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Elizabeth Eymes (Neville)

Birthplace: Addington Park, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edward Neville, Sir and Eleanor Neville
Sister of Sir Edward Neville, 5th Baron Abergavenny; Frances Neville; Sir Henry Neville, Kt., MP, of Billingbere; Catherine Throckmorton (Neville); Anne Windsor Neville and 3 others
Half sister of Elizabeth Scrope and daughter Scrope

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About Elizabeth (Neville) Eymes

  • Elizabeth Neville1
  • F, #1136
  • Last Edited=16 Jun 2008
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  • Elizabeth Neville was the daughter of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor Windsor.1 She married Thomas Eymes.1
  • Her married name became Eymes.1
  • Citations
  • [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 18. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p114.htm#i1136



  • Sir Edward Neville (1471 – 8 December 1538) was an English courtier. He was born at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. He was the son of George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny and Margaret Fenne. He married Eleanor Windsor, daughter of Andrew Windsor, 1st Baron Windsor and Elizabeth Blount, before 6 April 1529. He was the brother of George Nevill, 5th Baron Bergavenny and the two of them became close to King Henry VIII (their distant cousin) and the Queen, Catherine of Aragon.[1]
  • .... etc.
  • Children of Sir Edward Neville and Eleanor.
    • Edward Neville, 5th Baron Abergavenny d. 10 Feb 1588/89
    • Sir Henry Neville d. 1593 (Ancestor of George Washington through his daughter Catherine)[4]
    • Katherine Neville, married Clement Throckmorton. Had issue.[5]
    • Elizabeth Neville
    • Mary Neville
    • Frances Neville, b. 1519, d. 18 Oct 1599
  • From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Neville


  • Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ...
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=kjme027UeagC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Plantagenet+ancestry&hl=en&sa=X&ei=U8VLUYTME-boiALhroHwBw&ved=0CEcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=andrew&f=false
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  • 12. ELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP, daughter and heiress, born at Hanley Castle, Worcestershire 16 Sept. 1415 (aged 18 in 1436). She married by dispensation dated 28 Aug. 1428 (they being related in the 4th and 3rd degree of kindred) (as his 1st wife EDWARD NEVILLE, Knt., of Birling, Mereworth, etc., Kent, Cuckfield, Sussex, etc., Governor of Leeds Castle and Park, 1451, Privy Councillor, 1454, and, in right of his wife, of Allesley, Warwickshire, youngest son of Ralph Neville, K.G., 1st Earl of Westmorland, 4th Lord Neville of Raby (descendant of King John), by his 2nd wife, Joan Beaufort, legitimated daughter of John of Gaunt, K.G., Duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster, Earl of Derby, Lincoln, and Leicester (son of King Edward III) [see NEVILLE 9 for his ancestry]. They had two sons, Richard and George, Knt. [Lord Bergavenny], and two daughters, Elizabeth (wife of Thomas Grey, Knt.), and Katherine (wife of John Iwardby, K.B.). On the basis of an entail dated 1395/6, his wife, Elizabeth, was excluded from the Lordship and Castle of Abergavenny by her step-father, Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick, and her half-brother, Henry Beauchamp Knt., Duke of Warwick. Edward presented to the church of Stouting, Kent in 1436, 1437, and 1438. he was made an honorary member of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of London in 1436-7 as "Edw. Nevyll, Lord Bergevenny." He was a legatee in the 1440 will of his father. Elizabeth was co-heir in 1447 to her cousin, Edmund Lenthall, Esq. His wife, Elizabeth, died 18 June 1448, and was buried at the Carmelites, Coventry, Warwickshire. Edward married (2nd) by dispensation dated 15 Oct. 1448 (she and his 1st wife being related in the 3rd degree of kindred) KATHERINE HOWARD, daughter of Robert Howard, Knt., of Stoke Nayland, Suffolk (descendant of King John), by Margaret, daughter of Thomas Mowbray, K.G., 1st Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal, Earl of Nottingham (descendant of King Edward I) [see HOWARD 10 for her ancestry]. They had cohabited in the lifetime of his 1st wife, and were excommunicated, later absolved. They had two sons, Ralph and Edward, and three daughters, Margaret, Katherine, and Anne. Following the death of Anne, daughter of Henry Beauchamp, Knt., Duke of Warwick, in 1449, Edward Neville had license to enter and possess the Castle, lordship and manor of Abergavenny. He was summoned to Parliament from 5 Sept. 1450 to 19 Aug. 1472, by writs directed Edwardo Nevill domino de Bergevenny Militi. SIR EDWARD NEVILLE, Lord Bergavenny, died 18 Oct. 1476. His widow, Katherine was living 29 June 1478.
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  • Child of Elizabeth Beauchamp, by Edward Neville, Knt.:
    • i. GEORGE NEVILLE, Knt., Lord Bergavenny [see next].
  • Children of Edward Neville, Knt., by Katherine Howard:
    • i. MARGARET NEVILLE, married JOHN BROOKE, Knt., 7th Lord Cobham [see WYATT 15].114
    • ii. KATHERINE NEVILLE, married ROBERT TANFIELD, Esq., of Gayton, Northamptonshire [see RANDOLPH 16].115
    • iii. ANNE NEVILLE, married JOHN STRANGE, Knt., 8th Lord Strange of Knockin, Lord Mohun [see STRANGE 13].
  • 13. GEORGE NEVILLE, Knt., Lord Bergavenny, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir by his father's 1st marriage, born at Raby Castle, Durham, and baptized at Staindrop, Durham about 1440 (aged 36 in 1476). He was co-heiress in 1449 to his cousin, Anne Beauchamp, suo jure Countess of Warwick, by which he inherited a 1/2 share in the barony of Burghersh. He married (1st) before 1 May 1471 (date of enfeoffment) MARGARET AT[TE] FENNE, daughter and heiress of Hugh at[te] Fenne, Esq., of Sculton Burdeleys, Herringby, and Swaffham, Norfolk, and Braintree, Essex, Treasurer of the Household to King Henry VI, Escheator of Norfolk and Suffolk. They had six sons, George, K.G., K.B., [Lord Bergavenny], John, William, Edward, Knt., Thomas Knt. [Speaker of the House of Commons, Secretary of State to King Henry VIII], and Richard, Knt., and one daughter Elizabeth. In 1457 he had license to have seisin of one-half of the entailed Despenser estates held by his late cousin, Anne Beauchamp, which grant was blocked by Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, husband of the other co-heir, Anne Beauchamp. In 1461, after the ascession of King Edward IV, George obtained license to have seisin of all the estates of his cousin, Anne Beauchamp. In 1471 he conveyed his share of the manor of Medmenham, Buckinghamshire to
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  • Geoffrey Pole, Esq., for annual rent of 10 marks. He was summoned to Parliament from 15 Nov. 1482 to 12 Aug. 1492, by writs directed Georgio Nevyle de Bergevenny ???. He was present at the Coronation of King Richard III of England in 1483. His wife, Margaret, died 28 Sept. 1485. He married (2nd) before 29 Feb. 1488/9 ELIZABETH ____ , widow successively of Richard Naylor (died 1483), Citizen and merchant tailor of London, Master of the Merchant Taylors Company, 1475, Alderman of London; Robert Bassett, Knt. (died 1484), of London, salter, M.P. for London, 1460-1, Alderman of London, 1461-84, Sheriff of London, 1463-4, Lord Mayor of London, 1475-6; and John Stokker (died 1486), of St. George's, Eastcheap, London, Master of the Drapers Company, Alderman of London, 1479-85. SIR GEORGE NEVILLE, Lord Bergavenny, died 20 Sept. 1492, and was buried at Lewes Priory, Sussex. He left a will proved Jan. 1496 (P.C.C. 8 Horne). He bequeathed 200 marks to the Prior of Lewes, to cause daily mass to be sung at the altar, near his place of burial, and to observe the anniversary of his death. His widow, Elizabeth, Lady Bergavenny, left a will dated 14 April 1500, proved 19 June 1500 (P.C.C. 8 Moore), requesting burial in the Lady chapel of St. Martin's Outwich, London where her 1st husband was interred.
  • .... etc.
  • Chidlren of George Neville, Knt., by Margaret at[te] Fenne:
    • i. GEORGE NEVILLE, K.G., K.B., Lord Bergavenny [see next].
    • ii. EDWARD NEVILLE, Knt., of Addington Park, Kent, Esquire of the King's Body, Constable of Leeds Castle, 4th son. He married before 6 April 1529 ELEANOR WINDSOR, widow of Ralph Scrope, Knt., 9th Lord Scrope (of Masham or Upsall) (died 17 Sept. 1515), and daughter of Andrew Windsor, K.B., 1st Lord Windsor (descendant of King Edward I), by Elizabeth (descendant of King Henry III), daughter of William Blount, Esq. [see LUDLOW 15. iii for her ancestry]. They had two sons, Edward, Esq. [Lord Bergavenny] and Henry, Knt. [Master of the Harriers], and five daughters, Katherine, Mary (wife of Henry Dyneley), Frances (wife of Edward Waldegrave, Knt.), Gertrude, and Elizabeth (wife of Thomas Eymes, Esq.). In the period 1518-29, he and his wife, Eleanor, executrix and late the wife of Ralph Scrope, Lord Scrope of Upsall, sued James Strangeways, Esq., Marmaduke Wyvell, and others, heirs in co-parcenry of the said Lord Scrope, in Chancery regarding the manors of Upsall, Over Stylton, Kilvington, Thornborough, Driffield, Sough Thoresby, Masham,
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    • Ecclesall, Ainderby; Carlton Scrope, West Allington, Huton; Whalton; Muckham; Harborough, Bowdon; Nayland; Fyfield; Paul's Cray and Dryvyle, assigned as the jointure of the said Eleanor. He was present at the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520. He was one of the principal commanders in France, 1523-4. His wife, Eleanor, died before 25 March 1531. SIR EDWARD NEVILLE was implicated in the plot of his niece's husband, Henry Pole, Lord Montagu, tried at Westminster, attainted of treason 4 Dec. 1538, and beheaded 9 Jan. 1538/9. .... etc.
    • Child of Edward Neville, Knt., by Eleanor Windsor:
      • KATHERINE NEVILLE, married CLEMENT THROCKMORTON, Esq., of Haseley, Warwickshire [see OXENBRIDGE 16].116
    • .... etc.


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