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William  Neville, 1st Earl of Kent, KG

William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent, KG

Male 1405 - 1463  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name William Neville 
    Yorkist
    Yorkist
    Arms of Neville
    Arms of Neville
    KG Arms of William Neville, Lord Fauconberg
    KG Arms of William Neville, Lord Fauconberg
    Suffix 1st Earl of Kent, KG 
    Born ca. 1405 
    Gender Male 
    Military 10 Jul 1460  Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Battle of Northampton (Yorkist victory) 
    Title 1st Earl of Kent and jure uxoris 6th Baron Fauconberg 
    Died 9 Jan 1463 
    Person ID I12806  Dickinson
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2015 

    Father Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, 4th Baron Neville de Raby, Earl Marshal, KG, PC,   b. ca. 1364, Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1425  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joan Beaufort, Countess Westmorland,   b. ca. 1379, Château de Beaufort, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1440, Howden, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married ca. 1396  Château de Beaufort, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Northampton (Yorkist victory) - 10 Jul 1460 - Northampton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Order of the Garter
    Order of the Garter
    "The Order of the Garter is the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry and was founded by Edward III in 1348." The official website of the British Monarchy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 168-170.