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Isabel Smythe (Neville)

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: October 12, 1516 (42-50)
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John de Neville, Earl of Northumberland and Isabel Ingoldisthorpe
Wife of Sir William Hudleston, Kt. and Sir William Smythe, Sheriff of Staffordshire
Mother of John Huddleston; Richard Huddleston and John Smythe, Esq., of Corsham
Sister of George Neville, 1st and last Duke of Bedford; John Neville; Elizabeth Wentworth; Ann Stonor; Margaret Neville and 1 other
Half sister of NN Norreys

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About Isabel Smythe

  • A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and ... (1835) Vol. II
  • SIR RICHARD DE HODLESTON, one of the heroes of AGINCOURT, and made a KNIGHT BANNERET on that celebrated field. He served in the wars of France in the tetinue of Sir William de Harrington, K.G. whose sister, Margaret, daughter of Robert de Harrington, Lord Harrington, he had married. Sir Richard was s. by his son,
    • SIR JOHN HODLESTON, knt. Lord of Millum, who was sheriff of Cumberland in the 35th of HENRY VI. to which office he was appointed for life by the Duke of Gloucester. he represented the county in the 7th of EDWARD IV. and was keeper and bailiff of the king's woods and chases in Barnoldewicke, in the county of York, steward of Penrith, and warden of the West Marches. He m. JOANE, eldest daughter and co-heir of SIR MILES STAPLETON,|| and had three sons, viz.
      • I. RICHARD (Sir), knight of the Bath, who died in the lifetime of his father, 1st RICHARD III. He m. Margaret, natural daughter of Richard, Earl of Warwick, and had one son and two daughters, viz.
      • II. JOHN (Sir), who carried on the line of Millum.*
      • III. WILLIAM (Sir).
      • * SIR JOHN HODLESTON (second son of Sir Richard (THIS MUST BE AN ERROR AND SHOULD BE SIR JOHN) and Joane Stapleton) m. Joan, daughter of Lord Fitz-hugh, and dying in the 5th of HENRY VIII. was s. by his son, .......
    • The youngest son,
      • SIR WILLIAM HODLESTON, knt. espoused the lady ISABEL NEVILL, fifth daughter of John, MARQUESS OF MONTACUTE. This lady, on the death of her brother George, duke of Bedford, divided with her four sisters as his co-heirs, the large possessions which had belonged to the MARQUESS OF MONTACUTE, her father, to SIR EDMUND INGLESTHORPE, her maternal grandfather and to JOHN TIPTOFT, EARL OF WORCESTER, her maternal great-uncle, as fully set forth in the ancient partition made on the 4th of July, 17th of HENRY VII. in the hands of the present Mr. Huddleston. Lady Isabella's
      • portion comprised fifteen manors or estates, amongst which were those of SAWSTON and Dernford, still the property and abode of the family. By the co-heir of Montacute branch of the great family of Nevill (which see at foot), who survived him, Sir William had two sons, viz.
        • I. JOHN (Sir), heir.
        • II. Richard, who wedded first, Margaret, daughter and heir of Sir William Smith, of Elford, in Staffordshire, and had two daughters,
          • Lucy, m. to John Brooke, of Haslen, in Staffordshire.
          • Anne, m. to John Bowles.
        • He m. secondly, Sybel, daughter of ___ Crofts, and had a son,
          • Richard, who m. the Hon. Isabel, Lady Wenman, widow of Sir Richard Wenman, and elder daughter and coheir of John Williams, BARON WILLIAMS, of Thame. This Richard Hodleston was living in the 18th of ELIZABETH.
      • The elder son and heir,
        • SIR JOHN HODLESTON, knt. of Salston, m. the Honorable Dorothy Sutton, daughter of Edward, Lord Dudley. He was sheriff of the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon in the third of RICHARD III. and was s. at his decease by his son,


  • Pedigrees recorded at the heralds' visitations of the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland : made by Richard St. George, Norry, king of arms in 1615, and by William Dugdale, Norry, king of arms in 1666 ([1891?])
    • CHART
      • Hudleston, of Millum, (C) 1615.
  • 4. Richard Hudleston =
    • 5. Sir John Hudleston, Knt., ob. 6 Nov., 9 H. VII. 1490.2 = Jane, dau. and heir of Sir Miles Stapleton, Knt. ch:
      • a. 1. Richard Hudleston, died in the lifetime of his father. = Margaret, base dau. of ___ Nevill, Earl of Warwick, died 14 H. VII. ch: Richard, o.s.p.; Margaret, sister and heir, wife of Lancelot Salkeld, of Gawbarrow; Joane, sister and heir, wife of Hugh Fleming.
      • b. 2. Sir John Hudleston, Knt., died 3 H. VIII., 1511-12. = ___ dau. of Lord Fitzhugh. ch: John Hudleston, 24 yere old, 3 Hen. VIII. married to his 3rd wife, Joyce, dau. and heir of John Prickley, of Prickley, in Com. Worc. = ___ dau. of ___ Clifford, 1st wife. = ___ dau. of Sir John Semor, Knt., aunt of the Duke. 2nd wife. ch:
      • c. 3. William Hudleston, 17 H. VII. = Isabel, dau. and heir of John Nevill, Marquis Mantagu. ch:
      • Hudleston, of Sawston, Co. Cambridge. (1615.)
      • William Hudleston, = Isabel Nevill ch:
        • Richard Hudleston, esquire. = Margaret, dau. and co-heir of Sir William ___ Knt., 1st wife. = Sibill, of Croftes, 2nd wife
        • Sir John Hudleston, Knt. = ___ dau. of Edward, Lord Dudley.


  • The history of Newmarket : and the annals of the turf: with memoirs and biographical notices of the habitués of Newmarket, and the notable turfites, from the earliest times to the end of the seventeenth century (1886)
  • William Huddleston, who settled at Swaston (six miles south of Cambridge) in consequence of his marriage with one of the co-heiresses of John Neville, Marquis Montague, was of an ancient family in Cumberland. His son, Sir John Huddleston, entertained the Princess Mary at his house, immediately after the death of her brother. King Edward VI., and contrived her escape to Framlingham Castle, for which
  • * State Papers, Dom., vol. cccxviii., No. 69 (149).
  • his house was plundered by the mob, who took part with Lady Jane Grey. The princess is said to have been conveyed to Framlingham "on a double horse behind Mr. Huddleston's servant." On her accession to the throne, she rewarded her protector by bestowing on him the honour of knighthood, and making him Vice-chamberlain. It has been said also, that she gave him a great part of the materials of Cambridge Castle to rebuild his house at Swaston. It may be observed, however, that this ancient mansion is chiefly composed of brick ; the date corresponds with the tradition, for it appears it was built in 1557.


  • Baronia anglica concentrata: or, A concentrated account of all the baronies commonly called baronies in fee; deriving their origin from writ of summons, and not from any specific limited creation, whereto is added The proofs of parliamentary sitting, from the reign of Edw. I to that of Queen Anne; also A glossary of dormants English, Scotch, and Irish peerage titles (1844)
    • CHART
      • The following account of the successive lords and possessors of Millum, is taken from Nicholson and Burn's History* of the counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland:
  • F. Sir Richard Hudleston, a Knight Banneret, temp. Hen. V. = Margaret, sister to Sir William Harrington, K.G. ch: Sir John Hudleston.
    • G. Sir John Hudleston, Warden of the West Marches, and M.P. for the county of Cumberland, 7 Edward IV. = Joan, co-heir to Sir Miles Stapleton, of Ingham. ch: 1. Sir Richard, of Millum. = Margaret, daughter of Richard Nevil, Earl of Sarum.b; 2. John, Uncle and heir-male to Richard Hudleston. = Joane, daughter of Lorad FitzHugh.; 3. William, married Isabel, daughter & co-heir of John Nevil, Margquis of Montague.
      • H.1. Sir Richard Hudleston, of Millum. = Margaret, daughter of Richard Nevil, Earl of Sarum.b ch: Richard, married Elizabeth, daughter of Lady Mable Dacre; ob. s.p.; Joan,c sister and co-heir, married Hugh Gleming, of Rydal, Esq.; Margaret,d sister and co-heir, married Lancelot Threlkeld of Whitehall.
      • H.2. John, Uncle and heir-male to Richard Hudleston. = Joane, daughter of Lord FitzHugh. ch: John Hudlestn, of Millum.


  • Lady Isabella Neville1
  • F, #14514, b. after 1467
  • Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.92%
  • Lady Isabella Neville was born after 1467. She was the daughter of Sir John Neville, 1st and last Marquess of Montagu and Isabel Ingaldesthorpe.1 She married Sir William Hodleston, son of Sir John Hodleston.1
  • Her married name became Hodleston.1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S8] Volume 1, page 17. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • From:


  • Isabella NEVILLE
  • Born: AFT 1457
  • Died: 12 Oct 1516
  • Buried: St. Peter's Church, Elford
  • Father: John NEVILLE (1° M. Montagu)
  • Mother: Isabel INGOLDESTHORPE (M. Montagu)
  • Married 1: William HUDDLESTON (Sir Knight)
  • Children:
    • 1. Robert HUDDLESTON (Esq.) (m. Margery Smythe)
    • 2. Richard HUDDLESTON (m. Elizabeth Dacre)
  • Married 2: William SMYTHE (Sir Knight)
  • From: NEVILLE1
  • _________
  • John Neville, 1st Marquess of Montagu KG (c. 1431 – 14 April 1471) was a Yorkist leader in the Wars of the Roses, best-known for eliminating Lancastrian resistance in the north of England during the early part of the reign of Edward IV of England.
  • Montagu was a younger son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury and Alice Montagu, Countess of Salisbury, and thus a brother of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick and George Neville, the Archbishop of York. .....
  • Marriage and children
  • He married Isabel Ingoldesthorpe (1441–1476), daughter and co-heiress of Sir Edmund Ingoldesthorp of Newmarket, and had seven children:
    • Anne Neville, married Sir William Stonor-descendant of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk
    • Isabelle Neville, married Sir William Huddleston, then Sir William Smythe
    • Elizabeth Neville, married Sir Henry Wentworth
    • John Neville, died sp bef. 1483 (dead at birth)
    • Margaret Neville, married Sir John Mortimer, then Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
    • George Neville, Duke of Bedford (c. 1457–1483), died sp
    • Lucy Neville, married Sir Thomas FitzWilliam of Aldwark, then Sir Anthony Browne.
  • Isabel married a year after his death, to Sir William Norreys.





  • 8. Richard c.1400-c.1420/30 marr. Joan
    • 9.Sir John c.1420-1493 marr. Mary Fenwick , dau. and co-heir of Sir Henry Fenwick of Fenwick (Northumberland) and Joan Leigh of Isel (Cumberland) 6 sons and 3 daus. Monument in Millom Church
      • 10a. Sir Richard d. 1485 marr. Margaret Neville nat. dau of Richard Neville Earl of Warwick .(the “Kingmaker”) issue :
      • 10b. Sir John c.1440/45-1512
      • Marr. Joan Stapleton (d.1519) dau, and heir.of Sir Miles Stapleton of Ingham (Y) and widow of Sir Christopher Harcourt . John and Joan both buried at Hailes Abbey (Glos)
      • 10c. William marr Isabel Neville ***see Sawston
        • 11. Sir John c. 1488-1547 marr.1.Joan Clifford dsp.
        • marr. 2. Joan Seymour . Millom Line****3 sons 1 dau
        • marr. 3. Joyce Prickley of Worcestershire**** see Hutton John
      • Sawston Branch (Cambridgeshire)
    • (No. 9) Sir John of Millom 1420-1493 and Mary Fenwick
      • 10c. 3rd son Williamc.1450 d.1511 marr 1482 Isabel Neville, 5th. dau. of John Neville, Marquess Montague and Isabel Ingoldesthorpe 2 sons
        • 11 John c1489-1530 marr. 1516 Elizabeth Sutton dau. of Edward Sutton, Lord Dudley 2 sons 1 dau.
  • The Lines of English Hudlestons by Annette Hudleston Harwood
  • From:


  • William Huddlestone, Esq.1,2
  • M, b. circa 1465, d. after January 1498
  • Father Sir John Huddlestone, Lord of Millum2 b. c 1435, d. 1 Jan 1512
  • Mother Mary Fenwick2 b. c 1437
  • William Huddlestone, Esq. was born circa 1465 at of Millum, Cumberland, England.1,3,2 He married Isabel Neville, daughter of Sir John Neville, Earl of Northumberland, Marquess of Montague, Lord Neville de Montagu, Sheriff of Northumberland and Isabel Ingoldsthorpe, before 14 July 1492; Date of commission. They had 2 sons (Sir John; & Richard, Esq.).4,2 William Huddlestone, Esq. died after January 1498.2
  • Family Isabel Neville b. c 1470, d. 12 Oct 1516 or 12 Nov 1517
  • Child
    • Sir John Huddlestone+3,2 b. c 1497, d. c 6 Oct 1531
  • Citations
  • 1.[S74] Brent Ruesch's Research Notes.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 455-456.
  • 3.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, SLC Archives.
  • 4.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 200-201.
  • From:


  • Sir William Hudleston
  • Father Sir John Hudleston
  • Mother Mary Fenwick
  • William married Isabel Neville, daughter of Sir John Neville Earl of Northumberland, Marquess of Montagu and Isabel Ingoldsthorpe.
  • ch:
    • Elizabeth Hudleston+
    • Sir John Hudleston+
    • Sir Richard Hudleston+
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Isabel Smythe's Timeline

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 20
Corsham, Wiltshire, England
Age 21
Probably Sawston, Cambridgeshire, England
October 12, 1516
Age 46
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, England