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Biography of Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford

1464 Battle of Hexham

1469 Execution of Warwick's Supporters


Around 1441 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (10) and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford were married.

South Aisle, Salisbury Cathedral. In 1459 Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 (59) died. He was buried at Salisbury Cathedral. His Son Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (28) succeeded 3rd Baron Hungerford. Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford by marriage Baroness Hungerford. Fluted Period.

Battle of Hexham

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (33) defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (28) at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham.
Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1427-1473 (36), John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (26) and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (36).
Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (49) fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (33) and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 (40) were both captured.
Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (28) was beheaded following the battle. His Brother Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 (25) succeeded 4th Duke Somerset (2C 1448).
On 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (33) was executed at Newcastle on Tyne.
Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer 1424-1464 (40) was executed at Middleham. His Son Henry Wentworth 5th Baron Despencer 1448-1501 (16) succeeded 5th Baron Despencer (5C 1387).

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 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:

Before 1465 Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 was born to Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford.

Execution of Warwick's Supporters

On 17 Jan 1469 Warwick's supporters were executed in Marketplace, Salisbury in the presence of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (26):
Thomas Hungerford -1469 was beheaded. His Daughter Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford 1468-1533 (1) succeeded 4th Baron Hungerford.
Henry Courtenay -1469 was beheaded.

In 1516 Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (51) died.

Thomas Hungerford -1469 was born to Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 and Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford.