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John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford

John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford[1, 2]

Male 1408 - 1462  (53 years)

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  • Name John de Vere 
    Suffix 12th Earl of Oxford 
    Born 23 Apr 1408  Castle Hedingham, Braintee, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Feb 1462  Tower Hill, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Executed for treason against Edward IV. He "had been notable for his neutrality in all the armed conflicts to date." [3]
    • "Oxford's sufferings were intense: he was disembowelled, then castrated, and finally, still conscious, burned alive." [4]
    Lancastrian
    Lancastrian
    Tower Hill
    Tower Hill
    London
    Buried Church of the Austin Friars, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14893  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2018 

    Father Richard de Vere, 11th Earl of Oxford, KG,   b. 15 Aug 1385,   d. 15 Feb 1417  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Alice de Holand, Countess of Oxford,   b. ca. 1392,   d. Before 1406  (Age ~ 14 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Before 1400 
    Family ID F4590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Howard,   b. ca. 1409,   d. After 25 Dec 1475  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 1425 
    Children 
     1. Aubrey de Vere,   d. 20 Feb 1462, Tower Hill, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Richard de Vere,   d. After 1444  [Birth]
     3. John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, KG, KB ,   b. 8 Sep 1442,   d. 10 Mar 1513, Castle Hedingham, Braintee, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
    +4. George de Vere  [Birth]
     5. Thomas de Vere  [Birth]
    +6. Isabel de Vere  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F4691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1408 - Castle Hedingham, Braintee, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1462 - Tower Hill, London, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Arms de Vere
    Arms de Vere
    Quarterly Gules and Or, in the first quarter a mullet Argent.

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#JohnVereOxforddied1462.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), http://bit.ly/2chRhWu .

    3. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 195.

    4. [S240] The Wars of the Roses, Alison Weir, (New York: Random House iBooks, 1995).