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Ann Stonor (Neville)

Also Known As: "Lady Ann", "Stonore"
Birthdate: (28)
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Gwynedd, Wales
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John de Neville, Earl of Northumberland and Isabel Ingoldisthorpe
Wife of Sir William Stonor, Kt.
Mother of John Stonor and Anne Fortescue
Sister of George Neville, 1st and last Duke of Bedford; John Neville; Elizabeth Wentworth; Margaret Downes; Lucy Browne and 2 others
Half sister of NN Norreys

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About Ann Stonor

  • Anne Neville1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
  • F, #52668, b. circa 1459, d. circa 5 November 1486
  • Father Sir John Neville, Earl of Northumberland, Marquess of Montague, Lord Neville de Montagu, Sheriff of Northumberland9,3,4,10,6,7,11 b. c 1431, d. 14 Apr 1471
  • Mother Isabel Ingoldsthorpe9,3,4,10,6,7,11 b. c 1441, d. 20 May 1476
  • Anne Neville was born circa 1459 at of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.1 She married Sir William Stonor, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle, son of Thomas Stonor, Esq., Sheriff of Oxfordshire & Berkshire, Justice of the Peace for Oxfordshire and Joan de la Pole, circa October 1481; They had 1 son (John) and 1 daughter (Anne, wife of Sir Adrian Fortescue).2,3,4,5,6,7,8 Anne Neville died circa 5 November 1486.1,3,4,6,7
  • Family Sir William Stonor, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Devonshire, High Steward of Oxford University, Joint-Constable of Wallingford Castle b. c 1450, d. 21 May 1494
  • Child
    • Anne Stonor+3,4,6,7 b. c 1484, d. 14 Jun 1518
  • Citations
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. IX, p. 93, notes.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 201.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 691-692.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 55.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 455.
  • [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 295.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 431.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 395.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 200-201.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 453-454.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 393-394.
  • From:


  • Lady Anne Neville1
  • F, #14511, b. before 1464, d. before 1486
  • Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.92%
  • Lady Anne Neville was born before 1464. She was the daughter of Sir John Neville, 1st and last Marquess of Montagu and Isabel Ingaldesthorpe.1 She married Sir William Stonor, son of Thomas Stonor and Jeanne de la Pole, before 1482.2 She died before 1486.1
  • From before 1482, her married name became Stonor.
  • Children of Lady Anne Neville and Sir William Stonor
    • Anne Stonor+3
    • John Stonor3 b. 1482, d. 1499
  • Citations
  • [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 16. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 658. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  • From:


  • Anne NEVILLE
  • Born: ABT 1466, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Died: BEF 5 Nov 1486
  • Father: John NEVILLE (1° M. Montagu)
  • Mother: Isabel INGOLDESTHORPE (M. Montagu)
  • Married: William STONOR (Sir Knight) (d. 21 May 1474) ABT 1481
  • Children:
    • 1. Anne STONOR (b. ABT 1484 - d. 14 Jun 1518) (m. Sir Adrian Fortescue)
  • From: NEVILLE5


  • John Neville, 1st Marquess of Montagu KG (c.1431 – 14 April 1471) was, until his final years, a Yorkist leader in the Wars of the Roses, brother of Warwick the Kingmaker and perhaps best known for eliminating Lancastrian resistance in the north of England in the first three years of the reign of Edward IV of England.
  • Montagu was the third son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury and Alice Montagu, Countess of Salisbury, and a younger brother of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, "the Kingmaker".
  • .... etc.
  • Neville married Isabel Ingoldesthorpe (c.1441 – 20 May 1476), daughter and co-heiress of Sir Edmund Ingoldesthorpe (d. 2 September 1456) of Burrough Green and Sawston, Cambridgeshire, by whom he had a son and five daughters:[5]
    • George Neville, Duke of Bedford (c. 1457–1483), who died without issue.
    • Anne Neville, who married Sir William Stonor of Stonor in Pyrton, Oxfordshire, a descendant of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk.[6]
    • Elizabeth Neville, who married firstly Thomas Scrope, 6th Baron Scrope of Masham, and secondly Sir Henry Wentworth of Nettlestead.[6]
    • Margaret Neville, who married firstly Sir John Mortimer (d. before 12 November 1504),[7] only son of Sir Hugh Mortimer and Eleanor Cornwall,[8][9][10] secondly Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, and thirdly Robert Downes, gentleman.[6][11]
    • Lucy Neville, who married firstly Sir Thomas FitzWilliam of Aldwark, North Yorkshire, and secondly Sir Anthony Browne.[6]
    • Isabel Neville, who married firstly Sir William Huddleston of Millom, Cumberland, and secondly Sir William Smythe.[6]
  • Neville's widow married, on 25 April 1472, as his second wife, Sir William Norreys of Yattendon.[12]
  • From:,_1st_Marquess_of_Montagu


  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 40
  • Neville, John (d.1471) by James Tait
  • NEVILLE, JOHN, Marquis of Montagu and Earl of Northumberland (d. 1471), third son of Richard Neville, earl of Salisbury [q. v.], and Alice, daughter and heiress of Thomas de Montacute or Montagu, fourth earl of Salisbury [q. v.], was born between 1428 and 1435. His brothers, Richard Neville [q. v.], ‘the king-maker,’ and George Neville, archbishop of York [q. v.], are separately noticed. At Christmas 1449 Neville was knighted by Henry VI at Greenwich, along with his elder brother Thomas and the king's two half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper Tudor (Worcester, p. 770). He played a prominent part in 1453 in those armed conflicts between the Nevilles and the Percies in Yorkshire, which William Worcester (ib.) afterwards described as ‘initium maximorum dolorum in Anglia,’ the true beginning of the civil war. .... etc.
  • He married, on 25 April, 1457 Isabel, daughter and coheiress of Sir Edmund Ingoldesthorpe of Borough Green, near Newmarket, by Joan, sister and eventually heiress of John Tiptoft, earl of Worcester (Paston Letters, i. 416; Rot. Parl. v. 387; cf. Doyle). By her he had two sons and five daughters (Swallow, De Nova Villa, p. 224): (1) George, created Duke of Bedford on 5 April 1470; he was degraded from this and all his other dignities by act of parliament in 1478, when he may have been just coming of age, on the ground that he had no ‘livelihood’ to support them, his father's treason having frustrated the king's intention of attaching estates to the titles (Rot. Parl. vi. 173). Sir James Ramsay (ii. 426) suggests that the Bedford title was now needed for Edward's third son, George. George Neville died in 1483 without issue, and was buried in the church of Sheriff-Hutton, near York, a Neville castle and manor. The alabaster effigy, with a coronet, still remaining in the church, and often said to be young Bedford's (Murray, Yorkshire, p. 157), is that of a mere child, perhaps the son of Richard of Gloucester, to whom Sheriff Hutton passed after Warwick's death; and the shield bears a cross, not the Neville saltire. Montagu's second son, John Neville, died in infancy (1460), and was buried at Sawston, Cambridgeshire.
  • The daughters were: (1) Anne, who married Sir William Stonor of Oxfordshire; (2) Elizabeth, married first to Thomas, lord Scrope of Masham (d. 1493), and secondly, before 1496, to Sir Henry Wentworth, who died in 1500 (she died in 1515); (3) Margaret, married first Thomas Horne, secondly Sir J. Mortimer, and thirdly Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk [q. v.], who divorced her; (4) Lucy, married first Sir Thomas Fitzwilliam, and secondly Sir Anthony Brown, her grandson by whom was created Viscount Montagu in 1554. The dignity is supposed to have become extinct on the death in 1797 of Mark Anthony Brown, the ninth viscount, who had entered a French monastery, but various claims have since been set up to it (Doyle; Nicholas, Historic Peerage, ed. Courthope); (5) Isabel, married first Sir William Huddlestone of Sawston, secondly William Smith of Elford, Staffordshire.
  • [Rotuli Parliamentorum; State Papers, Venetian Series, ed. Rawdon Browne; Rymer's Fœdera, original edit.; Lords' Report on the Dignity of a Peer; Proceedings and Ordinances of the Privy Council, ed. Palgrave; William Worcester (ad pedem Stevenson's Wars in France, vol. ii.) and Register of Whethamstede in Rolls Ser.; English Chronicle, 1377–1461, ed. Davies, Gregory's Chronicle (see Eng. Hist. Rev. viii. 31, 565) in Collections of a London Citizen, ed. Gairdner, Three Fifteenth-Century Chronicles, ed. Gairdner, Warkworth's Chronicle, the Rebellion in Lincolnshire, and the Arrivall of Edward IV, all published by the Camden Soc.; the Continuator of the Croyland Chronicle, ed. Fulman, 1684; Fabyan's Chronicle, ed. 1811; Hall's Chronicle, ed. 1809; Chron. of the White Rose, ed. 1845; Paston Letters, ed. Gairdner; Wavrin, ed. Hardy (Rolls Ser.), and Dupont (Soc. de l'Hist. de France), Commines, ed. Dupont (Soc. de l'Hist. de France); George Chastellain, ed. Kervyn de Lettenhove, Brussels, 1863–6; Beaucourt's Histoire de Charles VII; Pauli's Geschichte Englands, vol. v.; Ramsay's Lancaster and York; Lingard's History; Dugdale's Baronage; Doyle's Official Baronage; Nicolas's Historic Peerage, ed. Courthope; Swallow, De Nova Villa, Newcastle, 1885; Todd's Sheriff Hutton, ed. 1824. Montagu figures largely in Lord Lytton's novel, the Last of the Barons (1843), as a foil to Warwick.]
  • From:,_John_(d.1471)_(DNB00)


  • Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition ...
  • Pg.294
  • 12. JOAN (or JANE) [DE LA] POLE, illegitimate child of William [de la] Pole, K.G., allegedly by Malyne de Cay, born in Normandy evidently early in 1430. She married before 1450 THOMAS STONOR (or STONOUR, STONAR), Esq., of Stonor (in Pyrton), Oxfordshire, Bierton-Stonors (in Bierton), Buckinghamshire, Ermington, Devon, Penton Mewsey, Hampshire, Knight of the Shire of Oxfordshire, Sheriff of Oxfordsshire and Berkshire, 1453-4, 1465-6, Justice of the peace for Oxfordshire, 1466, 1468-71, 1473-4, son and heir of Thomas Stonor, Esq., of Stonor (in Pyrton), Oxfordshire, Ermington, Devon, Penton Mewsey, Hampshire, etc. Knight of the Shire for Oxfordshire, by Alice, daughter and heiress of Thomas Kirby, of Horton, Kirby, Kent. He was born 23 March 1424 (aged 7 in 1431). They had three sons, William, K.B., Thomas, and Edmund, and four daughters, Alice (wife of Richard Harcout, Knt.), Joan (wife of John Cottesmore), Mary, and Elizabeth (or Isabel). His wife, Joan, had letters of denization granted to her 11 May 1453, she being born in Normandy and dwelling in England from the time of her marriage. In 1458 he was pardoned as one of the trustees of the lands of his wife's late father, William de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk. In 1465 the king granted him 100 marks from the issues of the counties and Oxford and Berkshire. In 1469 he and his wife Joan, sold the manor of Bierton-Stonors (in Bierton), Buckinghamshire to Ralph Verney, Knt. He was pardoned in 1472, after his lapse with the lancastrians in 1470. In 1471 he witnessed a conveyance of the manor of Swerford, Oxfordshire in favor of Alice de la Pole, Duchess of Suffolk. In 1472 John Arundell, Knt. conveyed all his title and rights to a moiety share of the manors of Stratford, Suffolk, Ewelme, Oxfordshire, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, and East Worldham, Hampshire to Alice de la Pole, Duchess of Suffolk, Thomas Stonor, and Humphrey Forster, Esq. THOMAS STONOR, Esq., died testate 23 April 1474, and was buried at Pyrton, Oxfordshire. In 1480 the king granted an annuity of 80 pounds to his secretary, John Kendale, "during the life of Jane mother of Sir William Stonor, rebel." Joan or (Jane) died 28 Feb 1494. She left a will dated 13 April 1493, proved 16 Nov. 1494 (P.C.C. 16 Vox).
  • .... etc.
  • Pg.295
  • Children of Joan (or Jane) de la Pole, by Thomas Stonor, Esq.:
    • i. WILLIAM STONOR, K.B. [see next].
    • ii. MARY STONOR, married JOHN BARANTYNE, Esq., of Little Haseley, Oxfordshire [see BARANTYNE 13].
  • 13. WILLIAM STONOR, K.B., of Stonor in Pyrton), Oxfordshire, Ermington, Devon, Penton Mewsey, Hampshire, and London, and, in right of his 2nd wife, of Clist Barneville and Hode (in Kertington), Devon, and Wolston, Cornwall, Steward of Thame and Dorchester, Oxfordshire, Knight of the Body to King Henry VII, Knight of the Shire for Oxfordshire, Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire, 1485, Sheriff of Devonshire, 1490-1, High Steward of Oxford University, joint Constable of Wallingford Castle, son and heir, born about 1450 (aged 24 in 1474). He married (1st) in 1475 ELIZABETH CROKE (died 1479), widow of Thomas Rich and John Fenne (died 3 Sept. 1474), and daughter of John Croke, Alderman of London. He married (2nd) before Jan. 1480/1 AGNES WINNARD (or WENARD) (died 4 May 1481), widow of John Wideslade, and daughter and heiress of John Winnard, of Hatherleigh, Devonshire. He married (3rd) in Autumn 1481 ANNE NEVILLE, daughter of John Neville, K.G., Earl of Northumberland, afterwards Marquess of Montagu (descendant of King Edward III), by Isabel (descendant of King Edward I), daughter and heiress of Edmund Ingaldesthorpe, Knt. [see CHERLETON 14 for her ancestry]. They had one son, John, and one daughter, Anne. He was present at the Coronation of King Richard III in 1483. His wife, Anne, was co-heiress in 1483 to her brother, George Neville, formerly Duke of Bedford. He joined in the rebellion of Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, and was attainted Oct. or Nov. 1485. He probably accompanied Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset, in his flight to Brittany. His estates were restored on the accession of King Henry VII, who made him a banneret at the Battle of Stoke 16 June 1487. His wife, Anne, died shortly before 5 Nov. 1486. In 1491 he sued Thomas Dormer and others in the Court of Star Chamber regarding a riotous assembly at Nursling, Hampshire. SIR WILLIAM STONOR died 21 May 1494. He left a will dated 11 Apr. 1489, proved in 1494 (P.C.C.20 Vox).
  • .... etc.
  • Pg.296 is not part of this book preview.
  • Pg.512
  • 14. ISABEL (or ELIZABETH) INGALDESTHORPE, daughter and heiress, born about 1441 (aged 15 in 1456). She married (1st) 25 April 1457 JOHN NEVILLE, K.G., of Shenley Hall (in Shenley), Hertfordshire, Oakford, Devon, Gaunts Earthcott (in Almondbury), Gloucestershire, Eastney and Efford (in Milford), Hampshire, Knowle and Goathill, Somerset, etc., Privy Councillor , 1461, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, 1461, Warden of the East Marches towards Scotland, 1463-70, Sheriff of Northamberland, 1466, Warden of the East Marches towards Scotland, 1470, Lieutenant north of the Trent, 1470, and in right of his wife, of Melksham, Wiltshire, 3rd son of Richard Neville, K.G., 5th Earl of Salisbury (descendant of King Edward III), by Alice (descendant of King Edward I), daughter and heiress of Thomas Montagu, K.G., 4th Earl of Salisbury [see MONTAGU 11 for his ancestry]. He was born about 1431, and was knighted by King Henry VI at Greenwich Christmas Day 1449. They had one son, George [Duke of Bedford], and five daughters, Anne, Elizabeth, Margaret, Lucy, and Isabel. Isabel was heiress to a 500 mark annuity granted in 1339 by King Edward III to her ancestor, Thomas de Bradeston, to maintain him in the status of Knight Banneret. A quarrel between John Neville and Sir Thomas Percy developed into a clan war throughout the Northern counties, and was a prelude to the War of the Roses. When his brother, Richard Neville, came into control of the country, John received advancement and many grants. He was a legatee in the 1459 will of his father. He was summoned to Parliament 25 Jan. 1461, by writ directed J. Montagu, where he may be held to have become Lord Montagu. In 1462 he was granted the manor of Beaumont (in Hallaton), Leicestershire by the King. He was created Earl of Northumberland 27 May 1464 (resigned in 1470) and Marquess of Montagu 25 March 1470. His wife, Isabel, was granted letters of fraternity by the Pior and Convent of Durham in 1466. SIR JOHN VEVILLE, Marquess of Montagu, was slain at the Battle of Barnet 14 April 1471, and his lands were forteited. He was buried at Bisham Priory, Berkshire, His widow, Isabel, married (2nd) 25 April 1472 (as his 2nd wife) WILLIAM NORREYS (or NORRYS, NORYS, NOREYS), Knt. [see BULLOCK 11]. of Yattendon, Adresham (in South Moreton), Elington (in Cookham), Bullocks (in Cookham), Hall Court (in Thatcham), and Marlston (in Bucklebury), Berkshire, Braunstone, Leicestershire, and London, Knight of the Body to Kings Edward IV and Henry VII, Lieutenant of Windsor, 1488-1506, Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire, 1468-9, 1481-2, 1486-7, Knight of the Shire for Berkshire, 1459, and, in right of his 2nd wife, Eainham and Wimbotsham, Norfolk, son and heir of John Norreys, Esq., of Ockwells (in Bray) and Yattendon, Berkshire, Master of the Royal Wardrobe, Treasurer of the Queen's Chamber, by his 1st
  • Pg.513
  • wife, Alice, daughter and heiress of Richard Merbrook, Esq. He was born about 1441 (aged 25 in 1466). They had one son (died young). In the period, 1468-9, James Staverton sued Sir William Norys, Sheriff of Berkshire in Chancery regarding the detention on suspicion of felony, complainant having bought from John Coldon beast alleged to be stolen. he presented to the churches of Wimbotsham, Norfolk, 1473 and 1488, and Rainham, Norfolk, 1479. In 1474 he and his wife, Isabel, presented to the chapel of St. Laurence in Tilney, Norfolk, and he alone in 1481 and 1505. His wife Isabel, Marchioness of Montagu, died 20 May 1476, and was buried with her 1st husband at Bisham Priory, Berkshire. In the period, 1476-80, or 1483-5, as "William Norrys, Knt., late the husband of Isabel, marchioness of Montagu," he sued Christopher Sharp in Chancery regarding the forging of his seal to a deed and suing thereon in Essex, where the jury would favour him. He married (3rd) before 31 Jan. 1477/8 (date of award) ANNE HORNE, widow successivly of William Harcout, Knt. (living 25 July 1471), of Maxstoke, Warwickshire, and Braunstone, Leicestershire, and John Stanley, Knt. (died 29 June 1476), of Elford, Staffordshire [see ELFORD 13], and daughter of Robert Horne, Alderman of London, by Joan, daughter of Edward Fabian. They had two sons, Richard and Lionel, and four daughters, Katherine (wife of William Fermor, Esq.), and Jane (wife of John Cheney). In the period, 1476-80, or 1483-5, as "William Norrys, Knt., late the husband of Isabel, marchioness of Montagu," he sued Christopher Sharp in Chancery regarding the forging of is seal to a deed and suing thereon in Essex, where the jury would favour him. In 1479 he and his wife, Anne, sued John Stanley, Esq., for a third part of the manors of Clifton-Campville, Haunton, and Pipe, Staffordshire, which they claimed as the dower of Anne of the dotation of John Stanley, Knt., her former husband. He was attainted in 1484 fr his part in Buckingham's rebellion. He was granted the manor of Redenhall, Norfolk by the king in 1486. In 1499 he had a renewal of his father's grant to enclose Yattendon, Berkshire. His wife, Anne, died shortly before 14 Nov. 1505. SIR WILLIAM NORREY died shortly before 10 Jan. 1507.
  • .... etc.
  • Pg.514
  • Children of John Neville, K.G., by Isabel Ingaldesthorpe:
    • i. ANNE NEVILLE, married WILLIAM STONOR, Knt., of Stonor (in Pyrton), Oxfordshire [see STONOR 13].
    • ii. ELIZABETH NEVILLE, married (1st) THOMAS LE SCROPE, 6th Lord Scrope of Masham [see HARLESTON 13]; (2nd) HENRY WENTWORTH, K.B., of Nettlestead, Suffolk [see HARLESTON 13].
    • iii. MARGARET NEVILLE, married (1st) JOHN MORTIMER, Knt.; (2nd) CHARLES BRANDON, K.G., 1st Duke of Suffolk [see BRANDON 13.i.a; TUDOR 12.V]; (3rd) ROBERT DOWNES, Gent.
    • iv. LUCY NEVILLE, married (1st) THOMAS FITZWILLIAM, Knt., of Aldwark, Yorkshire; (2nd) ANTHONY BROWNE, Knt., of Calais, France [see BATTLE 14].
    • v. ISABEL NEVILLE [see next].
  • 15. ISABEL NEVILLE, co-heiress in 1483 to her brother, George Neville, formerly Duke of Bedford. She married (1st) before 14 July 1492 (date of commission) WILLIAM HUDDLESTON, Esq., of Millom, Cumberland, 3rd son of John Huddleston, Knt., of Millom, Cumberland, by Mary, 3rd daughter and co-heiress of Henry Fenwick, Knt. They had two sons, John, Knt., and Richard, Esq. His wife, Isabel, was co-heiress in 1494 to her grandmother, Joan, widow of Edmund Ingaldesthorpe, Knt., by which she inherited the manors of Bartlow and Sawston, Cambridgeshire and Rainham and Wimbotsham, Norfolk. In Jan. 1498 he was granted the third paort called the "Middle Ward" of the manor of Egremont and the Castle of Egremont, Cumberland for life at £36 a year. His date of death is unknown. His widow, Isabel, married (2nd) (as his 2nd wife) WILLIAM SMYTH (or SMYTHE), Knt., of Elford, Haselour, and Oakley, Staffordshire, Quorndon, Liecestershire, Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire, etc., courtier of King Henry VII, Escheator of Lancashire, 1502, .... etc.


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Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 18
Stonor, Oxfordshire, England
Age 26
Buckinghamshire, England
November 5, 1486
Age 28
Gwynedd, Wales