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Biography of Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford
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.
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).
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.