Biography of George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492

1471 Battle of Tewkesbury

1483 Funeral of Edward IV


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

In 1436 [his father] Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 (22) and [his mother] Elizabeth Beauchamp Baroness Bergavenny 1415-1448 (20) were married (he was her second-cousin once-removed).

Around 1440 George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 was born to [his father] Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 (26) and [his mother] Elizabeth Beauchamp Baroness Bergavenny 1415-1448 (24) at Raby.

On 18 Jun 1448 [his mother] Elizabeth Beauchamp Baroness Bergavenny 1415-1448 (32) died.

Around Sep 1448 [his father] Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 (34) and Katherine Howard Baroness Bergavenny 1414-1478 (34) were married.

Around 1469 [his son] George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny 1469-1535 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (29) and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny.

In 1471 [his son] Edward Neville 1471-1538 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31) and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales.

Before 01 May 1471 George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny were married.

Battle of Tewkesbury

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury.
His brother Richard (18), Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503 (36), John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (46), George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31), John Savage 1422-1495 (49), John Savage 1444-1492, 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) fought. William Brandon 1425-1491 (46), George Browne 1440-1483 (31), Ralph Hastings -1495, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (38), James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (16), Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (38) were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) commanded.
Margaret of Anjou (41) was captured. Her son Edward of Westinster Prince Wales 1453-1471 (17) was killed. He was the last of the Lancastrian line excluding the illegitmate Charles Somerset 1st Earl Worcester 1460-1526 (11) whose line continues to the present.
John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (36), John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471, Humphrey Tuchet 1434-1471 and John Beaufort 1441-1471 were killed.
Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 and Hugh Courtenay 1427-1471 were captured.
William Vaux of Harrowden 1436-1471 (35) was killed.

On 09 May 1471 George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31) was knighted by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (29).

Around 1475 [his son] Thomas Neville 1475-1542 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (35) and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South-East Wales.

On 18 Oct 1476 [his father] Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 (62) died. His son George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (36) succeeded 4th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392). [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny by marriage Baroness Bergavenny (1C 1392).

Funeral of Edward IV

On 17 Apr 1483 the coffin of Edward IV was carried to Westminster Abbey by Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle 1462-1524 (21), John Savage 1444-1492, Thomas Wortley 1433-1514 (50), Thomas Molyneux 1445-1483 (38), probably John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498 (33) who had married Edward's daughter Cecily), John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (41), Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (18), Guy Wolston 1433-1490 (50), John Sapcote 1448-1501 (35), Thomas Tyrrell 1453-1512 (30), John Risley, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (15), John Norreys, Louis de Bretelles and John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch 1294-1314.
Those in the procession included:
Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (43), widow of Edward's sister Anne
William Parr KG 1434-1483
John Astley 1373-1488
William Stonor 1450-1494 (33)
Henry Ferrers 1443-1500 (40)
James Radclyffe 1440-1484 (43)
George Browne 1440-1483 (43)
Gilbert Debenham
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) walked in front of the coffin with Edward's personal arms.
John Marlow Abbot Bermondsey followed by:
Thomas Kempe Bishop of London 1390-1489 (93)
John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield 1400- (83) (Bishop of Chester?)
Robert Stillington Bishop of Bath and Wells 1420-1491 (63)
Edward Story Bishop of Chichester -1503
Richard Bell Bishop Carlisle -1496
James Goldwell Bishop of Norwich -1499
William Dudley Bishop of Durham 1425-1483 (58)
John Russell Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of Lincoln -1494
Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) (as Bishop of Ely)
Edmund Tuchet Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of Hereford, Bishop of Salisbury 1443-1524 (40) (as Bishop of Rochester)
Peter Courtenay Bishop of Exeter, Bishop of Winchester -1492, and
Lionel Woodville Bishop of Salisbury 1447-1484 (36)
Thomas Rotherham Archbishop of York 1423-1500 (59) brought up the rear.
Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65), then Archbishop of Canterbury, took no part due to infirmity.
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) ; the King's nephew,
William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52)
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28)
William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 (32) (some sources say Earl of Huntingindon?)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (57)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48)
Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1415-1483 (68)
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (82)
George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (43)
John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (57)
Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485
Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle 1432-1492 (51)
Henry Lovell 9th Baron Marshal, 8th Baron Morley 1476-1489 (7)
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (30)
John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham 1447-1512 (35)
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50)
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (45)
Thomas Bourchier -1492
Thomas Bourchier -1533.

Before 1485 [his son] Richard Neville 1484-1515 was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny.

On 20 Sep 1492 George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (52) died. His son [his son] George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny 1469-1535 (23) succeeded 5th Baron Bergavenny (1C 1392).

[his son] John Neville was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny.

[his son] William Neville was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny.

[his daughter] Elizabeth Neville was born to George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 and [his wife] Margaret Fenne Baroness Bergavenny.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Neville

Maternal Family Tree: María González Henestrosa Lady Villagera -1356

Descendants Family Trees:

King Edward III England

John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of King Edward III England

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

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edward Neville 3rd Baron Bergavenny 1413-1476 Great Grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 4 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367 4 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Neville 1237-1271

Great x 3 GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby 1267-1329 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth 1240-1310

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Zouche Baroness Warkworth 1251-1329 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley 1267-1347 2 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: James Audley 1225-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Ela Longespée 1224-1299 Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isolde le Rous 1269-1328

Great x 4 GrandFather: Roger le Rous 1237-1294

Great GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby 5 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe -1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy 1284-1328 4 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 3 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel -1292 6 x Great Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 2 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 6 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Roger Clifford 1243-1282

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabella Vipont 1254-1292 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Clare 1245-1287 4 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald 1266-1300 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: King Edward III England Son of King Edward II of England

Great x 3 GrandFather: King Edward II of England Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314 3 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 5 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 4 x Great Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304 3 x Great Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 4 GrandMother: Philippa Luxemburg Count Hainault, Count Holland 1252-1311 5 x Great Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325 3 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois 1273-1299 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 2 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Mother: Elizabeth Beauchamp Baroness Bergavenny 1415-1448 2 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 1st Earl Worcester 1396-1422 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny 1343-1411 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 6 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1325 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ralph Tosny 1255-1295 4 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369 4 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 3 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304 2 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes 1269- 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Piers Geneville

Great x 4 GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan 1260-1323 6 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Baroness Bergavenny 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel 1346-1397 2 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 4 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl of Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1350-1385 Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322

Great x 4 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland 1282-1316 Daughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 3 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

GrandMother: Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester 1400-1439 Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester 1373-1400 3 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375 2 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1310-1342 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 5 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer 1292-1337 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Ferrers 1299- 6 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325 5 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby 1282-1318

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare 1342-1402 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh 1287-1355

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh 1306-1360 4 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Cecily Weyland Baroness Burghesh

Great GrandMother: Constance York Countess Gloucester 1374-1416 Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402 Son of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: King Edward III England Son of King Edward II of England

Great x 4 GrandFather: King Edward II of England Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 5 x Great Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 4 x Great Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342 4 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York 1355-1392 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile 1311-1350 4 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Constanza Manuel Queen Consort Castile

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maria Padilla 1344-1361

Great x 4 GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera -1350

Great x 4 GrandMother: María González Henestrosa Lady Villagera -1356