Biography of John Vere 13th Earl Oxford

Timeline

On 08 Sep 1442 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford was born to John Vere 12th Earl Oxford and Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford.

On 26 Feb 1462 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford succeeded 13th Earl Oxford (2C 1141).

On 26 May 1465 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

In 1468 Thomas Tresham was imprisoned for having taken part in the plots of John Vere 13th Earl Oxford at Tower of London.

Battle of Barnet

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV commanded at the Battle of Barnet supported by hos brothers George and Richard, John Babington, Wiliam Hastings (commanded), Ralph Hastings, William Norreys, William Parr, John Savage, Thomas St Leger, John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet, Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh and Thomas Strickland.
The Yorkists William Blount, Humphrey Bourchier, Humphrey Bourchier and Thomas Parr were killed. Henry Stafford was killed making his wife Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond a widow for the second time.
The Lancastrians Warwick the Kingmaker, John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu, William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele and William Tyrrell were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford and John Paston were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford commanded, and John Paston and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont fought. .

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
Richard Guildford
Walter Hungerford
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby
John Wingfield
Edward Woodville
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain
Roger Kynaston
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney
William Brandon
James Harrington
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk
John Sacheverell, and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath.
William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Savage commanded.
Robert Poyntz was knighted.

Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby
John Conyers
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley
Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln
Humphrey Stafford
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.
John Babington, William Brandon, James Harrington, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk, John Sacheverell, William Alington, Robert Mortimer, Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe, Richard Bagot and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley were killed.
William Catesby was executed at Leicester after the battle.
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster held as a hostage by Richard III before the Battle of Bosworth.
Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland betrayed Richard III King England by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland processed from Tower of London to Westminster Abbey. Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms. Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley. Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford, created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk. .

Henry VII's Coronation

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond, his mother, attended. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings' Champion. Henry VII King England and Ireland carried the Sword of State. John Vere 13th Earl Oxford carried the King's train. .

Around 1486 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford was appointed 228th Knight Garter: Henry VII.

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 ).

Battle of Stoke Field

On 16 Jun 1487 a Lancastrian army defeated a Yorkist army at the Battle of Stoke Field; considered by many to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Lancastrian army of Henry Tudor comprised:
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Henry Willoughby
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
John Mordaunt
Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape
William Norreys
Edward Norreys wounded
John Paston
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster
Edward Woodville
Thomas Lovell, knighted.
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney.
The Yorksists John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, Edward Stanhope, Thomas Fitzgerald and Martin Schwartz were killed. Lambert Simnel fought and was captured. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.

Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick

On 21 Nov 1499 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford presided at Westminster Hall during the Trial and Execution of Perkin Warbreck and Edward Earl of Warwick.

On 14 Jan 1507 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford were married. Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

On 10 Mar 1513 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford died at Hedingham Castle.

After 10 Mar 1513 John Vere 13th Earl Oxford was buried at Colne Priory.

John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and Margaret Neville Countess Oxford were married. Margaret Neville Countess Oxford by marriage Countess Oxford (2C 1141).

Katherine Vere was born to John Vere 13th Earl Oxford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Vere

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

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

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: John Vere 12th Earl Oxford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandFather: Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandFather: Aubrey Vere 10th Earl Oxford Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alphonse Vere

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jane Foliot

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Alice Fitzwalter Countess Oxford

GrandMother: Alice Sergeaux Countess Oxford

Mother: Elizabeth Howard Countess Oxford Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: John Howard Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Howard Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Howard Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Howard

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Cornwall Great Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Scales Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Scales 3rd Baron Scales Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Ufford Baroness Scales

Great GrandMother: Margaret Unknown

Great x 2 GrandFather: John 5th Lord Plaiz Unknown

GrandMother: Joan Walton

Great GrandFather: John Walton