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Richard (Neville) de Neville (1428 - 1471)

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Richard "king maker, Earl of Warwick, Earl of Salisbury" de Neville formerly Neville
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Profile last modified | Created 21 Feb 2011 | Last significant change: 9 Nov 2018
19:13: Robin Anderson edited the Biography for Richard (Neville) de Neville. [Thank Robin for this]
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Richard Neville was born 22 nov 1428 to Richard Neville and Alice Montagu.[1][2]

Richard Neville married Anne Beauchamp after 9 mar 1436 when their marriage contract was made.[1][2] They had these children:

  • Isabell, married George, Duke of Clarence
  • Anne, married Edward of Lancaster, Duke of Cornwall

Richard also had mistress(es) and they had children:

  • Margaret, married Sir Richard Huddleston
  • Alice, married Christopher Conyers

Richard Neville was killed at the Battle of Barnet 14 apr 1471.[1][2]

Richard de Neville, Earl of Warwick

RIchard "the king maker" Neville (b. 22 Nov 1428 - d. 14 Apr 1471 Battle of Barnet), Earl of Warwick and 2nd Earl of Salisbury,[3][4] was only 26 years old when he became famous after the First Battle of St. Albans.[5] He and his brother John, Lord Montagu, died at the Battle of Barnet. They were buried at Bisham priory in Berkshire.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol IV, p 126 MONTAGU #12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), Vol III, p 164 MONTAGU #11.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lewis, 2014
  4. Lewis (2014), says he's the 1st Earl of Warwick and 2nd Earl of Salisbury while Wikipedia states 16th Earl of Warwick and 6th Earl of Salisbury, (Wikipedia: Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick)
  5. Burley, Elliot & Watson, 2013

Source list:

  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families], 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013).
  • Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd edition, 3 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011).

See also:

  • Burley, P., Elliot, M. & Watson, H. (2013). The Battles of St Albans: Battleground War of the Roses. Pen and Sword. Ebook.
  • Lewis, M. (2014, March 11). "Sir Richard 'the King Maker' Neville, 1st Earl Warwick, 2nd Earl Salisbury, Lord Bergavenny, Glamorgan, & Morgannwg, Sheriff of Worcestershire, Admiral of England, Ireland, & Aquitaine, Chamberlain of the Exchequer." ORTNCA. Web.[6]
  • Huddleston, M. (2011, August 24). "A glimpse at Warwick’s natural daughter Margaret." A Nevill Feast. Weblog.
  • Tait, J. (1894). Neville, Richard (1428-1471) (DNB00).


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On 8 Nov 2018 at 13:59 GMT Robin Anderson wrote:

Hi! The Magna Carta project has identified this profile as on a 'trail' from Gateway Ancestor Robert Drake to Surety Baron Roger Bigod. We will be updating this profile in line with project guidelines. (See Base Camp, contact person Robin Anderson)

On 2 Jan 2017 at 13:42 GMT James LaLone wrote:

Richard is 24 degrees from Rosa Parks, 23 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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