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Richard Woodville, 1st Earl of Rivers

Also Known As: "Richard Wydeville"
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England
Death: Died in Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Cause of death: Executed / Beheaded
Place of Burial: All Saints Church, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Wydeville, Esq., Sheriff of Kent, Constable of the Tower and Joan Bittelsgate
Husband of Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Countess Rivers
Father of Elizabeth Woodville; Anne Woodville, Viscountess Bourchier; Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers; Jacquetta Woodville, Baroness Strange; Sir John Woodville and 11 others
Brother of Joan Maud Haute; Elizabeth Pashley; Margaret Woodville and Ann Woodville

Occupation: First Earl Rivers
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Richard Woodville, 1st Earl of Rivers

"Richard Woodville (or Wydeville), 1st Earl Rivers, KG (1405 – 12 August 1469) was an English nobleman, best remembered as the father of Elizabeth Woodville and the maternal grandfather of Edward V and the maternal great-grandfather of Henry VIII."




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[S4] #11232 The Genealogist (1980-), Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, (New York: Organization for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1980-), FHL book 929.105 G286n., Fall 1983, vol. 4 no. 2 p. 149:286.

[S5] #552 Europaische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der europaischen Staaten. Neue Folge (1978), Schwennicke, Detlev, (Marburg: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, c1978-1995 (v. 1-16) -- Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, c1998- Medieval Families bibliography #552.), FHL book Q 940 D5es new series., Band 1.2 Tafel 231.

[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 XII/2, page 910. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S7] #44 Histoire de la maison royale de France anciens barons du royaume: et des grands officiers de la couronne (1726, reprint 1967-1968), Saint-Marie, Anselme de, (3rd edition. 9 volumes. 1726. Reprint Paris: Editions du Palais Royal, 1967-1968), FHL book 944 D5a; FHL microfilms 532,231-532,239., vol. 3 p. 726.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), pages 105,108,111,124-125,138. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

[S16] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 68, 99, 119, 120; vol. 3 p. 133.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 2 p. 280, 548.

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 202.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 2 p. 320, 422, 514, vol. 3 p. 737, 842.

[S39] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985..

[S66] #242 [1831 edition] A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance (1831), Burke, John, (London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831), FHL book 942 D22bg 1831; FHL microfilm 845,453 ite., p. 573.

[S101] #11833 The Ancestry of Mary Isaac, C.1549-1613: Wife of Thomas Appleton of Little Waldingfield, Co. Suffolk . . . (1955), Davis, Walter Goodwin, (Portland, Maine: Anthoesen Press, 1955), FHL book 929.242 Is1d; FHL microfilm 990,484 item ., p. 26, 147.

[S124] #240 Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time (1812), Brydges, Sir Egerton,, (9 volumes. London: [T. Bensley], 1812), FHL book 942 D22be., vol. 3 p. 115, 344.

[S213] #63 Archaeologia Cantiana: Being Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society (1858-), (London: The Society, 1858-), FHL book 942.23 C4ka., vol. 74 Pedigree of Pashley facing p. 12.

[S300] #242 [1978 edition] Genealogical History of the Dormant, Aberant, Forfeited, & Extinct Peerages, Burke, Sir Bernard, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1978), 942 D22 bug 1978., p. 249, 252.

[S311] #783 Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Naturalhistory Society (1878-1921), Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, (Shrewsbury [England]: Adnitt and Nauton, 1878-1921), FHL book 942.45 C4a., vol. 51 p. 112.

[S443] #2051 Memorials of the Family of Scott of Scot's-hall in the County of Kent, Scott, James Renat, (2 volumes. London: Scott, Clevelands, Walthamstow, 1876), FHL book Q 929.242 Sco84sk., p. 170.

[S715] #126 Leicestershire Pedigrees and Royal Descents (1887), Fletcher, W. G. D. (William George Dimock), (Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1887), FHL 942.54 D2f; FHL microfilm 990,306 item 1., p. 69.

[S2159] #1843 The Visitation of Shropshire, Taken in the Year 1623 (1889), Treswell, Robert (main author), (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volumes 28, 29. London: [Harleian Society], 1889), FHL book 942 B4h volumes 28-29; FHL microfilm 162,., vol. 28 p. 75.

[S2221] #244 The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton (1822-1841), Baker, George, (2 volumes. London: J. B. Nichols and Son, 1822-1841), FHL book Q 942.55 H2bal; FHL microfilm 962,237 ite., vol. 1 p. 104; vol. 2 p. 163.

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Richard Woodville, 1st Earl of Rivers's Timeline

Maidstone, Kent, England
September 16, 1435
Age 30
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
February 3, 1437
Age 32
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
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Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
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Grafton, Northamptonshire, England
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Abt. 1444 Of Grafton, Nrthamptonshire, England
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Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
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Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
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Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, England
Age 42
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England