Richard de Vere, Sir (c.1426 - 1487)

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Birthplace: Addington, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, UK
Death: Died in Drayton, Berkshire, UK
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  • 'Richard De VERE of Addington and Thrapston
  • 'Notes: It´s difficult to trace this line of De Veres, there is a great confusion of dates after this Richard of Addington, but I think this is the most probably line.
  • Father: Baldwin De VERE
  • Mother: Elena ?
  • 'Married: Isabel GREENE (dau. of John Greene and Margaret ?) BEF 11 May 1485, Addington, Northampton, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Ellen De VERE
    • 2. Constance De VERE
    • 3. Henry De VERE of Addington (Esq.)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/VERE.htm#Richard De VERE of Addington and Thrapston1
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  • Baldwin, described as of Addington, by deed dated there in 1405, conveyed all his lands to William, parson of the church of Islip, and William Seymour, apparently for the purposes of a settlement. (fn. 60) He died in 1424, leaving a son and heir Richard, (fn. 61) who married Isabella, sister of Sir Henry Grene. Richard died in 1480 and was succeeded by his son Henry de Vere (fn. 62) who died in 1493, leaving four daughters and heirs by his wife Isabella Tresham, all under age. (fn. 63) These ladies were also co-heirs of their mother to the lands of Constance, daughter of Sir Henry Grene, wife of John Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire, on the death of their son Edward, Earl of Wiltshire (fn. 64) in 1499. These de Vere co-heiresses were (1) Elizabeth, who married John son of Sir John Mordaunt, who was created a baron in 1522, and whose descendants eventually obtained nearly the whole of Henry de Vere's property; (2) Anne, who married, first, Robert, another son of Sir John Mordaunt, by whom she had no issue, and secondly, Humphrey Brown, brother of Sir Wistan Brown, by whom she had a son George who died without issue in 1558; after George's death his share in the manor of Great Addington being conveyed by the three daughters of Sir Humphrey Brown by his second wife Anne, daughter of John, Lord Hussey, (fn. 65) and their descendants, to the Mordaunts before the end of the century; (3) Constance, the third daughter, who married John Parr and died without issue in 1501, when her share fell to her three sisters; (4) Audrey or Etheldreda, the fourth daughter, who married John, son and heir of Sir Wistan Brown; they and their son George conveyed their share in Great Addington to Sir John Mordaunt in 1548. (fn. 66) Thus by the end of the 16th century all the shares in Great Addington and Thrapston had come into the possession of Lewis, third Lord Mordaunt, son of John son of John first Lord Mordaunt and Elizabeth de Vere.
  • From: 'Parishes: Great Addington', A History of the County of Northampton: Volume 3 (1930), pp. 155-160. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66278 Date accessed: 06 November 2010.
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  • 'Richard Vere, Esq.1,2
  • 'M, d. 1480
  • Father Robert de Vere
  • ' Richard Vere, Esq. was born at Aldington, Northamptonshire, England. He married Isabel Greene, daughter of John Greene, Lord Drayton and Margaret Greene. Richard Vere, Esq. died in 1480.
  • 'Family Isabel Greene
  • Children
    • ◦Constance Vere+2 b. c 1447, d. 16 May 1499
    • ◦Sir Henry Vere, Sheriff of Northamptonshire+ b. c 1460, d. 1493
    • ◦Ellen Vere+ b. c 1465
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6066] Unknown author, Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1382; Magna Charta by Wurts, p. 399.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 467.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p655.htm#i19677
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Richard de Vere, Sir's Timeline

1426
1426
Addington, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, UK
1450
1450
Age 24
Northamptonshire, England
1454
1454
Age 28
Drayton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK
1456
1456
Age 30
Addington, Northamptonshire, England
1459
1459
Age 33
X-Unknown
1487
November 5, 1487
Age 61
Drayton, Berkshire, UK