Biography of William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke
On 05 Mar 1451 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke was born to William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke and Anne Devereux.
On 26 Jul 1469 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke succeeded 2nd Earl Pembroke (8C 1468), 2nd Baron Herbert Raglan, 2nd Baron Herbert Powis. Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke by marriage Earl Pembroke (8C 1468).
Before 1476 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke were married.
Around 1476 Elizabeth Herbert 3rd Baroness Herbert Raglan was born to William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Mary Woodville Countess Pembroke.
In 1484 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Katherine York Countess Pembroke were married. Katherine York Countess Pembroke by marriage Earl Pembroke (8C 1468).
Coronation of Elizabeth of York
On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth of York was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey. .
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney, Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire, Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers, William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, who carried the Rod and Dove, attended as did Cecily York Viscountess Welles. [.
On 16 Jul 1491 William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke died.
On 17 Apr 1483, the coffin of Edward IV was carried to Westminster Abbey by Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle, John Savage, Thomas Wortley, Thomas Molyneux, probably John Welles 1st Viscount Welles who had married Edward's daughter Cecily), John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Walter Hungerford, Guy Wolston, John Sapcote, Thomas Tyrrell, John Risley, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland, John Norreys, Louis de Bretelles and John Comyn 4th Lord Baddenoch.
Those in the procession included:
Thomas St Leger, widow of Edward's sister Anne
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk walked in front of the coffin with Edward's personal arms.
John Marlow Abbot Bermondsey followed by:
Thomas Kempe Bishop London
John Hales Bishop Coventry and Lichfield (Bishop of Chester?)
Robert Stillington Bishop Bath and Wells
Edward Story Bishop Chichester
Richard Bell Bishop Carlisle
James Goldwell Bishop Norwich
William Dudley Bishop Durham
John Russell Bishop Rochester, Bishop Lincoln
Cardinal John Morton (as Bishop Ely)
Edmund Audley Bishop Rochester, Bishop Hereford, Bishop Salisbury (as Bishop Rochester)
Peter Courtenay Bishop Exeter, Bishop Winchester, and
Lionel Woodville Bishop Salisbury
Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York brought up the rear.
Cardinal Thomas Bourchier, then Archbishop of Canterbury, took no part due to infirmity.
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln ; the King's nephew,
William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings
Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset
William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (some sources say Earl of Huntingindon?)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby
Richard Fiennes 7th Baron Dacre Gilsland
John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley
George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny
John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet
Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley
Edward Grey 1st Viscount Lisle
Henry Lovell 9th Baron Marshal, 8th Baron Morley
Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers
John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham
Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby
Paternal Family Tree: Herbert
Kings Wessex: Great x 20 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 9 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England
Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of David I King Scotland
Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks
Kings France: Great x 13 Grand Son of Henry I King France
Father: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke
GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert
GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon
Great GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon
Great x 2 GrandFather: Llewellyn Brecon
Great x 3 GrandFather: Hywel Fychan Brecon
Mother: Anne Devereux Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England
GrandFather: Walter Devereux Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England
Great GrandFather: Walter Devereux
Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Devereux
Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter "Elder" Devereux
Great GrandMother: Agnes Crophull Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England
Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Crophull Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England
Great x 3 GrandFather: John Crophull
Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Verdun Baroness Hussey Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England
GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury