Biography of Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers

Timeline

Around 1440 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford.

In 1446 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers was appointed 199th Knight Garter: Edward IV.

Battle of Sandwich

On 15 Jan 1460 Yorkist forces commanded by John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham and Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury raided Sandwich capturing a number of Lancastrian ships. In addition, the Woodville family: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers, his wife Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford and their son Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers were captured. .

Coronation of Elizabeth Woodville

On 26 May 1465 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England was crowned as Queen Consort England by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey. Edward IV King England attended. John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers were appointed Knight of the Bath. .

On 12 Aug 1469 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers succeeded 2nd Earl Rivers (1C 1466).

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward I's paternal grand-father Edward of York, his father Richard of York and and his younger brother Edmund were reburied at St Mary and All Saints in Fotheringhay in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England, George York 1st Duke Clarence, Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset, William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers [Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York].

Edward V leaves Ludlow

On 23 Apr 1483 Edward V King England left Ludlow with his uncle Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers. .

Richard III's Dinner with the Woodvilles

On 30 Apr 1483 Richard III King England met Richard Grey and Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers at Stony Stratford who were accompanying Edward V King England to from Ludlow to London. All three had dinner together. .

Arrest of the Woodville Affinity

On 01 May 1483 Richard III King England arrested Richard Grey, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Thomas Vaughan Master at Stony Stratford. Edward V King England was taken under his uncle Richard's Protection to London. .

Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity

On 25 Jun 1483 Richard Grey, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Thomas Vaughan were beheaded at Pontefract Castle. .

14 Aug 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell was appointed Chief Butler of England. Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III. Richard III King England. Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell, knight, viscount Lovel, the king's chamberlain, of the office of Chief Butler of England, void by the death of Anthony, late Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Riversearl Rivers, receiving feses of 100l. yearly from the customs and prises of wines and other issues of his office, with all other profits. By p. s.

Margaret Woodville was born to Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Gwenlina Stradling.

Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Elizabeth Scales Countess Rivers were married. Elizabeth Scales Countess Rivers by marriage Countess Rivers (1C 1466). Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers jure uxoris Baron Scales.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Woodville

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great GrandFather: John Woodville

GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

Great GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beauchamp

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonea Lisle

Mother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: John Luxembourg Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny Great x 8 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Luxembourg Great x 7 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alix Dampierre Great x 7 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Jean Chatillon Count Saint-Pol Great Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Fiennes Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

Great GrandMother: Sueva Orsini Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roberto Orsini Count Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sueva del Balzo

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran