Biography of Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York

Timeline

On 03 May 1415 Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York was born to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland and Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland at Raby Castle.

On Oct 1429 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York were married. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York by marriage Earl Cambridge (3C 1414) Earl Ulster.

After 1437. Tomb of Thomas Chaucer and Maud Burghesh in St Mary's Church.
The arms in two rows left to right . . .
Top Row . . .
1 Beaufort; Royal arms of England (France modern) within a bordure compony argent and azure
2 Possibly Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York; possibly Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York who married Philippa Mohun
3 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter
4 Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk impaled Neville
5 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter (again?)
6 Stafford impaled Neville
7 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Burghesh (Burghesh here appears represented with an Argent (white) Chief (top bar) whichmay be a mistake when repainted).

Bottom Row
1 Beauchamp quartered with Newburgh; Earl Warwick reflecting the Beauchamp family having inherited the Earldom of Warwick through marriage to Isabel Maudit who was the sister of William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick who died without issue. Isabel Maudit and William Maudit 8th Earl Warwick were the children of William Maudit and Alice Beaumont-Roger. Alice Beaumont-Roger inherited the Earldom of Warwick when her half-niece Margaret Beaumont-Roger 7th Countess Warwick died.
2 Mohun impaled Beaufort
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Mohun
4 Montacute and Monthermer quartered Neville
5 De la Pole quartered Neville
6 Despencer impaled Burghesh
7 Mohun impaled Burghesh; John Mohun 2nd Baron Mohun Dunster and Joan Burghesh Baroness Mohun Dunster.

On 10 Aug 1439 Anne York Duchess Exeter was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Fotheringay Castle.

On 28 Apr 1442 Edward IV King England was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Rouen.

On 17 May 1443 Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Rouen.

On 22 Apr 1444 Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Rouen.

On 03 May 1446 Margaret of Burgundy was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Fotheringay Castle.

On 21 Oct 1449 George York 1st Duke Clarence was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Dublin Castle, Dublin, County Dublin.

On 02 Oct 1452 Richard III King England was born to Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales and Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York at Fotheringay Castle.

On Jan 1455 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales was restored 3rd Duke York (1C 1385). Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York by marriage Duke York (1C 1385).

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England by marriage Queen Consort England. See Coronation of Richard III.
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, Thomas St Leger, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England, Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland attended.
Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby was appointed as Knight of the Bath.
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III. History doesn't record her reason.

Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales

On 24 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was christened at Winchester Cathedral. Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York held held the child. His godparents included Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby, William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England and Cecily York Viscountess Welles. Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers was present. ( Christening of Arthur Prince of Wales ).

In 1495 Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York was buried at St Mary and All Saints.

On 31 May 1495 Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Neville

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great Grand Daughter of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby

Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Neville

Great Great GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby

Great Great Great GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Zouche Baroness Warkworth

Great GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby

Great Great GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley

Great Great Great GrandFather: James Audley

Great Great Great GrandMother: Ela Longespée

Great Great GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer Baroness Audley Stratton Audley

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes

GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy

Great Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

Great Great Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe

Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy

Great Great Great GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel

Great Great Great GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

Great GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

Great Great Great GrandFather: Roger Clifford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Isabella Vipont

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Clare

Great Great Great GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald

Mother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

Great GrandFather: Edward III King England

Great Great GrandFather: Edward II King England

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England

Great Great GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

Great Great Great GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre

Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

Great Great GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland

Great Great GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault

Great Great Great GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois

GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet