Sir William Vaux, of Great Harrowden

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William Vaux

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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 Maud Vaux
Husband of Catherine Fox and Catherine Penistone
Father of Margaret Leake; Nicholas Vaux, 1st Baron Vaux of Harrowden and Joan Vaux, Lady Guildford
Brother of Sir Roland Vaux; Nicholas de Vaux; Philippa de Vaux and Eleanor de Vaux

Occupation: Sir William Vaux of Great Harrowden
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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
1460
1460
Age 24
Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire, England
1462
1462
Age 26
Great Harrowden, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England
1465
1465
Age 29
Hasland, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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