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Nicknames: "Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers", "Richard Woodville", "1st Earl Rivers", "Richard /WOODVILLE/ E of Rivers", "Wydeville"
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England
Death: Died in Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Cause of death: Executed / Beheaded
Occupation: Earl, Soldier to His Grace The King
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About Richard Woodville (Wydeville), KG

"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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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Woodville,_1st_Earl_Rivers

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105850048

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL2.htm#_Toc196024007

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I848&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I6562&tree=Nixon

http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/richardwoodville.htm

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10292.htm#i102911

http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WOODVILLE.htm

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Citations / Sources:

[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.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 124. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 138.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 125.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 111.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 105.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 108.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[S35] #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.

[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.

[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. 344.

[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.

[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.

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

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

[S103] #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.

[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.

[S3] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Cawley, Charles, (http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands), England, Kings 1066-1603, England, Earls - creations 1207-1297 [accessed 28 Jun 2006].

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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..

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Richard Wydevill, 1st Earl Rivers1 M, #102911, b. circa 1405, d. 12 August 1469 Last Edited=13 Dec 2012

    Richard Wydevill, 1st Earl Rivers was born circa 1405.2 He was the son of Richard Wydevill and Joan Bedlisgate. He married Jacquetta de Luxembourg, daughter of Pierre I de Luxembourg, Comte de St. Pol, Brienne et Conservan and Margherita del Balzo, between 16 September 1435 and 23 March 1436.2 He died on 12 August 1469 executed.2
    He was also known as Richard Woodville.3 He gained the title of 1st Earl Rivers in 1466.

Children of Richard Wydevill, 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta de Luxembourg

   Sir Edward Woodville2 d. 1488
   Richard Woodville, 3rd Earl Rivers2 d. 1491
   Thomas Woodville4
   John Woodville4
   Lewis Woodville4
   Eleanor Woodville4
   Martha Woodville4
   Elizabeth Wydevill+ b. c 1437, d. 8 Jun 1492
   Lady Anne Woodville+5 b. c 1438, d. 30 Jul 1489
   Margaret Woodville+2 b. c 1439, d. b 6 Mar 1490/91
   Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers+2 b. bt 1440 - 1442, d. 26 Jun 1483
   Katherine Woodville+6 b. c 1442, d. b 1513
   Mary Wydeville+2 b. c 1443, d. b 1481
   Sir John Woodville7 b. c 1445, d. 12 Aug 1469
   Jacquetta Woodville+2 b. 1444/45, d. 1509
   Lionel Woodville2 b. c 1446, d. 1484

Citations

   [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.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 124. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 138.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 125.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 111.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 105.
   [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 108.
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Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers's Timeline

1405
August 12, 1405
Maidstone, Kent, England
1436
March 23, 1436
Age 30
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
1437
February 3, 1437
Age 31
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
1438
1438
Age 32
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
1440
1440
Age 34
Grafton, Northamptonshire, England
1444
1444
Age 38
Abt. 1444 Of Grafton, Nrthamptonshire, England
1445
1445
Age 39
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, , England
1446
1446
Age 40
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
1447
1447
Age 41
Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, England
1447
Age 41
Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England