hugh Mortimer 1429-1460 (31) died .

Battle of Wakefield

On 30 Dec 1460 the Lancastrian army took their revenge for the defeats of the First Battle of St Albans and the Battle of Northampton during the Battle of Wakefield at Sandal Castle, Wakefield, Yorkshire . The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30) and Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (39) , and included John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (25) and William Gascoigne 1430-1463 (30) , both knighted, and James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40) , John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (25) , John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1410-1461 (50) , Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 (33) and Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (20) .
The Yorkist army was heavily defeated.
Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (49) was killed . His son Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) succeeded as 4th Duke York (1C 1385) , 9th Earl Ulster , 3rd Earl Cambridge (3C 1414) .
Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (29) , Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (60) , William Bonville 6th Baron Harington 1442-1460 (18) and Edward Bourchier -1460 were killed .Following the battle Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (60) was beheaded by Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460 . William Bonville 1420-1460 (40) was executed . Thomas Parr 1407-1464 (53) fought in the Yorkist army.
Following the battle Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 (17) was executed by John "Butcher" Clifford (25) by which he gained his sobriquet "Butcher".

After 30 Dec 1460 Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 was buried at Pontefract Priory, Pontefract, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire .