Biography of George Neville 1st Duke Bedford

Timeline

Around 1461 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford was born to John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu and Isabel Ingaldsthorpe.

On 27 Mar 1470 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford was created 1st Duke Bedford (3C 1470) in preparation for his marriage to Elizabeth York Queen Consort England which didn't, in the end, take place.

Anne Neville declared Legally Dead

In 1474 Parliament declared Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick legally dead (she lived until 1492) so that Edward IV's two younger brothers George and the Richard, who had married Anne Beauchamp's daughters, Isabel and Anne respectively, could enjoy the significant Beauchamp inheritance after her husband Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury had been killed at the Battle of Barnet in 1471. !Some of the inhertance should have been given to George Neville 1st Duke Bedford but he was only thirteen at the time; his father John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu, younger brother of Warwick the Kingmaker, had also been killed at the Battle of Barnet. He, George Neville 1st Duke Bedford, died in 1483 aged twenty-one somewhat conveniently after the death of Edward IV King England and before Richard III King England acceded to the throne. Curiously the Act of Parliament described Richard III King England enjoying the inheritance as long as there were Neville living heirs male. Upon the death of George Neville 1st Duke Bedford the Neville heir male was Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape born 1468 whose wardship was held by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier. .

In 1478 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford denied his Dukedom by an Act of Parliament ostensibly for lack of money to maintain the style of a duke but more likely to ensure he didn't make claim on his inheritance.

Death of George Neville

On 04 May 1483 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford died. He being the son of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu, the nephew of Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471[Warwick the Kingmaker} who should, perhaps, have inherited the Earldoms of Warwick and Salisbury from his mother that had been appropriated by George Neville 1st Duke Bedford and Richard III King England. The timing somewhat suspicious. The future Richard III would now enjoy the whole of the Warwick inheritance. .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Neville

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, 3rd Baron Monthermer

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Monthermer Baroness Montagu, 3rd Baroness Monthermer Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Francis Countess Salisbury

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Mother: Isabel Ingaldsthorpe Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Edmund Ingaldsthorpe

Great GrandFather: Thomas Ingaldsthorpe

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Ingaldsthorpe

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ingaldsthorpe

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Burgh

Great GrandMother: Margaret Pole

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Pole

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Pole

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bradeston

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Bradeston

GrandMother: Joan Tiptoft Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Tiptoft 1st Baron Tiptoft

Great x 2 GrandFather: Pain Tiptoft

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Tiptoft 2nd Baron Tibetot

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Aspall Baroness Tibetot

Great x 2 GrandMother: Agnes Wrothe

Great GrandMother: Joyce Charleton Baroness Tiptoft Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Charleton 5th Baron Cherleton Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Charleton 3rd Baron Cherleton Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Stafford Baroness Cherleton, Baroness Talbot Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England