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John de Vere

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John "Earl of Oxford" de Vere
Born in Hedingham Castle,,Essex,England
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about in Tower Hill,London,Middlesex,England
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John de Vere was arrested with his eldest son for plotting against the Yorkist King Edward IV. Imprisoned and later executed by beheading at London Tower.


John & Elizabeth nee Howard's 1st son Aubrey had been executed (along with his father John the 12th Earl of Oxford a week later for treason) in 1462]

John & Elizabeth nee Howard's 2nd son John (13th Earl of Oxford from 1462) b: 1442 married (1) Margaret Neville & (2) Elizabeth Scrope

John & Elizabeth nee Howard's 3rd son was Sir George de Vere who died 1503. He married (1) Margaret Talbot and (2) Margaret Stafford

John & Elizabeth nee Howard's 4th son Sir Richard de Vere was whom married Margaret Percy.

The above sons Sir George de Vere and Sir Richard de Vere never held the title of Earl of Oxford.


  • Memoirs of Chesters of Chicheley RJCW Ref 175a Tyndall of Hockwold

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