Sir George Neville, Knight, 2nd & 4th Baron Bergavenny

Male 1440 - 1492  (52 years)


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  • Name George Neville 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight, 2nd & 4th Baron Bergavenny 
    Born 1435-1440  Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Sep 1492  (Norfolkshire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I37653  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2016 

    Father Sir Edward Neville, 3rd Baron of Abergavenny,   b. 1414, Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1476, (Raby-Keverstone Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Lady Elizabeth Beauchamp, Countess of Worcester,   b. 16 Sep 1415, Hanley Castle, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1448  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 1433-1434  Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F13829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Fiennes,   b. 1444, Norfolkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1485, Scoulton, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married (Norfolkshire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Neville,   b. 1468, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1510, Beverston Castle, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Sir George Neville, KG, KB, 5th Baron Bergavenny,   b. ~1469, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1535, Birling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     3. Sir Thomas Neville,   b. ~1484, (Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1542  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F13953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1435-1440 - Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1492 - (Norfolkshire) England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • George Neville was the son of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny and Elizabeth Beauchamp. He was knighted by Edward IV on 9 May 1471,[1] after fighting for the King at the Battle of Tewkesbury. He succeeded his father in 1476.

      Marriages and issue

      Neville married firstly, before 1 May 1471, Margaret Fenne (d. 28 September 1485), the daughter and heiress of Hugh Fenne, Treasurer of the Household to King Henry VI, Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk and Eleanor Fiennes, by whom he had six sons and a daughter:[2][3]

      George Neville, 5th Baron Bergavenny (c.1469c.1535).[3]
      John Neville.[4]
      William Neville.[4]
      Sir Edward Neville (14711538), who married, before 6 April 1529, Eleanor (nee Windsor), widow of Ralph Scrope, 9th Baron Scrope (d. 17 September 1515), and daughter of Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor.[3] He was the ancestor of George Washington through his granddaughter Catherine.[5]
      Sir Thomas Neville (c.14841542), Speaker of the House of Commons, who married firstly Katherine Dacre, and secondly Elizabeth Bryce.[6]
      Sir Richard Neville[6] (bef. 1485 c.1515).
      Elizabeth Neville, who married firstly Thomas Berkeley, esquire, of Avon, Hampshire, and secondly Richard Covert, esquire, of Slaugham, Sussex.[6]
      He married secondly a wife named Elizabeth whose surname is unknown. She was the widow successively of Richard Naylor, Sir Robert Bassett, and John Stokker. There were no issue of his second marriage.[2][3]

      Bergavenny was a captain in the English forces at Calais in 1490, and died in 1492.[1] [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S51855] http://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Berkeley-368/9.

    2. [S5091] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Nevill,_4th_Baron_Bergavenny.

    3. [S51444] http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/getperson.php?personID=I7867&tree=00.

    4. [S6522] Elizabeth Beauchamp, Countess of Worcester (1415-1448) Pedigree-Ahnentafel, http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/pedigree.p.

    5. [S7818] "Isabel le Despenser, Countess of Worcester (1400-1439)", biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabel_le_Despenser,_.