Sir William Vaux of Great Harrowden

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Sir William Vaux

Also Known As: "Vance"
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Birthplace: Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Cause of death: Killed in the Battle of Tewksbury
Place of Burial: Harrowden, Northamptonshire
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Vaux, High Sheriff of Northamptonshire and Maude Vaux
Husband of Catherine Penistone
Father of Nicholas Vaux, 1st Baron Vaux of Harrowden and Joan Vaux, Lady Guildford
Brother of Roland Vaux and Philippa de Vaux

Occupation: Sir William Vaux of Great Harrowden
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About Sir William Vaux of Great Harrowden

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  • killed at the Battle of Tewkesbury on 4 May 1471. His wife, Catherine Penyston or Pennison, was born in the Piedmont region of Italy and came to England with her father, Gregory Penyston, as a political refugee. She was a lady in waiting to Margaret of Anjou. Their children, Jane and Nicholas, were educated in the household of Margaret Beaufort, where Catherine may also have had a place. She was still living at the time of Margaret’s death.

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Sir William Vaux of Great Harrowden's Timeline

1436
1436
Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
1456
December 22, 1456
Age 20
Of, Courtesello, , Italy
1460
1460
Age 24
Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England
1462
1462
Age 26
Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England
1471
May 4, 1471
Age 35
Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
May 14, 1471
Age 35
Harrowden, Northamptonshire
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Harrowden, Northampshire, England
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Harrowden, Northampshire, England