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Joan Nevill (de Neville)

Also Known As: "Harrison;", "Jane;gascoigne;"
Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Oversley,,Warwickshire,England
Death: Died in Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John de Neville, MP, Sheriff of Lincolnshire and Elizabeth Neville
Wife of James Harrington, Knt. and William Gascoigne, XIII, IVth Lord of Gawthorpe
Mother of Thomas Harrington; William Harrington; John Harrington; William Gascoigne, Justice of the Peace; Margaret Warde (Gascoigne) and 4 others

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About Joan Nevill

  • Jane Neville1,2
  • F, b. circa 1434
  • Father John Neville, Esq.,Sheriff of Lincolnshire3 b. c 1418, d. 17 Mar 1482
  • Mother Elizabeth Newmarch3 b. c 1417, d. b 1467
  • Jane Neville was born circa 1434 at of Oversley, Warwickshire, England.3 She married Sir William Gascoigne, son of Sir William Gascoigne, Sheriff of York and Margaret Clarell, circa 1451; They had 3 sons (William, John, & Humphrey) and 4 daughters (Margaret, Agnes, Elizabeth, & Joan).2 Jane Neville and Sir James Harington obtained a marriage license on 13 January 1464; They had 3 sons (John, Thomas, & William).2
  • Family 1 Sir William Gascoigne b. c 1426, d. bt 15 Jul 1461 - 13 Jan 1464
  • Children
    • Margaret Gascoigne+2,4
    • Agnes Gascoigne2 d. 1504
    • Sir William Gascoigne, Justice of the Peace for the West Riding, Yorkshire+2 b. c 1452, d. 12 Mar 1487
  • Family 2 Sir James Harington b. c 1433
  • Citations
  • 1.[S3615] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis, p. 116; Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, by David Faris, p. 204.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 349.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 348-349.
  • 4.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 732.
  • From:


  • Joan NEVILLE
  • Born: ABT 1443, Oversley, England
  • Christened: Womersley, England
  • Father: John NEVILLE of Womersley (Esq.)
  • Mother: Elizabeth NEWMARCH
  • Married 1: William GASCOIGNE 1458/60, Oversley, Warwickshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William GASCOIGNE
    • 2. Humphrey GASCOIGNE (b. ABT 1447)
    • 3. John GASCOINE
    • 4. Margaret GASCOIGNE
    • 5. Agnes GASCOIGNE
    • 6. Elizabeth GASCOIGNE
    • 7. Joan GASCOIGNE
  • Married 2: James HARRINGTON of Hornby (Sir Knight) 13 Jan 1463/64, Licence, Do Not Seal
  • From: NEVILLE1


  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Pg. 348
  • 12. JOHN NEVILLE, Esq., of Oversley, Warwichshire, and Tyrley, Straffordshire, Knight of the Shire for Lincolnshire, and Sheriff of Lincolnshire, son and heir, about 1418 (abted 40 in 1458). He married (1st) ELIZABETH NEWMARCH, daughter of Robert Newmarch, of Womersely, Whatton, etc. (descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet), by Joan, daughter of Hugh Shirley, Knt., of Eatington, Warwickshire (descendant of King Henry II) [see NEWMARCH 10 for her ancestry]. They had one daughter, Joan. Elizabeth was heiress after 1428 to her brother John Newmarch, by which she inherited the manors of Womersley and Askerne, Yorkshire, Althorpe, Lincolnshire, and
  • Pg. 349
  • Whatton, Nottinghamshire. He married (2nd) about 1467 MARGARET PLUMPTON, widow of George Darrell, Knt. (died 30 March 1466), and daughter of William Plumpton, Knt. They had no issue. JOHN NEVILLE, Esq., died intestate 17 March 1481/2. His widow, Margaret, died 14 May 1487.
    • 13. JOAN NEVILLE, daughter and heiress. She married (1st) about 1459-60 WILLIAM GASCOIGNE, Knt., of Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, and, in right of his wife, of Oversley, Warwickshire, Tyrley, Staffordshire, Womersley, Yorkshire, and Whatton, Nottinghamshire, son and heir of William Gascoigne, Knt., of Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, by Margaret, daughter of Thomas Clarell, Knt., of Aldwark, Yorkshire, They had three sons, William, Knt., John, and Humphrey, and four daughters, Margaret, Agnes (wife of Robert Plumpton, Knt.), Elizabeth and Joan. SIR WILLIAM GASCOIGNE died about 1463. His widow, Joan, married (2nd) by license dated 13 jan. 1463/4 JAMES HARRINGTON, Knt., of Hornby, Yorkshire. They had three sons, John, Thomas and William.
    • Children of Joan Neville, by William Gascoigne, Knt.:
      • i. WILLIAM GASCOIGNE, Knt. [see next].
      • ii. MARGARET GASCOIGNE, married Christopher Warde, Knt., of Givendale, Yorkshire. [see TUNSTALL 12].
      • 14. WILLIAM GASCOIGNE, Knt., of Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, Tyrley, Staffordshire, etc., Justice of the Peace for the West Riding, Yorshire, Knight of the Body for King Richard III, son and heir, born about 1450. He married before 1469 MARGARET PERCY, daughter of Henry Percy, Knt., 3rd Earl of Northumberland, 6th Lord Percy (descendant of King Edward III), by Eleanor, daughter and heiress of Richard Poynings, Knt. (descendant of King Edward I) [see PERCY 12 for her ancestry]. They had six sons, William, Knt., Henry, Thomas, Henry (again), John, and Thomas (again) and seven daughters, Margaret (wife of Ralph, Lord Ogle), Eleanor, Maud, Joan, Elizabeth, Anne (or Agnes), and Dorothy. In 1480 he obtained a license to crenellate his house at Gawthorpe and impark over 2,000 acres of his demesne. He was knighted by Richard, Duke of Gloucester (afterwards King Richard III), on campaign near Berwick in 1481. He was present at the Batte of Bosworth in 1485. SIR WILLIAM GASCOIGNE died 12 Mar 1487.


  • The visitation of Yorkshire in the years 1563 and 1564 (1881)
  • G5 William Gaskon son & heyr. mar. Jane doughter & heyr of Henry Wyman. Ch: Sir William Gaskon son & heyr.; Henry Gaskon 2 son to William dyd mary doghter of John Bolton called Margaret, of whom is the house of Mykelfeld desended.; Ales wyff to Sir John Savell.; Elsabeth wyff to Sir William Ryder.; Elsabeth mar. to Sir Rychard Redman.; Kateren mar. fyrst to Faconbredge & after to Rychard Wastnes.; Anne mar. to ___ Langton.
    • G6 Sir William Gaskon son & heyr. mar. Margaret doughter to Thomas Clarell, to her 2 husband Robert Waterton, & after to John Fitz William of Sprotboroo. Ch: Raff 4 son weded Ales doghter and heyre to John Routh. Of this Raff is desended the Howsse of Burnell. F 98 says Burneby.; Robert Gaskon 2 son maryed Elenor doghter & heyr to Henry Manston.; Jane wyff to Sir Henry Vavasor Knight.; Anne wyff to Sir Hugh Hastynges.; Margaret wyff to William Scargyll.; A doghter mar. to Robert* Dransfeld (* Should be Christopher, See page 101 of this work.).; A doghter mar. to Hamon Sutton.; John Gaskon of Gawthorpe 3 son to Sir William. ; Sir William Gaskon son & heyr.
      • G7 Sir William Gaskon son & heyr. mar. Dame Jane doghter & heyr to John Nevell Baron of Owseley and Lord of Wymesley. Ch: Humfrey 2 son sans issu.; John 3 son a Prest.; Margaret wyff to Crystofer Ward and had issu.; Anne wyff to Sir Robert Plumpton.; Sir William Gaskon Knight, son & heyr to Sir William. 2nd husband to Dame Jane, Sir James Haryngton and had issu.
        • G8 Sir William Gaskon Knight, son & heyr to Sir William maryed Margaret doghter of Henry the 3 Earl of Northumberland. Ch: Henry.; Thomas.; Henry.; John.; Elenor.; Mawde.; Joan.; (all dyed sans issue. D 2.; Margaret wyf to Raff Lord Ogle.; Elsabeth wyf to George Lord Talboys & had issue Elsabeth a doghter.; Anne wyff to Sir Thomas Ferfax.; Doraty wyf to Nynyan Markenfeld.; Thomas Gaskon.; Sir William Gaskon Knight, son & heyr to Sir William.


  • Jane Neville Lady Gawthorpe

born Oversley and Wormsley, Warwickshire, England

died 1486 Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England


  • John Neville Sheriff of Lincolnshire

born 1416 Oversley, Warwickshire, England

died 17 March 1481/82 Althorpe, Lincolnshire


  • Elizabeth Newmarch

born 1416 Oversley, Warwickshire, England




  • Sir William Gascoigne Lord of Gawthorpe

born about 1409 Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England

died 1463/64 Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England


  • Sir William Gascoigne born about 1431 Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England

died 4 March 1486/87 Gawthorpe, Yorkshire, England

Margaret Gascoigne born about 1433

biographical or anecdotal information:


LDS via Margaret Gascoigne #2



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Joan Nevill's Timeline

Age 2
Gawthorp, Yorkshire, England
Age 4
Newton Kyme, England
Age 6
Burghwallis, England
Age 8
West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Age 14
Gowthorpe, Yorkshire, England
Age 17
Little Harwood, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 27