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George Neville, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Raby Castle, Durham, England
Death: Died in Sussex, Kent, , England
Place of Burial: Lewes Priory, England, Sussex
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron of Bergavenny and Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Lady of Abergavenny
Husband of Elizabeth (Unknown) Neville and Margaret Fenne, Baroness Abergavenny
Father of George Neville, 5th and de jure 3rd Baron Bergavenny; John de Neville; Elizabeth Berkeley (de Neville); Sir Edward Neville; William Neville and 3 others
Brother of Richard Neville; Elizabeth NEVILLE and Catherine Tanfield
Half brother of Jane Neville; Ralph Neville; Edward de Neville, Jr.; Margaret de Neville, Baroness Cobham; Anne Neville, Baroness le Strange of Knockin and 1 other

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About George Neville, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny

George Neville, or Nevill, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny (c.1440 – 20 September 1492) was an English nobleman.

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.

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, by whom he had six sons and a daughter:[2][3]

  • * George Neville, 5th Baron Bergavenny (c.1469–c.1535).[3]
    • John Neville.[4]
    • William Neville.[4]
    • Sir Edward Neville (1471–1538), who married, before 6 April 1529, Eleanor (née 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.1484–1542), 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]

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  • Sir George Neville, Lord Abergavenny1,2,3,4,5,6
  • M, #22275, b. circa 1440, d. 20 September 1492
  • Father Sir Edward Neville, 1st Baron Abergavenny7,8,9 b. c 1412, d. 18 Oct 1476
  • Mother Elizabeth Beauchamp7,8,9 b. 16 Sep 1415, d. 18 Jun 1448
  • Sir George Neville, Lord Abergavenny was christened circa 1440 at Staindrop, Durham, England.8,5 He was born circa 1440 at Raby Castle, Durham, England; Age 36 in 1476.2,8,5 He married Margaret Fenne, daughter of Hugh Fenne, Esq., Treasurer of the Household to King Henry VI, Escheator of Norfolk & Suffolk, circa 1466 at of Scoulton, Norfolk, England; They had 6 sons (Sir George, Lord Bergavenny; John; William; Sir Edward; Sir Thomas, Speaker of the House of Commons; & Sir Richard) and 1 daughter (Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Berkeley, Esq., & of Richard Covert, Esq.).2,10,3,5,6 Sir George Neville, Lord Abergavenny married Elizabeth before 29 February 1488 at of London, Middlesex, England; She had been married 3 times before (Richard Naylor, Alderman of London; Sir Robert Bassett, Alderman, Sheriff & Lord Mayor of London; & John Stokker, Alderman of London). No issue from her marriage to Sir George Neville.2,10,4,5 Sir George Neville, Lord Abergavenny died on 20 September 1492; Buried at Lewes Priory, Sussex.10,5 His estate was probated in January 1496.10,5
  • Family 1 Margaret Fenne b. 1444, d. 28 Sep 1485
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Neville+11,3,5,6 b. c 1467, d. a 1500
    • Sir George Neville, Lord Abergavenny, Constable of Dover Castle, Warden of the Cinque Ports+12,10,5 b. c 1469
    • Sir Edward Neville, Constable of Leeds Castle, Justice of the Peace for Kent+10,5 b. c 1471, d. 9 Jan 1539
  • Family 2 Elizabeth
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6875] Unknown author, Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Gerald Paget; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 212; Wallop Family, p. 585; Stemmata Robertson, p. 241/2.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 94.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 175-176.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 185.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 322.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 594.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 93-94.
  • 8.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 167.
  • 9.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 320-321.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 168-169.
  • 11.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 313.
  • 12.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 94-95.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p742.htm#i22275

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  • THE DAU. JANE NEVILLE WIFE OF SIR HENRY POLE IS LISTED IN OTHER REFERENCES AS THE DAU. OF HER SON SIR GEORGE NEVILLE & JOAN FITZALAN
  • Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny1
  • M, #14221, b. circa 1440, d. 20 September 1492
  • Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=1.23%
  • Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny was born circa 1440.1 He was the son of Sir Edward Neville, 1st Lord Abergavenny and Elizabeth Beauchamp, Lady Bergavenny.1 He married, firstly, Margaret Fenne, daughter of Sir Hugh Fenne, before 1469.1 He married, secondly, Elizabeth (?) after 1485.2 He died on 20 September 1492.
  • He was invested as a Knight on 4 May 1471 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, by King Edward IV.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Abergavenny [E., 1450] on 18 October 1476.1 On 12 January 1476/77 he had livery of the lands of his parents, but he never had seizin of Abergavenny.1
  • Children of Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny and Margaret Fenne
    • 1.Jane Neville+3 d. b 26 Oct 1538
    • 2.William Neville4
    • 3.Richard Neville5 d. a 1515
    • 4.Elizabeth Neville5
    • 5.Sir George Neville, 3rd Lord Abergavenny+2 b. c 1469, d. c 1535
    • 6.Sir Edward Neville+6 b. 1471, d. 8 Dec 1538
    • 7.Sir Thomas Neville+5 b. c 1480, d. 29 May 1542
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 30. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 31.
  • 3.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 136. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  • 4.[S8] Volume 1, page 17. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • 5.[S8] See. [S8]
  • 6.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 34.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1423.htm#i14221

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  • THE DAU. JANE NEVILLE WIFE OF SIR HENRY POLE IS LISTED IN OTHER REFERENCES AS THE DAU. OF HER SON SIR GEORGE NEVILLE & JOAN FITZALAN
  • George NEVILLE (2° B. Abergavenny)
  • Born: 1440, Raby, Durham, England
  • Died: 20 Sep 1492, Sussex, England
  • Notes: He was invested as a Knight on 4 May 1471 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, by Edward IV. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Abergavenny on 18 Oct 1476. On 12 Jan 1476/7 he had livery of the lands of his parents, but he never had seizin of Abergavenny.
  • Father: Edward NEVILLE (1° B. Abergavenny)
  • Mother: Elizabeth BEAUCHAMP
  • Married 1: Margaret FENNE (d. 28 Sep 1485) (dau. of Sir Hugh Fenne) ABT 1466, Scoulton, Norfolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. George NEVILLE (3° B. Abergavenny)
    • 2. John NEVILLE (b. ABT 1467)
    • 3. Edward NEVILLE (Sir Knight)
    • 4. William NEVILLE (b. ABT 1473 - d. 9 Jan 1538 - d. 9 Jan 1537/8, in Sp)
    • 5. Thomas NEVILLE (Sir Knight)
    • 6. Richard NEVILLE (Sir Knight) (b. ABT 1477 - d. ABT 1515)
    • 7. Elizabeth NEVILLE
    • 8. Jane NEVILLE
  • Married 2: Elizabeth ? AFT 1485, London, England
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/NEVILLE4.htm#George NEVILLE (2° B. Abergavenny)

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George Neville, 4th and de jure 2nd Baron Bergavenny's Timeline

1440
1440
Raby Castle, Durham, England
1466
1466
Age 26
Scoulton, Norfolk, , England
1467
1467
Age 27
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
1469
1469
Age 29
Abergavenny, Nonmouthshire, England
1470
1470
Age 30
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, (Present UK)
1471
1471
Age 31
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
1473
1473
Age 33
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
1475
1475
Age 35
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
1477
1477
Age 37
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
1492
September 20, 1492
Age 52
Sussex, Kent, , England