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Nicknames: "Edward Neville"
Birthplace: Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
Death: Died in Poplar, Greater London, UK
Occupation: soldier, knight, baronet, Lord of Abergavenny
Managed by: Thomas Wayne Hicks
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About Sir Edward Neville, Sir

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Edward_Neville (source)
  • Sir Edward Neville b. 1471, d. 8th December 1538.
  • Sir Edward Neville was born in 1471 at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. He was the son of Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny and Margaret Fenne.
  • He married Eleanor Windsor, daughter of Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor and Elizabeth Blount, before 6 April 1529.
  • He became a close friend and gentleman of the Privy Chamber to his distant cousin, Henry VIII.
  • He was the brother of George Nevill, 5th Baron Bergavenny and the two of them became close to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
  • The support of the Nevilles and their cousins the Courtenays, for Catherine of Aragon's marriage and for the Pope's authority in England, led to the execution of Edward Neville and many of his relatives. Yet even in 1535, Neville did not seem to have lost the King's favour.
  • Early in 1538, Thomas Cromwell was warned that Sir Edward Neville was endeavoring to persuade the minister of Mottenden secretly to surrender his house. But Cromwell, who was now, after the death of the earl of Northumberland in 1537, honoured with the title of founder of the priory, had marked its property for his own.
  • After the Pilgrimage of Grace, many conservative nobles were accused of treason. Neville was arrested on 3rd November, 1538, for conspiricy with the brother of Cardinal Pole, they were both charged with high treason for promoting the interests of his cousin, Reginald Pole and Neville was sent to the Tower, tried at Westminster, and beheaded, 8th December at Tower Hill.
  • A patent was issued to Cromwell confirming his estate, possession and interest in the site of the late priory, of Mottenden, and the manors of Mottenden, Plushenden, Plomford, and Delmynden in Kent; the rectory of Lancing, Sussex, and all tithes thereto belonging; the advowson of the parish church of Lancing and the vicarage of the same church; a saltmarsh in Canwynden alias Derwishop, Essex; and all lands, &c., in the counties of Kent, Sussex, and Essex, late of John Gregory alias John Harietsham, late minister of the Trinitarian priory of Mottenden.
  • Sir Edward Neville was Esquire of the Body, and keeper of Sewer (official overseeing service) to King Henry VIII's Household. He lived at Addington Park, Kent, England. On 25th September 1513 he was invested as a Knight and in 1516 held the offices of Master of the Hounds and Gentleman of the Chamber. He held the office of King Henry VIII's Standard Bearer in 1531and in 1534 he held the office of Constable of Leeds Castle, Kent.
  • Children of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor.
  • Edward Neville, 5th Baron Abergavenny+ d. 10 Feb 1588/894
  • Sir Henry Neville+ d. 1593
  • Catherine Neville
  • Elizabeth Neville
  • Mary Neville
  • Frances Neville+ b. 1519, d. 18 Oct 1599
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  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p1424.htm#i14233
  • Sir Edward Neville1
  • M, #14233, b. 1471, d. 8 December 1538
  • Last Edited=22 Oct 2006
  • Sir Edward Neville was born in 1471 at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.2 He was the son of Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny and Margaret Fenne.1 He married Eleanor Windsor, daughter of Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor and Elizabeth Blount, before 6 April 1529.3 He died on 8 December 1538 at Tower Hill, The City, London, England, beheaded, on a charge of high treason for promoting the interests of his cousin, Reginald Pole.3
  • Sir Edward Neville held the office of Esquire of the Body.3 He held the office of Sewer (official overseeing service) to King Henry VIII's Household.3 He lived at Addington Park, Kent, England.4 He was invested as a Knight on 25 September 1513.3 He held the office of Master of the Hounds in 1516. He held the office of Gentleman of the Chamber in 1516.3 He held the office of King Henry VIII's Standard Bearer in 1531.3 He held the office of Constable of Leeds Castle, Kent in 1534.3
  • Children of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor Windsor
  • Frances Neville+ b. 1519, d. 18 Oct 15995
  • Edward Neville, 5th Lord Abergavenny+ b. b 1531, d. 10 Feb 1588/894
  • Sir Henry Neville+ b. b 1531, d. 1593
  • Catherine Neville b. b 15315
  • Elizabeth Neville b. b 15315
  • Mary Neville b. b 15315
  • 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 I, page 34. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (unknown address) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family".
  • [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 17. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
  • [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 35.
  • [S8] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, volume 1, page 18.
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  • 'Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=p_yzpuWi4sgC&pg=PA475&lpg=PA475&dq=Elizabeth+STRATTON+1425&source=bl&ots=RQBL4NX3f9&sig=TeOVZmkrjW2fPdnHZfn4VDSic-Q&hl=en&ei=AJkkTc09j5qwA4euuJsB&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Elizabeth%20STRATTON%201425&f=false
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  • 14. Elizabeth Andrew, 1st daughter and co-heiress. She married (1st) before 1 Feb. 1465/6 Thomas Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, and West Hagbourne, Berkshire, lawyer, Usher of the Chamber, Constable of Windsor Castle, Knight of the Shire for Middlesex, son and heir of Miles Windsor, Esq., of Stanwell, Middlesex, by Joan, daughter of Walter Green. He was born about 1441 (aged 11 in 1452). They had three sons, Andrew, Andrew (2nd of name), Knt., K.B. [1st Lord Windsor], and Anthony, Knt., and four daughters, Elizabeth, Bridget, Alice and Anne.
  • 15. Andrew Windsor, Knt., K.B., of Stanwell, Middlesex, member of the Middle Temple, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, Steward of Windsor, Privy Councillor, Sheriff of cos. Buckingham and Bedford, Knight of the Shire for Buckinghamshire, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir, born in Feb. 1467 (aged 18 in 1485). He married about 1490 Elizabeth Blount, daughter of William Blount, Knt., of Derby, by Margaret, daughter and eventual co-heiress of Thomas Echingham, Knt., of Etchingham, Sussex (descendant of King Henry III) [see ECHINGHAM 13.i for her ancestry]. She was born shortly before 1471 and was elder sister and co-heiress of Edward Blount, 2nd Lord Mountjoy. They had four sons, George, William [2nd Lord Windsor], Edmund, and Thomas, and four daughters, Elizabeth (wife of Peter Vavasour, Knt.), Anne (wife of Roger Corbet), Edith, and 'Eleanor'. *Children of Andrew Windsor, Knt., K. B., by Elizabeth Blount:
  • i. Edith Windsor [see next].
  • ii. 'Eleanor Windsor, married Edward Neville, Knt., of Addington Park, Kent [see BERGAVENNY 13.ii].
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  • Beheaded at the Tower of London, 1/9/1538

-------------------- Beheaded, on a charge of high treason for promoting the interests of his cousin, Reginald Pole, one of the Yorkist heirs.

Sir Edward Neville held the office of Esquire of the Body. He held the office of Sewer (official overseeing service) to Henry VIII's Household. He lived at Addington Park, Kent, England. He was invested as a Knight on 25 September 1513. He held the office of Master of the Hounds in 1516. He held the office of Gentleman of the Chamber in 1516. He held the office of King Henry VIII's Standard Bearer in 1531. He held the office of Constable of Leeds Castle, Kent in 1534.

Sir Edward Neville, son of Baron Bergavenny, a courtier of Henry VIII, took part in the war in France, and was made the king's standard bearer, 1531. He rnarried Eleanor, daughter of Lord, Windsor. Arrested 3 November 1538 on the charge of conspiracy with the brother of Cardinal Pole, he was sent to the Tower, tried at Westminster and beheaded for the faith 8 December.

Sir Edward Neville (1471 – 8 December 1538) was a nobleman born at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. He was the son of Sir George Neville, 2nd Lord Abergavenny and Margaret Fenne. He married Eleanor Windsor, daughter of Sir Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor and Elizabeth Blount, before 6 April 1529. He became a close friend and gentleman of the Privy Chamber to his distant cousin, Henry VIII.[1]

He was the brother of George Nevill, 5th Baron Bergavenny and the two of them became close to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.[2] The support of the Nevilles and their cousins the Courtenays, for Catherine of Aragon's marriage and for the Pope's authority in England, led to the execution of Edward Neville and many of his relatives. Yet even in 1535, Neville did not seem to have lost the King's favour.[3]

Early in 1538, Thomas Cromwell was warned that Sir Edward Neville was endeavoring to persuade the minister of Mottenden secretly to surrender his house. But Cromwell, who was now, after the death of the earl of Northumberland in 1537, honoured with the title of founder of the priory, had marked its property for his own. After the Pilgrimage of Grace, many conservative nobles were accused of treason.[4] Neville was arrested on 3 November 1538, for conspiracy with the brother of Cardinal Pole, they were both charged with high treason for promoting the interests of his cousin, Reginald Pole and Neville was sent to the Tower, tried at Westminster, and beheaded, 8 December at Tower Hill.

A patent was issued to Cromwell confirming his estate, possession and interest in the site of the late priory, of Mottenden, and the manors of Mottenden, Plushenden, Plomford, and Delmynden in Kent; the rectory of Lancing, Sussex, and all tithes thereto belonging; the advowson of the parish church of Lancing and the vicarage of the same church; a saltmarsh in Canwynden alias Derwishop, Essex; and all lands, &c., in the counties of Kent, Sussex, and Essex, late of John Gregory alias John Harietsham, late minister of the Trinitarian priory of Mottenden.

Sir Edward Neville was Esquire of the Body, and keeper of Sewer (official overseeing service) to King Henry VIII's Household. He lived at Addington Park, Kent, England. On 25 September 1513 he was invested as a Knight and in 1516 held the offices of Master of the Hounds and Gentleman of the Chamber. He held the office of King Henry VIII's Standard Bearer in 1531and in 1534 he held the office of Constable of Leeds Castle, Kent.

Children of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor.

   * Edward Neville, 5th Baron Abergavenny+ d. 10 Feb 1588/89
   * Sir Henry Neville+ d. 1593
   * Catherine Neville
   * Elizabeth Neville
   * Mary Neville
   * Frances Neville+ b. 1519, d. 18 Oct 1599

-------------------- Sir Edward Nevill was a great soldier and knight. baronet in time of Henry Viii. He

was beheaded for exposinig the cause of Reginald Pole ? Dean of Exeter

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Sir Edward Neville's Timeline

1471
1471
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
1518
1518
Age 47
Newton St Loe, Somersetshire, England
1519
1519
Age 48
Kent, UK
1520
1520
Age 49
Waltham, St. Lawrence, Billingbear, Berkshire, England
1522
1522
Age 51
Addington Park, Kent, England
1527
1527
Age 56
Addington Park, Kent, England
1528
1528
Age 57
Addington Park, Kent, , England
1530
1530
Age 59
Addington Park, Kent, England
1531
1531
Age 60
Of, Addington Park, Kent, England
1532
1532
Age 61